During World War II, Russian soldiers were trained to dig their trenches narrow and deep so the weight of a tank or other vehicle passing over would not collapse the dirt in on them burying them alive ...
World War Two, United States Army Air Force (U.S.A.A.F.), 5th Photo Reconnaissance Group, 4th Photo Squadron: "Mail call." Handwritten on back: "Must read a letter from home!" Cpl. Donald Krasno (Photo Lab Tech), Italy, 1944 or 1945
Picture Taken On: August 9, 1945 Place: Nagasaki, Japan Behind the Camera: A crew member of one of the two B-29 Superfortresses used in the attack. Picture Summary: Atomic bombing of Nagasaki on August 9, 1945.
Harry Truman - Aged 22 -- wearing his blue Missouri National Guard uniform. When he wore it to his grandmother's, she told him never to wear it at her house again -- she was an unreconstructed Southerner.