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After the three month long Battle of Bataan 76,000 American and Filipino Prisoners of War were forced to march in what is now known as the Bataan Death March/
Bataan Death March
The Bataan Death March in 1942
The Bataan Death March
A survivor of the Bataan Death March in 1942
Oskar Shindler died bankrupt and penniless of a heart ailment in 1974
Louis Pasteur married Marie Laurent in 1849. They had five children; three whom died from Typhoid. Those personal tragedies inspired Louis to find cures for diseases.
MP Lt. Paul Unger, 2nd Armoured Division, searching the POW SS-Untersturmführer Kurt Peters, III. in the area of Notre Dame de Cenilly of Saint Lô, France. 27 July 1944.
The Hindenburg Disaster marked the end of the Airship Era for public transportation
In 1891 Edison invented the Kinetoscope for showing short simple films. He is also credited for designing and producing the Floruoscope used in taking x-rays.
I don't know about anyone else but I was sure glad when they came out with the oral polio vaccine that you got to drink out of a little cup. I didn't like the shots much.
Switchboard operators at the Sydney GPO Switchboard, 1913