The Sergeant's name: Bob Keeshan - Captain Kangaroo.  Lee Marvin said about him  "at Iwo, I served under  the bravest man I ever knew. What he did for his Navy Cross made mine look cheap. He stood on Red beach & directed his  troops to move forward off the beach. Bullets flying by, with mortar rounds landing everywhere he stood there as the main target of gunfire so that he could get his  men to safety. more than once because his men's safety was more important than his own life."

(Lee Marvin said,) "at Iwo , I served under the bravest man I ever knew…

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. Feel like a loser yet???? :)

5 Celebrities You Won't Believe Were Badass Soldiers

Colonel James Stewart (yes the Hollywood actor) receives the Croix de Guerre from the French government for his military service in Europe. He served with the US Army Air Force rfom

This is maybe one of the most powerful pictures I have ever seen. The numbers on the arms are from prisoners of Nazi concentration camps. The numbers replaced their names while at the camps and they were tattooed on so that they could be easily tracked by the Germans. This is why we study history. So this never happens again.

Nazi concentration camp identification tattoo - holocaust survivors flexing their arms & showing off the tattoos 'we shall never forget'!

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Here's a Normandy Beach landing photo they don't show you in textbooks. Brave women of the Red Cross arriving in 1944 to help the injured troops. Badass Women have ALWAYS been Amongst Us.

Vick's VapoRub - WWII Tips and Tricks. Must be where my grandma got her wisdom on the wonders of Vicks!

Vicks vaporub home remedies

Vick's VapoRub -Tips and remedies.My grandma would use Vicks for everything.older people have the know how to take household things to a whole new level.

kv96ic28: “ Great shot of WWII action, the bravery of American soldiers and the love of their fellow soldiers. ”

kv96ic28: Great shot of WWII action, the bravery

Looks like a real photo, but it's just dolls . Mark Hogancamp has created a fictional universe Marwencol. Marwencol is the name of the town that is the setting for a story populated by World War II soldiers, Nazis and Barbies.

Warrior Quotes, Fallen Heroes, Real Hero, American Soldiers, Vietnam War, World War Ii, Communism, Socialism, Conservative Republican

First Kiss back from WWII   http://www.ihimages.com/photo-detail/496/marlene-dietrich-vintage.html

19 Kisses Captured At The Perfect Moment: Marlene Dietrich kisses a GI as he arrives home from World War II in this is just a heart warming beautiful photo.

Charlie Bowdre rode with Billy the Kid and cowboyed around the Fort Sumner, NM area. He ended up dead at Stinking Springs when a sheriff posse shot him. They found this photo in his clothing; the blood stains are Bowdre's.

Charlie Bowdre rode with Billy the Kid and cowboyed around the Fort Sumner, NM area. He ended up dead at Stinking Springs when a sheriff posse shot him. They found this photo in his clothing; the blood stains are Bowdre's

Manya Kornblit, WWII Holocaust, Survivor of 5 concentration camps including Auschwitz while 9 of her family members died.

Manya Kornblit, WWII Holocaust, Survivor of 5 concentration camps including Auschwitz while 9 of her family members died. My husband actually knew her. She owned the Dixie dog in Ponca City Oklahoma with her husband.

Corrie Ten Boom - missionary

Christ is Deeper Still

Corrie Ten Boom: Corrie Ten Boom is a glowing example. During World War II Corrie and her family rescued Jews from slaughter by hiding them in their house. The Ten Booms were betrayed, caught, and .

Yes, this really happened...WWII propaganda is the best thing ever (from a historian's perspective, obviously)

Booby Trap, 1940 During World War II, blame generally shifted from men to women in public health posters. STDs were depicted as loose and seductive female villains.

you can fool everybody but GOD and your conscience! #WWII

"You can fool everybody but God and your conscience; Give a full days work!" ~ WWII motivational poster, ca.

1940s Pinup Hairstyle "Hair Roller"

Vintage 1940s Pinup Hairstyle Rollers Homefront WWII 40s Hair Bomb Girls

Vintage Solo Comfy Hair Roller hairstyling tool for WWII Victory Rolls.

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