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    Legionnaire Larry Hyer of Lewiston pauses after placing a flag by the headstone of his father, Ira Hyer, who served in World War I. Each year, Hyer places flags on the grave markers of veterans in the Lewiston Cemetery. (Photo by Cody Gochnour)

    Legionnaire Larry Hyer of Lewiston prepares to raise the flag over the city cemetery. Each year, Hyer places flags on the grave markers of veterans in the Lewiston Cemetery. (Photo by Cody Gochnour)

    Flags of Our Fathers.

    Rare CDV Photo of Tattered Civil War BATTLE FLAG // by diabolus, $699.99

    Flag Day Charity Sale... Young Ladies in White Lace


    World War 2 Poster (American)

    Don McCullin, US Marine during a pause in fighting, Vietnam, 1968.

    Civil War Sailor from N.J.

    The White Death

    Unknown Aussie soldier, WWI, from the Australian War Memorial collection.

    Off to war wwll

    Cherokee Boy by Wisconsin Historical Images, via Flickr

    France, WWII Comrades of the grandfather of Magdalene Linck

    "Rhineland Bastard" was a derogatory term used in Nazi Germany to describe Afro-German children of mixed German and African parentage, who were fathered by Africans serving as French colonial troops occupying the Rhineland after World War I. Under Nazism's racial theories, these children were considered inferior to "pure Aryans" and consigned to compulsory sterilization.

    Great War grave, 1914, Laeken, Belgium.


    Portrait of a Civil War veteran who lost his limbs and the tip of his nose to frostbite while marching across the Dakota Territory Plains, ca. 1870

    Patriotic Flag Dress centenial celebration Cabinet Card

    ornamentedbeing: Vivandieres have an interesting role in the American Civil War. These brave women traveled with soldiers as mascots or nurses; there are even cases where they fought alongside their male counterparts. A vivandiere could provide creature comforts to the soldiers. Officially during the Civil War, the term Vivandiere is usually applied only to women who served with Zouaves. The term “Vivandiere”, is derived from a mixture of French and Latin, which literally means “hospitality ...

    1945 - The Liner, the "Queen Elizabeth," bringing American troops into NY Harbor at the end of WW II.