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Albert Woolson, union drummer boy died  in 1956 at 108 yrs. He was the last Civil War veteran.

Albert Woolson, union drummer boy died in 1956 at 108 yrs. He was the last Civil War veteran.

Two people holding hands while falling to their death from the WTC on 9/11.

Two people holding hands while falling to their death from the WTC on 9/11.

On 24 Sept. 1944, 1st Lt. Mary Louise Hawkins was evacuating 24 patients from the fighting at Palau to Guadalcanal when the C-47 made a forced landing. During the landing, a propeller tore through the fuselage and severed the trachea of one patient. She made a suction tube from various items including the inflation tube from a Mae West. With this, she kept the man’s throat clear of blood for 19 hours. All of her patients survived. For her actions, she received the Distinguished Flying Cross.

On 24 Sept. 1944, 1st Lt. Mary Louise Hawkins was evacuating 24 patients from the fighting at Palau to Guadalcanal when the C-47 made a forced landing. During the landing, a propeller tore through the fuselage and severed the trachea of one patient. She made a suction tube from various items including the inflation tube from a Mae West. With this, she kept the man’s throat clear of blood for 19 hours. All of her patients survived. For her actions, she received the Distinguished Flying Cross.

Colonel Ruby Bradley remained in Korea through the entire conflict. Bradley's 34 medals and citations included two Legions of Merit and two Bronze Stars from the Army, which also promoted her to Colonel. She was also awarded the International Red Cross' highest honor, the Florence Nightingale Medal.

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Colonel Ruby Bradley remained in Korea through the entire conflict. Bradley's 34 medals and citations included two Legions of Merit and two Bronze Stars from the Army, which also promoted her to Colonel. She was also awarded the International Red Cross' highest honor, the Florence Nightingale Medal.

Incredible dental work found on a 4,000-year-old mummy. The two centre teeth are donor teeth.

Incredible dental work found on a 4,000-year-old mummy. The two centre teeth are donor teeth.

G .H. W Bush. WWII Pilot, self made oil millionaire, spy chief, diplomat, US President.

G .H. W Bush. WWII Pilot, self made oil millionaire, spy chief, diplomat, US President.

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