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27 Vintage Photos of Military Couples That Will Melt Your Heart

Helen's older brother enlisted in WWII and was killed after his tank was bombed and he burned to death. This was him and his wife, Penny Reynolds. They were married for five years.

from NBC News

'Priceless' Civil War Photo of Slave Selina Gray Found on eBay

'Priceless' Civil War Photo of Slave Selina Gray Found on eBay......really want to know the story of Selina Gray.


US Marines battle Japanese forces during Operation Stalemate II, otherwise known as the Battle of Peleliu island (present day Palau) Sept-Nov 1944. Contrary to initial assessments predicting a short conflict, stiff Japanese resistance and heavy fortifications forced the Marines into a fierce 2-month battle of attrition. The Peleliu casualty rate was the highest for U.S. military personnel of any battle in the Pacific War.

from All That Is Interesting

The Ten Most Iconic Photos Of The 1940s

Contrary to popular opinion, the two in the picture were not lovers; the soldier was jubilantly planting kisses on women in Times Square Read more at

from Civil War Saga

Jesse James: The Confederate Guerrilla

William T. “Bloody Bill” Anderson (1838 – 1864) was a notorious Confederate guerrilla leader with whom Jesse James associated for a brief period during the Civil War.


The Brewster F2A Buffalo was an American fighter aircraft which saw limited service early in World War II. It was one of the first U.S. WWII Monoplanes with an arrestor hook and other modifications for aircraft carriers. It usually had an open canopy. Though the Buffalo won a competition against the Grumman F4F Wildcat in 1939 to become the US Navy's first monoplane fighter aircraft, 1937 wem

from Mental Floss

The Quick 10: 10 More Celebrity Veterans

Paul Newman - attractive, a good actor, a veteran, and creator of fine salad dressings ;)


Since the Fire Nation focused a war of attrition on the Southern Water Tribe, severely depleting their number and taking all their benders, it's not at all surprising that the men would wear Northern Water Tribe colours and symbols - to draw unwanted attention away from home.

from BuzzFeed

25 Dogs And Cats With Soldiers

<b>Because even in times of war, man needs man's best friend.</b> More