Venerated Trier robe relic shown at the ancient city of Trier in Germany. Crowd outside a Cathedral. A vestment purported to have been worn by Christ is displayed. It is the Seamless Robe of Jesus (also known as the Holy Robe, or the Holy Tunic, Honorable Robe, or Chiton of the Lord). United States Air Force personnel among the privileged viewing the robe. The relic is publicly shown only three times in over a century.
German civilians evacuate Trier,Germany with their belongings during World War II. The civilians move with horses and oxen pulled covered wagons through streets. Women ride bicycles. A gate in the city of Trier. A sign reads Trier. Wagons pulled by horses and team of oxen. Trees on either side of the streets. A horse drawn wagon loaded with the belongings of a family. Departing Germans. A tractor pulls a wagon. A stream of civilians move with their belongings. American trucks drive past civilian wagons. The civilians cart their belongings away. German civilians stand with an ox. A wagon filled with belongings.
Coffee and sandwiches are served to American Army troops in Trier, Germany by the Red Cross activists. U.S. soldiers approach Red Cross women at a table in the train station and receive food. Signs beside tracks name various German cities. Two different groups of women red cross workers pose for cameras in front of the "Army Red Cross Enlisted Mens Club." Inside, U.S. Army soldiers check in at the club desk, staffed by Red Cross women workers. U.S. troops gather around a piano played by a Red Cross worker and the group sings along with the piano. Soldiers dance with Red Cross women in a dance hall at the club.
Two F-4Ds of the 49th Tactical Fighter Wing, 9th Tactical Fighter Squadron (TFS) land in formation on runway at Spangdahlem Air Base near Trier, Germany. They deploy drag chutes upon touchdown. Ground crew motion to the aircraft and they taxi and park. Logo and name of the 9th TFS ("The Iron Knights") is displayed on the fuselage of aircraft.
F-4 Phantom finishing taxiing and parks on Spangdahlem Air Base near Trier, Germany. Black Sheep emblem of the 8th Fighter Squadron, 49th Fighter Wing visible on aircraft from side view. Ground crew motioning plane in. Two airmen greet two others beside the plane. They talk. One of these same pilots is shown in a briefing room beside some maps on display. He is being briefed by another officer.
Statue of Karl Marx on his grave stone in Highgate Cemetery, London. A picture of Karl Marx. Scenes in the Soviet Union. Soviet soldiers walking slowly in loose formation. Bolsheviks standing with a large banner. Damaged shops on a street. "One way" street signs in several languages. Large gathering of people carrying signs reading: "Frieden" (Peace, in German). A sign reading: "HALT, Landesgrenze" marking a German provincial boundary. A sign in German, designating the customs border at Furth im Wald, Bavaria ("Zollgrenz-Bezirk, Furth i.Wald"). East German border guards setting obstacles and sentry paths. Picture of Günter Litfin, a twenty-four-year-old tailor, who swam across the Spree Canal to West Germany on 24 August 1961. View of him being fatally shot from across the border, by East German guards, as he is being pulled into West Germany (the first such fatality at the East West German border). Animated map of the world with label references to Berlin,1961; Havana, 1959; Budapest, 1956; Coyoacan, 1940; and Kronstadt, 1921.