Support our mission
 
()

Merle Hunter ©Stars and StripesHeidelberg, West Germany, May, 1964: Historian Arnold Toynbee gets some help with his gown before a University of Maryland graduation ceremony at the University of Heidelberg' Neue Aula. Toynbee, author of the 12-volume "A Study of History," received an honorary degree and spoke to a graduation class that included veterans of D-Day and the Bataan Death Match. He warned that if the U.S. and the Soviet Union didn't find a way to cooperate, "it is certain that by the year A.D. 2000, China, uniting under one government more than half the human rare, will dominate Russia, and the United States, and the rest of us."

RELATED MATERIAL: Stars and Stripes' 1964 story about the University of Maryland graduation.

Migrated

stars and stripes videos

around the web

Sign Up for Daily Headlines

Sign-up to receive a daily email of today’s top military news stories from Stars and Stripes and top news outlets from around the world.

Sign up