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ballet class in Russia during the war. Oh my goodness I just love this picture. No matter what happens, dancers have to dance. This gave me chills somehow! Like & Repin. Noelito Flow. Noel Panda

“An eighteen year old boy is carried into the shock ward, and he looks up at my trustingly asking, “How am I doing, nurse?” I just kiss his forehead and say, “You are doing just fine soldier.” He smiles sweetly and says, “I was just checking,” Then he dies. We all cry in private. But not in front of the boys. Never in front of the boys.” - June Wandrey, WWII

from Nat Geo Education Blog

Forecasting ‘The Longest Day’

The Greatest Generation earns its nickname, storming Omaha Beach on D-Day. Photograph courtesy U.S. Coast Guard

Black soldiers fighting a war in Vietnam for others to obtain freedom. Ironic because it was concurrent with the Civil Rights movement in which others were fighting to obtain basic human and civil rights for African Americans in the U.S. "Land of the Free"