Fifty years is half a century.

Time marches on.  That much we know.  Here's a case in point.

It's been fifty years since the Fab Four first arrived in America for their now famous tour that included a renown appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show.  If you're old enough, this doesn't seem like such a long time ago.





But here's what a group of Brits were doing 50 years before that:




I'm not sure if this makes the Beatles that much more distant or World War I so very much closer.

(Photo from the Battle of the Somme, 1916.)


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