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In this and dozens of other, similar pictures made at New York’s Penn Station, LIFE’s Alfred Eisenstaedt captured a private moment repeated in public millions of times over the course of the war: a guy, a girl, a goodbye — and no assurance that he’ll make it back. By war’s end, more than 400,000 American troops had been killed.

27 Vintage Photos of Military Couples That Will Melt Your Heart

This is how I picture Robbie and Cecilia when Robbie returns because she promised she would wait for him to return so they could live happily together.

A powerful story of overcoming obstacles…

"Get the hell ot of my race and give me those numbers." After realizing a woman was running Boston marathon organizer Jock Semple went after Kathrine Switzer. Other runners blocked him and she went on to finish the race. 1967 (five years later, women were

14 August 1945. when news of victory in Japan came out people celebrated in the streets. and two complete strangers shared a kiss that shows such passion. i absolutely love this photo. and i hope that one day i can be this passionate about something. anything. 67th anniversary is 14 august 2012

CAVEAT: Though frequently pinned as "Young German soldier crying" or the like, this is not a wartime photo. It is a frame from the 1959 German movie DIE BRÜCKE (THE BRIDGE).

The Tuskegee Airmen: Freedom Flyers of World War II

Paperback - The Tuskegee Airmen were the first African-American military pilots in the United States armed forces. Flying bombers and fighters, they completed over 1500 combat missions in World War II More

The 100-year mystery of why suffragette Emily Davison threw herself under the king's horse

Đòi quyền bình đẳng cho phụ nữ cũng là một sự kiến lớn trong thập kỷ này. Nó giúp người phụ nữ đấu tranh cho mình, sự kiện này cũng gây ảnh hưởng lớn cho thời trang lúc bấy giờ

Romance in the streets...no public displays, maybe we need more public displays.