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    Australian officers, blown into the air by an accidental explosion, fall in the river amid the splinters of their wrecked boat. 1942.

    August 1942

    This is a 2008 Pulitzers prize winning picture of a missile, caught in mid-air, as it falls on a target in the Gaza Strip while young Palestinians scramble for safety. Why do we do this to each other? I will never understand mankind. EVER.

    In winter of 1926 horses escape stables during a fire and jump into the ice-clogged river, where they are trapped by the huge ice chunks and struggle to get free, but are frozen in the ice Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada 1926

    It is believed that this is the only photo in existence of the Great Norwegian Mountain Troll. It was taken in December 1942 by the crew of an RAF recon flight 300 miles north of Berge

    1944.Italy. Sniper falls ...

    The last seconds horrific and haunting holocaust photo

    Nazi Flak tower. Used against allied aircraft in Europe. They had an air defense range of 14km and could put up 8,000 rounds in a minute!!!

    This WWII poster encourages boat owners to enlist in the U.S. Coast Guard: "Operators of Small Boats. Enlist Now! U.S. Coast Guard. Recruiting Station, 146 Baronne St., New Orleans, La." Created by WPA War Services of Louisiana, circa 1942.

    Hard to Believe, but true a lot of my friends here tell me their parents used to bring them out to the desert to watch them all the time

    This German 37-mm anti-tank gun has been neutralized by a direct hit. The three-man crew were massacred by the shot. South-Western Front, sector defended by the 6th Army of General Gorodnyansky, 1942.

    .Hiroshima. Approx 70K died from explosion, another 70K died from radiation within 5 yrs. A survivor described the damage to people: "The appearance of people .. all had skin blackened by burns... no hair.. and at a glance you couldn't tell whether you were looking at them from in front or in back... They held their arms bent [forward] like this... and their skin ...hands, ...faces, ..bodies too - hung down... e... But wherever I walked.. Many died along the road like walking ghosts..."

    Tar and Feather Victim ...OMG

    US Air Force First Lieutenant being held captive by a young North Vietnamese girl, Vietnam War, 1967

    Spontaneous human combustion - Many hypotheses attempt explanations for the various cases of human spontaneous combustion. These generally fall into three groups: -Paranormal explanations (e.g., a ghost or divine intervention) -Natural explanations based on an unknown and otherwise unobserved phenomenon

    Five women are lined up in front of a German firing squad. The execution of hostages, especially women and children, was often used in retaliation of resistance. Celje, 1942. Lydia Chagoll

    "Sailor Beware, Loose Talk Can Cost Lives" ~ WWII poster, ca. 1942, that once again villifies women as a bad influence on soldiers.

    #German soldier with his arm blown off on the Eastern Front during World War 2.