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An amazing list of actual reasons for admission into the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum from the late 1800s.

female soldier of the Polish resistance "Home Army" (Armia Krajowa) 2WW The Armia Krajowa, or Home Army, was the dominant Polish resistance movement in World War II German-occupied Poland. The AK's primary resistance operations were the sabotage of German activities, including transports headed for the Eastern Front in the Soviet Union. The AK also fought several full-scale battles against the Germans, particularly in 1943 and 1944.

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

My Opa and Oma,(Hans & Regine Wandscher) were there when the first piece of the wall fell! Great victory for my German relatives! Berlin - 1989

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"La probabilidad de perder en la lucha no debe disuadirnos de apoyar una causa que creemos que es justa." Abraham Lincoln

A dangerous woman in the most literal sense, Senior Sergeant Roza Shanina was a sniper in the WWII Soviet Army. She racked up at least 54 kills of German soldiers before her death from wounds at age 20. She served part of the time in an all-woman sniper unit. Before the war she worked as a kindergarten teacher.