Felix Baumgartner at the edge of space, miles high jumped from a helium balloon to perform a legendary skydive (he also set the altitude record for highest manned balloon flight, parachute jump from the highest altitude, and greatest free fall velocity)
These three dead German Waffen-SS troops were a three man 'Panzerschreck' team that tried to slow up the advance of an American armored column and were killed by a direct hit. Note the German Sturmgewehr 44 and Raketenpanzerbüsche near the corpses.
French Resistance member Georges Blind smiling in front of a German execution squad. October In the end, this turned out to be a mock execution intended to make him talk. Georges never did. He was forwarded to a concentration camp.