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In 1938, Adolf Hitler was Time magazine's Man of the Year and in 1939, he was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Star spangled banner. The flag that flew over Fort McHenry in 1814, photographed in 1873 in the Boston Navy Yard by George Henry Preble.

A rose left on the train car which stands on the unloading ramp of the Auschwitz II-Birkenau site.

vintage soldier kissing little girl by justagigolo, via Flickr

vintage soldier kissing little girl - a photo on Flickriver

Roy Rogers and Trigger with a Polio Victim in Pittsburgh in the ealy 50s when Polio was Rampant in the U.S.

Confederate cavalrymen who were captured during Morgan's Raid photographed eating during their incarceration at Western Penitentiary, Pennsylvania, 1863.

Auschwitz, Poland, A German soldier with a group of laborers in one of the camps

March 14, 1776 Alexander Hamilton is commissioned Captain of a New York Artillery Unit. Today, this unit, the 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery, is the oldest American military unit and the only surviving unit from the Revolutionary War. It's also known as "Hamilton's Own!" Photo Credit: "Portrait of Alexander Hamilton in the Trenches" by Alonzo Chappel (1829-1887). Oil on canvas, c. 1857. Museum of the City of New York, Gift of Mrs. Alexander Hamilton and General Pierpont Morgan Hamilton.

Revolutionary War Era

Alexander Hamilton (1/11/1755 or 1757-7/12/1804) was a Founding Father of the United States, chief of staff to General Washington, one of the most influential interpreters and promoters of the Constitution, the founder of the nation's financial system, and the founder of the first American political party.

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His Excellency, General George Washington the Marquis de Lafayette at Valley Forge. Valley Forge in Pennsylvania was the site of the military camp of the American Continental Army over the winter of 1777–1778 during the American Revolutionary War.

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Battle of King's Mountain, MAJ Patrick Ferguson, British Army, mortally wounded by Patriot mountain men militia. The Patriots defeated the Regulars and Loyalist militia in a battle that turned the tide in the South and the Revolution.

General Sir Banastre Tarleton, 1st Baronet, GCB (21 August 1754 – 15 January 1833) - much maligned for his part (on the British side) in the American Revolutionary war; a career officer. The love of Perdita Robinson's life. Fabulous in those thigh tight breeches and boots!

George Washington's actual cot and camp site during the Revolutionary War.

The Battle of Yorktown was the last major battle in the Revolutionary War. The Americans had finally won! At this battle, Lord Cornwalllis surrendered for the British.

American Revolution

General George Washington at 45 - "My first wish is to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth."

General Alexander Hamilton, American Revolutionary War Hero and later the first Secretary of Treasurer under President Washington.

John Trumbull (self-portrait) (1756-1843) was an American artist during the period of the Revolutionary War. He was the son of Jonathan Trumbull, Governor of Connecticut from 1769 to 1784. A soldier in the Revolutionary War, John Trumbull was second personal aide to General Washington. In 1780, he went to London where he studied under Benjamin West and painted his first two battle scenes. In 1794, Trumbull acted as secretary to John Jay during negotiations of the treaty with Great Britain.

John Trumbull - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Portrait of Patrick Henry (1736-1799) Revolutionary War orator and statesman. In a speech urging armed resistance against the British, he declared: "Give me liberty, or give me death!"

Portrait of Patrick Henry

General Sir Banastre Tarleton, 1st Baronet (1754-1833) was a British soldier politician. He is today probably best remembered for his military service during the American Revolutionary War. He became the focal point of a propaganda campaign claiming that he had fired upon surrendering Continental Army troops at the Battle of Waxhaws. In a publication The Green Dragoon: The Lives of Banastre Tarleton Mary Robinson by Robert D. Bass (published in 1952) he was given the nickname "Bloody Ban"