” The future belongs to those with the longest memory” –  Nietzsche (1844-1900)

To remember the importance of some major events of history, the artist Seth Taras realized a worldwide advertising campaign for the History Channel. In this series you find some photographs and short films that mix with elegance symbolic places of the past where history was written and the same places today.

Here is the result of this touching campaign under the well chosen title: “Know where you stand”

The Berlin Wall

Berlin, Germany, 1989-2004

Saint Laurent sur Mer Normandie 1944

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Normandie, France 1944-2004

Adolf Hitler in Paris

Adolf Hitler in Paris 1940- 2004

Hindenburg

Hindenburg, Lakehurst, New Jersey, USA 1937-2007

And finally, here is one of the video commercials:

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