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    Union soldier - Survivor of notorious Andersonville Prison Camp - also known as Camp Sumpter

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    The Boomschmidt Circus giant and his legless wife

    Soldiers of World War I

    Antony Baekeland - killed his mother after she forced him to have sex with her to prove he wasn't gay. He got out of prison, only to kill his grandmother a week later. A very interesting name to wiki.

    Just in case you aren't looking closely, that soldier is pointing a gun at the back of the baby's head... Never forget.

    Collection Of Historical Artifacts

    Lee Rogers & John C. Todd sit outside a Japanese prison camp following their release by Allied forces, Manila, Philippines, February 05, 1945

    The Nazis didn't discriminate among young or old, man or woman, innocent or threat. Here, an Allied soldier peers into a freshly dug grave containing the corpses of children killed at Nordhausen.

    Paul Martin Andrews (born 1959) was kidnapped in 1973 by convicted child abuser Richard Ausley. He was hidden in an underground box for 8 days and raped. Ausley eventually left, and Andrews would certainly have died if some rabbit hunters had not stumbled upon him after hearing his screams. Andrewws has become an advocate for rape survivors. Ausley was murdered in his prison cell in January 2004.

    One of the 'fortunate' soldiers that survived the horrors at the Andersonville Prison Camp

    World War 1 - My Soldier

    WW! US poster: "This WWI fund raising poster shows a girl feeding a wounded soldier and reads, "Food for France." The poster was produced in 1918 by New York's W.F. Powers Co."

    A Red Cross nurse holding a wounded soldier in this poster soliciting funds during WWI: 'In the name of mercy give.' The poster was illustrated by Albert Herter in 1917.

    The man in the much publicized Holocaust photo has been only recently identified as Rabbi Moshe Hegerman, the Rabbi of Olkusz in Poland. Brought to the town square for execution he asked to let him say first Kaddish for his slain brethren. The soldiers laughed while watching him praying and then killed him.

    Tear Catcher - During the American Civil War, soldiers on both sides often left their wives an ornate bottle in which to store their tears. If the man survived battle, the stored moisture was an indicator of his wife’s devotion and love. If he didn’t make it back, the bottle would be set in a place of honor.

    This woman's son had to have his leg amputated because she wouldn't pay for his medical care. She was so desperate for money she committed forgery and perjury. But to no avail. She spent her life in squalor, filthy dresses, and eating nothing but irregular graham crackers to save money. She was Hetty Green, the Witch of Wall Street, with a fortune estimated at 17 BILLION (modern) dollars at the time of her death. Her daughter later donated most of the fortune to charity.

    This photo of a man tied to a pickax shows a typical punishment for blacks living in forced-labor camps in the early 1930s.

    A woman hitting a skinhead with her handbag, Sweden, 1985. The woman was reportedly a concentration camp survivor.-I like looking at this photo

    Robert McGee. 1890. Scalped by the Sioux as a child and survived.

    A former slave reveals the scars on his back from whippings before he escaped to become a Union soldier.