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Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Margaret and Earl of Snowdon. A most unguarded picture of the queen

** Vintage Photo Booth Picture ** Ahem... Umm...... please excuse me while I pick myself up off the floor! Royal Air Force Officer, ca. 1940

Wow, I had no idea! Born Audrey Kathleen Ruston, she would later change her name to Edda von Heemstra to protect herself from the Germans in 1940. Later she would take her famous surname from her great grandmother, Kathleen Hepburn and the rest is history{.

The Real Face of George Washington: Front View. Life mask made in 1785 by French sculptor, Jean Antoine Houdon when Washington was 53 years old. Life Mask shows Washington as he really appeared in life without the personal or subjective interpretations of the many artists, painters and sculptors whom through the years recorded Our First President's likeness.

The Real Face Of George Washington: Front View

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Reconstructed face from the Shroud of Turin.

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Hanns Ann Alexander wedding 1946 A Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany marries a captain in the Britsh army (himself a refugee from Nazi Germany) after World War 2

"This victim of Nazi inhumanity still rests in the position in which he died, attempting to rise and escape his horrible death. He was one of 150 prisoners savagely burned to death by Nazi SS troops. Germany, April 16, 1945."

Lorraine Warren, the ORIGINAL paranormal investigator who investigated the Amityville Haunting before hauntings were cool.

A pair of US Marines share their foxhole with an Okinawan boy who wandered into their lines, July 1945

The Passion of Former Days: Soldiers Sleeping

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In Soviet Union women participating in WWII were erased from history, remaining as the occasional anecdote of a female sniper or simply as medical staff or, at best, radio specialists. The word “front-line girl” (frontovichka) became a terrible insult, synonimous to “whore”. Hundreds thousand of girls who went to war to protect their homeland with their very lives, who came back injured or disabled, with medals for valor, had to hide it to protect themselves from public scorn.

The model for Uncle Sam on the famous 1917 post “I want you” is the face of the painter, James Montgomery Flagg. For effect he aged his own portrait and added the goatee beard. Flagg used his own picture in order to avoid the need to find a model.

Normandy.

The Rat Pack: Peter Lawford, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Dean Martin

Drivers across the border were compelled to post signs on cars to ward off police looking for the Chicago gangster, 1933, Chicago.

CALUMET 412 : Photo

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in the early 1950s programs were started to issue dog-tags to children. There was concern that in the event of a surprise atomic attack it would be difficult to identify the millions of children killed while at school.

This photograph intrigues me so much! Why isn’t this the most famous photo from 9/11 instead of the falling man? Isn’t two people holding hands after jumping more significant than one man? It makes me wonder what the story is behind this photo, were they friends or lovers? Or just strangers who were too scared to jump alone? It shows that people need a helping hand even in their final moments.

The media, with little prompting, published nothing regarding FDR's paralysis. This is such a shocking image. He had to rely on so many people to help him be the amazing president he was. ("Attendants assisting President Roosevelt out of the car while the president's dog, Fala, looks on. (January 20, 1941)")