WWII Bastogne "Nuts" commemorative plaque. Made from brass shell casings collected after the war. I know a few paratroopers from the 101st Airborne who were presented these visiting the area after the war.
Beards. If you're a fan of Duck Dynasty, you'll love this. This hub details interesting facts as well as historical references to the importance of the beard. It also gives details on some famous men who have sported amazing looking beards over the years.
c. late 1800s: “Female Samurai” “An onna-bugeisha (女武芸者?) was a female warrior. Members of the samurai class in feudal Japan, they were trained in the use of weapons to protect their household, family, and honor in times of war.” - Wikipedia