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Union Army soldier on his release from Andersonville prison in May, 1865.

An American Concentration Camp During the Civil War, "Camp Sumter" as it was officially known was built east of Andersonville in February of 1864 & received roughly Union prisoners. Nearly soldiers died. The Union also had such camps.

10 Surprising Facts about the Confederacy. Black-Confederate-Soldier

Black Confederate Veteran…I need to research this pic, and more than likely this man was forced into this. I DOUBT THAT!This looks to be a photo from a UCV convention.The soldier was probably a cook in a confederate company.

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The real Rosie the Riveter - Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was a 17-year-old (in 1942) while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a picture of her on the job. That image was used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War II.    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geraldine_Doyle

People- Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was 17 years (in while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War.

The Berlin Wall was built on August 13, 1961. Photo caption: An East German soldier helps a young boy cross the barbed wire which was a marker for where the Berlin wall would soon be built. The guard was caught and punished. - Click image to find more History Pinterest pins

An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed ‘Berlin Wall,’ The boy was found on the opposite side of the wall from his family. Despite given orders by the East German government to let no one pass, the soldier helped the boy through

Irena Sendler got permission to work in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumber. She courageously smuggled babies in her tool box and carried larger children in her sack. She also trained her dog to bark when the Nazi soldiers were near, which muffled the sounds of the crying children. She helped save more than 2,500 children & was eventually caught & tortured. Sendler was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize but was not selected. Al Gore won for his presentation on global warming. People are idiots.

Irena Sendler got permission to work in a Warsaw Ghetto as a plumber. She courageously smuggled babies in her tool box and carried larger children in a sack. She trained her dog to bark when Nazis were near. She saved 2500 children.

A little girl kissing a soldier after the Liberation, France, 1945

Thank you kiss. Elvin Harley of Kalamazoo, Michigan, of the Armored Division, gets a kiss on the cheek from a little French girl while listening to the Armored Division Band near Aboncourt in northeastern France near the Belgium border on February

Iconic photograph: "Wait For Me Daddy," by Claude P. Dettloff, October 1, 1940: A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother's hand to reach out for his father. (H/t Jodi P)  Via: vancouverhistory.ca

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WWII goodbyes “Wait For Me Daddy,” by Claude P. Dettloff, October A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother’s hand to reach out for his father.

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The most badass sniper in history…

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American Marine comforts orphaned Vietnamese child, 1969

Vietnam War - an American soldier holds a Vietnamese child, who fell asleep in the soldier's arms.

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