On the 70th Anniversary of the Execution of Sophie Scholl, 22 February 1943 - Sophie Scholl was a German woman executed by the Nazis for distributing anti-Nazi pamphlets. Prison officials, in later describing the scene, emphasized the courage with which she walked to her execution. Her last words were: "How can we expect righteousness to prevail when there is hardly anyone willing to offer themselves up individually for a righteous cause? Such a fine, sunny day, and I have to go."
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Probably the most famous photograph of General Robert E. Lee. This photograph was taken just days after his surrender at Appomattox by the famous Matthew Brady behind General Lee's home in Richmond, VA.
Dwight Eisenhower was the only US President to serve in the military in both World War I and World War II. A Five Star General, he was the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, WWII. President of the United States , 1952-1960.