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Staff Sgt. Keaton Thiem received the Silver Star medal in a ceremony Nov. 16 on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, where he is stationed. (U.S. Air Force)

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German Luftwaffe Heinkel He 111 bombers during the Battle of Britain

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from The New Yorker

The Tragic, Forgotten History of Black Military Veterans

The susceptibility of black ex-soldiers to extrajudicial murder and assault has long been recognized by historians.

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Three RAF Westland Lysanders over Suez canal

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1st December 1944 - P-38 Lightning aircraft at rest on an airstrip in Chico California United States

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Boche prisoner wounded and muddy coming in on the 13th (1918) A British soldier is helping a wounded German prisoner walk along a railway track away from a bridge. A man possibly in French military uniform is shown behind them holding a camera and tripod. The derogatory term for a German 'Boche or 'Bosch originates from the French slang 'alboche which was two words 'Allemand (German) and 'caboche (pate head) put together. This photograph is a reminder that the French also had official war…

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B-25 Mitchell and B-17 Shoreham Airshow 2013 By John5199

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