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1924 British Everest Expedition, the third British expedition to the world's highest mountain, Mount Everest. Back row, left to right; Andrew Comyn Irvine, George H. Leigh-Mallory (Climbing Leader), Lt. Colonel Edward F. Norton (Acting Leader), Noel E. Odell, and John MacDonald. Front row; Edward O. Shebbeare (He was in charge of transport), Capt C. Geoffrey Bruce, Dr T. Howard Somervell and Bentley Beetham.

from National Geographic

Everest Photo Gallery: The Wildest Dream

1924 Mount Everest team; George Mallory (standing second from left) disappeared during the ascent; I love this photo - they look like brave and lovable hoodlums

from Mail Online

Edmund Hillary: A very special hero inspired by noble courage

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay. On 29 May 1953, they became the first climbers confirmed as having reached the summit of Mount Everest.

from BuzzFeed

21 Photos Of People Being Wonderful Throughout History

During the Christmas Truce of 1914, German and British soldiers play a game of soccer in the “no man’s land” between trenches.

Margie Stewart went from being a student at Indiana University to becoming one of the most famous pin-up girls of World War II. A small-town girl from Indiana became a department store model, a Hollywood actress and the U.S. Army’s only official pin-up girl—all in just a few years. World War II Pin-up girl Margie Stewart visiting troops in Reims, France in June 1945

Orville and Wilbur Wright. Dayton, Ohio. #dayton; #Orville and Wilbur Wright The Wright brothers, Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912), were two Americans credited[1][2][3] with inventing and building the world's first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight, on December 17, 1903. In the two years afterward, the brothers developed their flying machine into the first practical…