Lydia Litvyak. One of two Russian pilots who were the world’s only female fighting aces during World War II.  She kicked Nazi butt.

Lydia Litvyak. One of two Russian pilots who were the world’s only female fighting aces during World War II. She kicked Nazi butt.

John Unger cradling his dog Schoep, in Lake Superior.  Schoep is 19 and has arthritis that prevents him from sleeping.  John carries Schoep to Lake Superior and cradles him in his arms until Schoep falls asleep. John credits Schoep for saving his life and now John does all he can for Schoep.    I could cry.  this story was so touching.

LOOK: Touching Photo Of A Man And His Sick Dog

John Unger cradling his dog Schoep, in Lake Superior. Schoep is 19 and has arthritis that prevents him from sleeping. John carries Schoep to Lake Superior and cradles him in his arms until Schoep falls asleep. John credits Schoep for saving his life and now John does all he can for Schoep. I could cry. this story was so touching.

Audie Murphy Most decorated soldier of WWII and most decorated U.S. Soldier in history.

Audie Murphy Most decorated soldier of WWII and most decorated U.S. Soldier in history.

Audie Murphy Most decorated soldier of WWII and most decorated U.S. Soldier in history.

Audie Murphy Most decorated soldier of WWII and most decorated U.S. Soldier in history.

“All quiet along the Potomac”  Mathew Brady’s cameraman, Thomas Le Mere, thought that a standing pose of the president would be popular. Lincoln wondered if it could be accomplished in one shot, and this is the successful result. It was taken on April 17, 1863

“All quiet along the Potomac” Mathew Brady’s cameraman, Thomas Le Mere, thought that a standing pose of the president would be popular. Lincoln wondered if it could be accomplished in one shot, and this is the successful result. It was taken on April 17, 1863

During World War II, Irena Sendler worked in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumbing specialist. She spent most of her days there helping to smuggle Jewish children out before it was too late.  Infants were often carried in the bottom of the toolbox she used and older children were often hidden in a burlap sack she kept in the back of her truck.      It has been reported that Irena managed to smuggle and save about 2,500 children overall.

During World War II, Irena Sendler worked in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumbing specialist. She spent most of her days there helping to smuggle Jewish children out before it was too late. Infants were often carried in the bottom of the toolbox she used and older children were often hidden in a burlap sack she kept in the back of her truck. It has been reported that Irena managed to smuggle and save about 2,500 children overall.


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The Nurse Who Saved Children From Nazis By Hiding Them In Coffins, WWII

Pre-WWII, the young nurse was assigned to one of the most infamous places – the Warsaw Ghetto. #history

The famous photo of the Iwo Jima flag raising, 1945. At the time of this particular assembly the Marine on the far right was misidentified. He has since been correctly identified as Cpl. Harlon Block, not Hansen.

The famous photo of the Iwo Jima flag raising, 1945. At the time of this particular assembly the Marine on the far right was misidentified. He has since been correctly identified as Cpl. Harlon Block, not Hansen.

his is a photo of Susan B. Anthony trying to vote in 1872, when it was illegal for a woman to vote in America. She was beaten and arrested for trying to do something we all take for granted today.

his is a photo of Susan B. Anthony trying to vote in 1872, when it was illegal for a woman to vote in America. She was beaten and arrested for trying to do something we all take for granted today.

Soldado alemán del Este ayuda a un niño a cruzar el nuevo muro de Berlín para reunirse con su familia. 1961

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“Lost within that past life, I realized that by doing so I would not have done to get out of it. It was as if I were enchanted to observe a cut wire hanging in emptiness. “    Yoshimoto, The feather dress

“Lost within that past life, I realized that by doing so I would not have done to get out of it. It was as if I were enchanted to observe a cut wire hanging in emptiness. “ Yoshimoto, The feather dress

Congress Passes Legislation Finally Allowing WASP Burials in Arlington

Congress Passes Legislation Finally Allowing WASP Burials in Arlington

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