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.

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

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Civil War Sailor from N.J.

Great War grave, 1914, Laeken, Belgium.

World War 2 Poster (American)

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

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

France, WWII Comrades of the grandfather of Magdalene Linck

Cherokee Boy by Wisconsin Historical Images, via Flickr

Patriotic Flag Dress centenial celebration Cabinet Card

The White Death

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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

"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.

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Nancy Grace Augusta Wake AC GM (30 August 1912 – 7 August 2011) served as a British agent during the later part of World War II. She became a leading figure in the maquis groups of the French Resistance and was one of the Allies' most decorated servicewomen of the war.