The highest honour in the Airbrush ( A ) industry is the Vargas Award named after Alberto Vargas , as he was one of the masters of the art . B is Zita Johann , the most famous Vargas Girl , who shot to fame because of Vargas’ work for the poster of The Sin of Nora Moran
Vargas Girl posters were used as pin-ups during WW II and were called BOMBSHELLS
In 1945 , Shimon Peres ( A ) who was then known as Shimon Persky , found a nest of Bearded Vultures ( B ) in the Negev Desert . The bird is known as ‘Peres’ in hebrew and the named was adopted by Persky as his new surname .
The image is an infrared image of the Valley of Geysers in Russia . It has the 2 nd largest concentration of geysers in the world . At No. 1 position is the Upper Geyser basin in the Yellowstone National park
The man in the pic is Jody Scheckter who won the 1979 F1 championship with Ferrari . Scheckter was the last driver to win a driver's championship for Ferrari until Michael Schumacher did so 21 years later .
The car Scheckter is seen driving here is a Tyrrell P34 , the most famous 6 – wheeled F1 car
Madame de Pompadour is alleged to have comforted Louis XV after the Battle of Rossbach by saying this now famous by-word: " au reste, après nous, le Déluge " ("After us, the Deluge") , a premonition of impending political and social collapse
The Parachute Memorial in Sainte Mere Eglise in France to commemorate the D-day landings . The story behind this memorial is a famous incident involving paratrooper John Steele of the 505th PIR, whose parachute caught on the spire of the town church, and could only observe the fighting going on below.