Angélique-Marguerite du Coudray was a famous 18th century midwife and designed this mannequin to teach midwife trainees about delivering babies. Louis XV learned of her expertise and asked her to set up courses throughout France. From 1759-1779 she traveled the country with her mannequin and published her Abrégé de l’Art des accouchements (Abridged Art of Child Delivery).
A sweet innocent moment in the middle of carnage: Pvt Alvin Harley of the Armored Division gets a kiss from a little French girl in Abancourt, France on Valentine's Day Note the very serious puppy attending the instant. A wonderful photo indeed! by april
“Louis and Lola” were Michel and Edmond Navratil (age: four & two). They were known as the Titanic Orphans, the only children rescued without a parent or guardian. It turned out their father had kidnapped them and their mother was alive in France. Michel was the last male survivor of the Titanic, dying in 2001.
HEARTBREAKING- NEVER forget 9-11! The passengers on this plane overtook the hijacker to prevent him from reaching his target. They believe he was target was the WHITE HOUSE Never forget 9-11 Remember that real people died. Sometimes we get mixed up with numbers and statistics and forget the lives that were taken and hearts that were broken.
Jan. 11, 1935: Amelia Earhart Becomes the First Person to Fly from Hawaii to U.S. Mainland On this day in 1935, aviator Amelia Earhart became the first person to fly solo from Honolulu, Hawaii to Oakland, California. Two years later, Earhart would begin her ill-fated around-the-world flight, disappearing over the Pacific after completing nearly 22, 000 miles of the voyage.