A tea party with Hitler, and other banal scenes by Hugo Jaeger, 1939

The trouble with [SS colonel] Eichmann was precisely that so many were like him, and that the many were neither perverted nor sadistic, that they were, and still are, terribly and terrifyingly normal. From the viewpoint of our legal institutions and of our moral standards of judgment, this normality was much more terrifying than all the atrocities put together. —Hannah Arendt

Photograph by Harris & Ewing, 1939

Chinese Aviatrix receives gift of new plane from Col. Roscoe Turner. Washington, D.C., April 3. Col. Roscoe Turner, winner of speed trophies in the air, dropped down to Washington Airport today with a red high wing monoplane which he presented to the friends of New China, represented by Miss Hilds Yen, Chinese Aviatrix. The plane, ‘the Spirit of New China’, was built by the Porterfield factory.

Photograph by Harris & Ewing, 1939

Chinese Aviatrix receives gift of new plane from Col. Roscoe Turner. Washington, D.C., April 3. Col. Roscoe Turner, winner of speed trophies in the air, dropped down to Washington Airport today with a red high wing monoplane which he presented to the friends of New China, represented by Miss Hilds Yen, Chinese Aviatrix. The plane, ‘the Spirit of New China’, was built by the Porterfield factory.