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An SS recruiting poster used in the Netherlands: “For your honor and conscience! Against Bolshevism. The Waffen-SS calls you!" #Festung_Europa

German dog hospital, 1915

Abandoned ruins of a celtic castle

Hitler and Keitel examine the handiwork of the Stukas upon a Polish armored train. This is a rare photo of the Fuehrer actually carrying a sidearm. Hitler almost never went armed. According to some historians, he almost always, did wear a hat with defensive lining, the equivalent of a helmet.

Theater Marquee, 1977

Back in the Day - Grant's Golden Brand Pomade

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Hitler inspecting a Panzer tank: Adolf Hitler, Ferdinand Porsche, Walter Buhle and Albert Speer inspecting weaponry on March 18 or 19, 1943 in Rügenwalde in Pommern.

American Revolution - The Battle of Brandywine, also known as the Battle of Brandywine Creek, was fought between the American army of Major General George Washington and the British-Hessian army of General Sir William Howe on September 11, 1777.

Battle of Brandywine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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July 3, 1778 – The Wyoming Massacre occurred during the American Revolution in the Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania. The Wyoming Valley was largely depopulated of white settlers after the summer of 1778. The massacre became an important propaganda tool for the patriot cause, forcing Gen. George Washington to appoint Maj. Gen. John Sullivan to lead a huge and carefully planned campaign against the Iroquois on the Pennsylvania and New York frontier in the autumn of 1779.

10 Apr 45: Doomed B-24 Liberator flown by Col James Gilson and named for his son. "Stevonovitch II" (aka "Black Nan") was on what was supposed to be a milk run over Lugo, Italy, in support of the Battle of Bologna, when it was hit in the wing by German flak. All but one of the crew of 10 were killed. The bombardier was thrown clear and survived. The plane was a new Pathfinder Forces ship (PFF), the forerunner of modern GPS systems. #WWII #History

WWII Day-By-Day: April 10

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Damage to U-513 Conning Tower Cause by the Impact with the LORD STRATHCONA

Formal photograph of Ronald Reagan. 1934.

Knights Templar: Around 1119 CE, King Baldwin II of Jerusalem agreed to grant the request to form a monastic order for the protection of the pilgrims traveling to the Holy Land in Jerusalem. This request of this new order came from a French knight, Hugues de Payens, and his relative Godfrey de Saint-Omer. The Order took the name of the Poor Knights of Christ and the Temple of Solomon, or "#Templar" #knights.

Poor Fellow-Soldiers of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon

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Pulaski Day honors Revolutionary War hero: Pulaski was a famed cavalry officer and freedom fighter in Poland who, at the behest of Benjamin Franklin, joined the American Revolutionary War. Known as the father of the American cavalry, he died after being wounded in October 1779 in a battle to take back Savannah, Ga., from the British.

Pulaski Day honors Revolutionary War hero - Chicago Sun-Times

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Privates and Officers of De Lancey's Brigade and Johnson's Royal Regiment of New York 1776 - 1783

Olive Oatman was 13 when she traveled with her family to California by wagon. Attacked by Indians who killed all of the family but Olive, her Sister (who later died of starvation) and her Brother (who escaped). Sold to the Mojave tribe as a slave, she was tattooed and taken in as "one of their own". She was rescued 5 yrs later. She married John Fairchild in 1860, moved to Sherman TX where she died in 1903 and was buried in West Hill Cemetery on Lamar St. in Sherman.

Here's a Normandy Beach landing photo they don't show you in textbooks. Brave women of the Red Cross arriving in 1944 to help the injured troops. Bad ass.

Delano, Jack, photographer. Chicago, Illinois. Model airplanes decorate the ceiling of the train concourses at Union Station 1943 Feb.

Found in Armenia, this 5,500 year old leather shoe is the oldest in the world. Made from a single piece of cow-hide, its preservation is so perfect that archaeologists originally guessed it was only about 600 or 700 years old. Only after radiocarbon dating did they discover how far off they were. The level of detail preserved is simply astonishing: ancient grass found inside the shoe was probably used for warmth. Even its shoelaces are still in nearly pristine condition. (repin)

5,500-year-old leather shoe is oldest ever discovered

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Ship builders in Belfast bidding farewell to the ship they just completed - the #Titanic - 1912