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Acting Sergeant Jake McNiece (US Army paratrooper of the 101st Airborne Division) with warpaint and mohawk ready to drop into Normandy, June 1944. He was the leader of the Filthy Thirteen - an elite demolition unit whose exploits inspired the novel move "The Dirty Dozen"

The Cherokee never had princesses. This is a concept based on European folktales and has no reality in Cherokee history and culture. In fact, Cherokee women were very powerful. They owned all the houses and fields, and they could marry and divorce as they pleased. Kinship was determined through the mother's line. Clan mothers administered justice in many matters. Beloved women were very special women chosen for their outstanding qualities. As in other aspects of Cherokee culture, there was a…

Fat Man and Little Boy: the bombs dropped on Nagasaki and Hiroshima, Japan which resulted in massive destruction and surrender of the Japanese during WWII.

A Japanese flag bearer and a squadron of Japanese fighter planes, circa 1941. Photo: akg-images.

41 Historic Photos That Are So Rare, You Might Have Missed Them

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14 Little Known Nuggets Of Australian History

In World War II, the Australian Army was the first to defeat the Germans (Tobruk, 1941) and Japanese (Kokoda, 1942) in battle. | 14 Little Known Nuggets Of Australian History