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Hiroo Onoda.  The last WWII soldier: didn't surrender until 1974!

Hiroo Onoda, who spent 27 years fighting WWII after the conflict had ended. A very interesting article about this incredible person.

If the world were 100 people: Quite an interesting infographic.

Infographic similar to the book "If The World Were A Village" - A view global statistics if the population of the world was 100 people.

09 Mar 74: After nearly thirty years of hiding in the mountains in the Philippines, 2nd Lt Hiroo Onoda, the second to the last Japanese holdout, finally surrenders after he is personally issued orders relieving him of duty by his former commander. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=0309&s=740309 #WWII

09 Mar After nearly thirty years of hiding in the mountains in the Philippines, Lt Hiroo Onoda, the second to the last Japanese holdout, finally surrenders after he is personally issued orders relieving him of duty by his former commander.

Japanese army woman combatants surrender after the Battle of Okinawa, 1945.

Japanese nurses and soldiers who have surrendered to the Americans just before the Japanese capitulation in World War II. (Photo by Dave Davis/Fox Photos/Getty Images). May 1945

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On the 70th Anniversary of the Execution of Sophie Scholl, 22 February 1943 - Sophie Scholl was a German woman executed by the Nazis for distributing anti-Nazi pamphlets. Prison officials, in later describing the scene, emphasized the courage with which she walked to her execution. Her last words were: "How can we expect righteousness to prevail when there is hardly anyone willing to offer themselves up individually for a righteous cause? Such a fine, sunny day, and I have to go."

picsofhistory: “ Sophie Scholl was a German woman executed by the Nazis for distributing anti-Nazi pamphlets. Prison officials, in later describing the scene, emphasized the courage with which she.

Virtual Vietnam Veterans Wall of Faces | THOMAS P RAY | NAVY

Virtual Vietnam Veterans Wall of Faces | THOMAS P RAY | NAVY

In World War One soldiers were initially issued with soft caps, but from 1915 onwards were provided with helmets to protect against head injury.

WWI - The German trench helmet was the heaviest. The French helmet served as a model for the steel headgear of 5 allied armies. The American helmet was made to embody the best features of the British, French, and German helmets.

Hiroo Onoda in 2007. The last WWII soldier who didn't surrender until 1974.

Hiroo Onoda

A Japanese Soldier Who Continued Fighting WWII 29 Years After the Japanese Surrendered, Because He Didn’t Know

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