Jesse Owens won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics, which were held in Nazi Germany.

Sharpshooting nuns. This is so badass.

From BDM to executioner. Indoctrination in action. The best acts the Nazis had? Disgusting.

Jesse Owens in the 1936 Berlin Olympics

An amazing photo...WHAT COURAGE IT TOOK THESE MEN.AT THAT TIME IN OUR WORLD TO JUMP FROM A PLANE.ABSOLUTE COURAGE UNDER FIRE,THIS WAS THE KIND OF MAN MY DAD ONCE WAS....

“My feet is tired, but my soul is rested.” Montgomery Bus Boycott, 1955.

Left to Right: Billy the Kid, Doc Holliday, Jesse James & Charlie Bowdre. Photo believed to have been taken in New Mexico in 1879.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King on the five-day march to Montgomery, Alabama, March 25, 1965.

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Helen Keller teaching Charlie Chaplin the manual alphabet, 1919

This pro-suffrage poster from the North Carolina Museum of History's collection, attempted to remind men (who already had the vote) where they came from.

Jesse Owens wins 4 gold medals in the 1936 Olympics.

For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of WWII | History & Archaeology | Smithsonian Magazine AMAZING!!

When Corregidor and Bataan fell in 1942, there were 11 US Navy nurses and 66 Army nurses who were captured along with the American and Filipino forces, and imprisoned in and around the city of Manila. These 77 women became known as the Angels of Bataan (sometimes even referred to as the Battling Belles of Bataan) who, despite being prisoners of war, continued to serve as an active nursing unit until their liberation in February 1945.

Emily Perez, the highest-ranking black and Hispanic female cadet in corps' history. Perez, 23, was buried at West Point military academy Sept. 26, 2006 two weeks after she was killed by a bomb in Iraq

Emmi G.,16, diagnosed as schizophrenic, fell victim to the Euthanasia Program, Germany's first mass murder program, one of many eugenic measures to restore German racial "integrity" by killing those with disabilities. At first only infants and toddlers were killed, but the program eventually included juveniles up to 17. At least 5,000 German children perished in the "euthanasia" program. Emmi was sterilized and later killed with an overdose of tranquilizers on December 7, 1942.

Elizabeth Blackwell was rejected by 19+ medical schools but was finally accepted by Geneva Medical College in NY. She graduated on January 23, 1849 to become the first female doctor in history.

The Golden Thirteen were the thirteen African American enlisted men who became the first African American commissioned and warrant officers in the United States Navy. Throughout US history untill the end of WorldWar I, the Navy had enlisted African American for general service,they were barred from joining from 1919-1932. In June 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the executive order (8802) that prohibited racial discrimination by any government agency ~

Courage. This World War II photograph captures the courage of August Landmesser who made history by refusing to perform the Nazi salute.

Residents of West Berlin show children to their grandparents who reside on the Eastern side, 1961

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