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Crash landing of Grumman F6F Hellcat on flight deck of USS Enterprise while enroute to attack Makin Island during the “Battle of Makin.” Lt. Walter Chewning the catapult officer is clambering up the side of the plane to assist pilot Ens. Byron Johnson, from the flaming cockpit, November 1943.

A dying soldier clutching to a priest after being hit by sniper fire.

Rare photo of the actor that portrayed Godzilla enjoying some tea in between takes

Aboriginal man using newly installed phone for the first time in Amhem Land, Australia, ca. 1975. Photo by Penny Tweedie

Shedding a light on the psyche of war: Zippo lighters from U.S. troops fighting in Vietnam reveal the hopes of and fears of a life under fire

in the early 1950s programs were started to issue dog-tags to children. There was concern that in the event of a surprise atomic attack it would be difficult to identify the millions of children killed while at school.

Now, this is terrifying! A bottle of Bayer's 'Heroin'. Between 1890 and 1910 heroin was sold as a non-addictive substitute for morphine... It was also used to treat children suffering with a strong cough.

This actress is the voice of Snow White. Adriana Caselotti

Shirley Temple entertaining the troops Stateside

Welcome Home, November 24, 1945.

White House reporters dash for the telephones on December 7, 1941, after they had been told by presidential press secretary Stephen T. Early that Japanese submarines and planes had just bombed the U.S. Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Before and after of Nagasaki, August 1945

John Wiest, of the U.S. 1st Cavalry, shows where a Viet Cong bullet pierced his steel helmet while pinned down by Communist fire near Plei Me, November 6th. Wiest told newsmen, "All I got was a headache". (November 8, 1965)

Ernest Hemingway, legendary American author and journalist. | 11 Historical Hunks That’ll Make You Want To Time Travel

Teen girlfriends enjoying a day at the beach, 1940s.

a mother welcoming her son home from war.

Child labor... oyster shuckers, Port Royal SC early 1900s.

U.S. Troops Ready for D-Day Invasion of Normandy are Reviewed before Shipping Out, During WWII

Saturday night bath, in a house with no plumbing, you haul in the water, heat it up on the stove, and the cleanest kid bathed first.

Old Photos: Kansas Wheat. "I read that when they realized women were using their sacks to make clothes for their children, the mills started using flowered fabric for their sacks so the kids would have pretty clothes. Pure kindness. I also read that the label would wash out." Awesome.

Button hook with thistle top - worn on a chatelaine and used to button shoes and boots - 1870's