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Leonardo da Vinci's painting "Girl With Ermine" (looks like a ferret to me)

Various instruments for the eyes collected from ancient physicians and surgeons / N. de Louvain, 1593.

Rockford Peaches Womens Baseball - Rockford, Illinois 1945

The rarely seen back of the Hoover Dam before it filled with water 1936 - Imgur

Cast and crew of THE WIZARD OF OZ celebrating original director Victor Fleming's 50th birthday before he left the film to direct GONE WITH THE WIND. Note Margaret Hamilton (Wicked Witch of the West) enjoying her ice cream. - Imgur

Band of Brothers hero Bill Guarnere after the war - he died March 8, 2014

@Molly Williams - I want you to send me a picture of this when you get to Alaska

Cathay Williams - Became the first and the only known female Buffalo Soldier. Enlisting in the US Regular Army 1866 at St. Louis, Missouri for a three year engagement, passing herself off as a man. She is the first African American female to enlist, and the only documented to serve in the United States Army posing as a man under the pseudonym, William Cathay.

Ah - the early days of the "Mirth Mobile" - 1973 Gremlin cars advertisement.

Most of the rooms were to be used for guests -- guests that would never be seen again. Evidence would later be found to show that Holmes used rooms as "asphyxiation chambers", where his victims were gassed. Other chambers were lined with iron plates and had blowtorch-like devices fitted into the walls. In the basement, Holmes installed a dissecting table and maintained his own crematory. There was also an acid vat and pits filled with quicklime, where bodies could be conveniently disposed of.

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania | 20 Beautiful Civil War-Era Photographs Of American Landscapes

Jacqueline Kennedy stands in front of her husband's grave at Arlington National Cemetery on November 28, 1963. With Mrs. Kennedy are, John J. McNally, Jr., Larry O'Brien, Pierre Salinger and Kenneth O'Donnell, all of the White House staff, and her sister, Princess Lee Radziwill. Mrs. Kennedy kneels and makes the sign of the cross. The eternal flame she lit on the day of the funeral is seen in the foreground.

Normandy, June 1944: The body of a US KIA lies on the edge of water against the backdrop of soldiers on small boats and the sillouettes of Liberty cargo ships bringing in supplies for the Allied bridgeheads, while a barrage balloon hovers over them.

The Galgano Sword in the Stone inside the Montesiepi Chapel by Adrian Michael. This is the actual sword in stone, now kept under glass and lock and key. The sword has been verified as an authentic 12th century sword. Galgano was beatified four years after his death.

D-Day, the invasion of France, June 6, 1944. American craft of all styles at Omaha Beach, Normandy, during the first stages of the Allied invasion. (Popperfoto, 1944/Peter Macdiarmid,

Paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division land on their drop zone in Holland during Operation Market-Garden on September 17, 1944.