ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S FUNERAL included a wake for the late president held on Cleveland's Public Square on 28 Apr. 1865. Lincoln had been assassinated in Washington, DC, on 14 Apr. Cleveland was one stop in a 1,700-mile rail journey to Springfield, IL, where Lincoln was buried on 4 May. The funeral train arrived in Cleveland at UNION DEPOT from Buffalo, NY, at 6:50 A.M. from Karen S
MG-42 in action with 50-round belt loaded. A common practice when moving with the LMG. Note the trench shovel inside the belt. The short handled shovel was much more commonly used than knives for hand to hand combat in WWII, mostly on the Russian front.
HIRH Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and HH The Duchess of Hohenberg. Died: June 28, 1914, aged 50 and 46 . Their assassination sparked WW1. . The Archduke is interred with his wife in Artstetten Castle, Austria.
Jimmy Stewart was hardcore. He was rejected from the WWII draft for being too skinny, and kept applying until he had bulked enough. The army tried to give him the celebrity treatment, have him make training films and sell bonds. He fought against it and instead became a fighter pilot, flying over 20 missions in Nazi occupied Europe. He retired a Brigadier General of the USAF. Also, he won an Oscar and starred in countless classics ~