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Hundreds of thousands of Americans came to Florida in July, 1969 - to watch the launch of Apollo XI - the first mission to land on the Moon - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

John F Kennedy inspired the Apollo program - to go to the Moon... and visited Salt Lake City in September 1963 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

The launch contrail of the last Space Shuttle 2011 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

President Lyndon Johnson signing a bill: 1968 the Oval Office - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Firefighters at work following a market fire in Saigon, Vietnam 1971 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

A US Army helicopter delivering supplies to Khe Sahn Vietnam 1971 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

A young US soldier with a letter from home Lang Vei Vietnam 1971 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

A US spotter plane over An Loc, during the Easter Offesive 1972 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

A group of Vietnamese children, mistakenly burned by a napalm bomb (the oldest girl was to become famous in Nick Ut's "napalm girl" photo Trang Bang Vietnam 1972 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Caring for an elderly woman among the Bengali refugees, in a West Bengal camp near Calcutta 1971 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Former Presidential counsel John Dean being sworn in at the Watergate Hearings 1973 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Following the coup d'Etat against President Allende the Chilean Army burns "suspicious" books Santiago 1973 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Coup leader - Army General Augusto Pinochet Santiago 1973 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Suspects rounded up for detention, the National Stadium, Santiago 1973 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

A Chilean cemetary during the days after the Coup d'Etat 1973 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Secretary of State Henry Kissinger with President Richard Nixon 1973 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Two village children in the Niger bush, where drought created terrible living conditions in the sub-Sahara - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Leaving NY for the last time, the SS France passes by the newly opened World Trade Center towers 1974 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

The Resignation of President Richard Nixon 1974 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Yassir Arafat speaks at the United Nations General Assembly 1974 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Reggae star Bob Marley, at his Tuff Gong/Kingston home, Jamaica 1976 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Anti Shah demonstrators face down the Army, in ongoing street demonstrations Tehran 1978 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Anti Shah demonstrators try restraining a soldier during a large demonstration 1978 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

The day before Aystollah Khomeini's return to Iran after decades of exile, members of the Army shot and killed a demonstrator, and his friends showed off his blood on their hands, showing that another martyr had fallen 1979 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Ayatollah Khomeini at his Refa School office in Tehran, after returning from exile 1979 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Gathered by President Jimmy Carter, Egyptian President Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Begin sign the Camp David accords at the White House 1979 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Anti-Shah demonstrations in Tehran would often number in the hundreds of thousands 1979 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Fleeing the Killing Fields of Cambodia following the bloody take over by the Khmer Rouge, refugees streamed into neighboring Thailand 1979 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Following 444 days of captivity, the returned American Hostages have a ticker tape parade in New York 1981 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

In her last moments as an unmarried girl, Diana Spencer climbs the steps of St Pauls to her wedding with Prince Charles 1981 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

In the days before Christmas 1981, Polish citizens gather to silently protest the arrival of Martial Law, and quashing of Solidarity - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

 A group of 82nd Airborne troopers on break in Grenada when soldiers were sent in to save the Med students 1983 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Famed American long distance runner Mary Decker lays in agony beside the track infield, after her collision with Zola Budd LA Olympics 1984 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

He came for 4 Golds and he got them: Carl Lewis running the 100m at the LA 1984 Summer Games - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Drought and Famine struck Ethiopia 1984 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

A young boy goes for the last drop of water in the Korem Refugee Camp, Ethiopia 1984 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Even in a wretched refugee camp, a mother's love is present. Ethiopia 1984 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

The first Summit of Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev: Geneva 1985 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

In November of 1989 the Berlin Wall opened up, and eventually reunited East and West Germany - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

East meets West: The Berlin Wall 1989 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

President George H W Bush at the Whtie House 1990 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Gold Medal dinver Fu Minh Xia at the Barcelona Games 1992 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Playing the sax at one of his Inaugural Balls Bill Clinton 1993 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Cuban fishermen figure out where theres a will, theres a way: Fishing from inner tubes, Havana Harbor - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

The 50th Anniversary of the D-Day landings: Bob Williams, had jumped into Ste Mere Eglise in 1944, and jumped again in 1994 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Pole vault record holder Lawrence Johnson goes over the bar: Penn Relays 1996 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

On the road, but always in touch: Bill Gates in India 1992 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky sips a cosmo at Mortons/DC following the explosive news of her affiar with Bill Clinton 1998 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Bill Clinton walks to Marine 1, with Hillary, Chelsea and Buddy. 1998 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

U S Secret Service officers in charge of President George W Bush's trip to New York after 9/11 2001 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

The first anniversary of the 9/11 attacks: Wall Street - New York 2002 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, entire neighborhoods were inundated with walls of sand and dirt 2006 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

The first resident to return to New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward: Herb Gettridge at home 2006 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Hnororing the 911 attacks, President George W Bush at Arlington National Cemetary 2005 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Aloft, and going up, a Gymnast at the 2008 Beijing Olympics - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Senator Barack Obama, on his campaign plane, in his quest for the Presidency 2008 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

An unmistakeable sign of the January 6 attacks: a smashed window on a door at the US Capitol Rotunda 2021 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

President Donald Trump takes short route to Marine 1 on the White House South Lawn, just outside the Oval Office - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

January 20, 2021 Joe Biden takes the Oath of Office - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

A large format photograph of the contrail of the Space Shuttle 2011 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Olympics in the time of Covid: Tokyo Equestrian, with virtually no spectators in a new Equestrian Stadium 2021 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Omaha Beach: Where the first troops of D-Day landed on June 6, 1944 1994 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Visiting American veterans sitting on the sands of Utah Beach, 40 years after D_Day - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

In 1974, at the 30th anniversary of D-Day, an American vet shares a picture of himself as a young man, with a French woman, at a lunch offered by a French village to thank the troops 1974. - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Remnants of the D-Day landings 1994 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Former soldier Harry Parley holds a picture of himself as a young soldier 2004 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

An American veteran brings a scrapbook of pictures he shot in 1944, to a family living in a farmhouse where he had taken refuge 40 years before - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Omaha Beach - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

American veteran Harry Parley 2004 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

John robinson, who flew B-26 Marauders in support of the D-Day landings in 1944 2004 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Now cracked and falling down, this was a launch sight for German V-1 rockets, aimed at England the last year of WW2 1994 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Dr Harold Baumgarten, wounded 3 times on Omaha Beach the morning of D-Day 2004 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

A gun emplacement at Pointe du Hoc, where US Rangers scaled the cliffs 1994 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Elbert Legg, who worked in the Graves Registration section of the Army. Their job was to take care of the Dead. 2004 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

The US Omaha Beach Cemetary 2004 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

A US Veteran acknowledges the location of a comrade 1984 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

A US veteran at the American Cemetary near Omaha Beach 1989 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

A young couple wanders along Omaha Beach at H hour, early in the morning of June 6 2019 the 75th Anniversary of D-Day - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

A pair of veterans embrace on Omaha Beach D+75 years 2019 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

American veteran Leo Jereb touches the waters of Utah Beach fifty years after D-Day 1994 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Thousands of older athletes are taking advantage of the new competitions being arranged for Seniors 2017 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Seventy-plus runners leave the starting line for the 100m 2017 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Race Walking is a big event at the Huntsman World Senior Games in Utah each autumn 2019 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

A sprinter readies for the 200m: New Jersey Senior Games 2019 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Women compete in all the sports: Shot put National Senior Games 2019 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Throwing a Javelin National Senior Games 2019 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Pickleball is the new, hot sport: National Senior Games 2017 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Each September more than 600 Senior Softball teams gather in Las Vegas for the biggest softball tourney in the country 2018 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

Its all elbows in the Women's 80+ basketball National Senior Games 2017 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

You're never too old to shoot: National Senior Games 2017 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

A very happy group of women volleyballers Huntsman Senior Games 2019 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

He's 82 but swims almost every day in San Francisco Bay, and often to Alcatraz 2018 - ©2024 David Burnett.<br/>All rights reserved.

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