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What a powerful image! Russian WWII Veteran during a ceremony remembering all those lost.

+~+~ Vintage Photograph ~+~+    Man during The Depression.

The great depression Many people would make signs to find themselves work. This man has 3 kids to provide for. He is talking about how he has all these things but just wants one job. People were desperate for jobs.

Robert McGee survived a scalping. Little Turlle the chief pulled out his knife and went to work on the back of McGee’s head, hacking off 400 square centimeters (64 sq in) of skin. As the chief walked off with his trophy, his cronies stabbed McGee with a collection of pointy knives and spears. McGee was conscious the entire time.

Old Picture of the Day: Old West Today we feature a picture of Robert McGee. The picture was taken in As a child, Robert McGee was scalped by Indians. He is the only person I am aware of who survived the horrific experience of being scalped.

Girl kissing a soldier, August 1944

An American soldier receives a kiss in gratitude for the liberation of Paris during World War II - August 25 1944

A farewell kiss -A soldier kissing his daughter goodbye before he leaves Britain. - Click image to find more History Pinterest pins

A farewell kiss -A soldier kissing his daughter goodbye before he leaves Britain. - It's never easy to kiss your family goodbye.

DNA  Related to Abraham Lincoln: "Meet Ralph C. Lincoln from Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 11th generation Lincoln..."  "If Mordecai Lincoln was Ralph's 5th great-grandfather & was Abraham Lincoln's great uncle, then Ralph's 3rd Great-grandfather was Abraham's second cousin. Therefore, Ralph is Abraham's second cousin, five times removed( not his third cousin). There does appear to be a remarkable resemblance between Ralph and Abraham..." via Teach Me Genealogy

Ralph C. Lincoln, generation Lincoln, cousin of Abraham, neat. In my family all of the first born daughters, and many of the subsequent daughters on the maternal side look incredibly alike especially in the baby pics.

"I’m not a tourist, I live here," written on the helmet of a US Marine at Khe Sanh, 1968.

Clutching helmet and weapon, a Marine winces as North Vietnamese mortar rounds fly overhead during enemy shelling, Khe Sanh, South Vietnam (Image by Paul Stephanus)

silfarione:    “I didn’t want to be a war photographer in the first place, I wanted to show landscapes and peace, which is what I am doing now, and which I find much harder than photographing war. It doesn’t take much eyesight to photograph someone dying in front of you.”  A mother and her child in a refugee camp from the war in Bangladesh. Photo and quote by Don McCullin. 1971.

A mother and her child in a refugee camp from the war in Bangladesh. Photo and quote by Don McCullin. very sad

Photographs reveal how canines were fitted with gas marks during World War Two.

I know what you need… air of the dog! Photographs reveal how canines were fitted with gas masks during World War Two

WWI, French Red Cross dog with gas mask, 1917 - Dogs had a vital part to play in World War One.

Tec. 4 Elvin Harley of Kalamazoo, Michigan, of the 3rd Armored Division, gets a peck on the cheek from a little French girl while listening to the 9th Armored Division Band near Aboncourt in northeastern France near the Belgian  border on February 14, 1945. Fighting in France was over at that point and the Battle of the Bulge had ended several weeks earlier, but the Rhine River and most of Germany lay ahead.

Thank you kiss. Elvin Harley of Kalamazoo, Michigan, of the Armored Division, gets a kiss on the cheek from a little French girl while listening to the Armored Division Band near Aboncourt in northeastern France near the Belgium border on February

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