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Get Annie's gun: Famed sharp shooter's gun sells for $293,000

Annie Oakley 'Western Girl': A 130-year-old shotgun once wielded by famed Wild West gunslinger Annie Oakley sold at auction for $293,000

Lillian Russell. A plus size beauty in the late 1800s. She was around 200 lb at the peak of her career. She was considered "The American Beauty."

John Johnston, the real "Jeremiah Johnson." His native american wife was killed by the Crow people. He embarkd on a 12 year vendetta against the tribe. He would cut out the liver of each man he killed. This was an insult, as the Crow believed by eating the liver of animals they killed they recieved its vitality. He was a sailor, union soldier in 1864 Colorado Calvery, Scout, hunter, guide and whiskey peddler.

Annie Oakley was a great image of a self made, strong woman of the West. Darn good shooter as well.

An American soldier with a Joey, 1942 by Australian War Memorial Collection, http://cas.awm.gov.au/item/013225 #Photography #Soldier #Kangaroo

Amelia Earhart is helped out of her deep sea diving suit after exploring the bottom of the sea off Block Island, Rhode Island. July 25, 1929.

A kind-hearted homeowner kept a baby elephant in her back yard for months during the Second World War because zookeepers feared the animal would be killed in a bombing raid ~

Rare photo of Helen Keller and her teacher, Anne Sullivan, found nearly 120 years after it was taken. Shot in July 1888, possibly the earliest photo of the two women together.

"Women wearing shorts in public for the first time cause car accident." 1937, Toronto

Sacajawea. Stolen, held captive, sold, eventually reunited the Shoshone Indians. She was an interpreter and guide for Lewis and Clark in 1805-1806 with her husband Toussaint Charbonneau. She navigated carrying her son, Jean Baptiste, on her back. She traveled thousands of miles from the Dakotas the Pacific Ocean. The explorers, said she was cheerful, never complained, and proved to be invaluable. She served as an advisor, caretaker, and is legendary for her perseverance and resourcefulness.

The most wanted Nazi war criminal in the world is reported to have died recently, and guess where he was hiding? His name is Alois Brunner and he was known as Adolf Eichmann's "best man." He was Eichmann's personal assistant and right hand man, and he was single handedly responsible for sending an estimated 144,000…