This is maybe one of the most powerful pictures I have ever seen. The numbers on the arms are from prisoners of Nazi concentration camps. The numbers replaced their names while at the camps and they were tattooed on so that they could be easily tracked by the Germans. This is why we study history. So this never happens again.

Tattooed arms from prisoners of Nazi concentration camps. The numbers replaced their names while at the camps. They were tattooed on so that they could be easily tracked by the Germans. This is why we study history. So this never happens again.

Geraldine Doyle - the woman whose picture inspired the We Can Do It poster.

Rosie the Riveter April 22 2015 Geraldine Doyle - the woman whose picture inspired the We Can Do It poster.

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Rides A Bike

Susan Peters, Oscar nominated for Random Harvest. Photo: Howie Cohen's Everything Bicycles/Hollywood Rides a Bike

Ernest Hemingway WWI

American author Ernest Hemingway in dressed in the uniform of an ambulance driver for the International Red Cross during World War I, where he was stationed on the Italian front. (He almost looks like Yon Gonzalez in this photo.

A lone British soldier stands up to his knees in spent shell cases. France, World War I, The Great War, The War to End All Wars. Or so they thought at the time. If only they knew...

A lone British soldier stands up to his knees in spent shell cases - France, WWI. During the artillery bombardment of the Somme, 1600 guns fired over million shells.

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Women of WW2-Land Girls

For a healthy, happy job: Join the Women's Land Army -- WWII propaganda poster (Great Britain, UK).

Orphaned Child and dog: Jiegu, Yushu County, Qinghai province, NorthernTibet: April 2010 Earthquake

Car graveyard, Ardennes, Belgium - Many American soldiers based on the Western front during World War 2 purchased cars for personal use. When the war ended, they proved too expensive to ship home and many were left abandoned in this eerie graveyard.

The 40 Most Breathtaking Abandoned Places In The World

Art Chatillon Car Graveyard from WWII in Belgium - cars were left by soldiers because they were too expensive to bring home. Looks like a post-apocalyptic highway. peace-for-our-time-all-things-wwii

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