An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed Berlin Wall,  From what is known, the photograph was taken the day the emerging Wall was put up in August 1961 and the boy was found on the opposite side of the wall from his family. Despite given orders by the East German government to let no one pass, the soldier helped the boy through the barbwire.

An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed Berlin Wall, From what is known, the photograph was taken the day the emerging Wall was put up in August 1961 and the boy was found on the opposite side of the wall from his family. Despite given orders by the East German government to let no one pass, the soldier helped the boy through the barbwire.

The unmanned Saturn/Apollo 4 (AS-501) mission, launched November 9, 1967, was the first unmanned test flight of the three stage Saturn V rocket. It carried a payload of an Apollo Command and Service Module (CSM) into Earth orbit.

The unmanned Saturn/Apollo 4 (AS-501) mission, launched November 9, 1967, was the first unmanned test flight of the three stage Saturn V rocket. It carried a payload of an Apollo Command and Service Module (CSM) into Earth orbit.

German soldiers in Jersey. The Channel Islands were the only part of the British Isles to be occupied during the war and in 1942-43 more than 2,000 residents were deported to Germany.

German soldiers in Jersey. The Channel Islands were the only part of the British Isles to be occupied during the war and in 1942-43 more than 2,000 residents were deported to Germany.

Since we're on the topic of war heroes...the Finn...aka WHITE DEATH

Since we're on the topic of war heroes...the Finn...aka WHITE DEATH

The Imperial Japanese Navy carrier Akagi, the flagship of the strike force that attacked Pearl Harbor, in April 1942 prior to the Battle of Midway.

The Imperial Japanese Navy carrier Akagi, the flagship of the strike force that attacked Pearl Harbor, in April 1942 prior to the Battle of Midway.

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