John Johnston, the real "Jeremiah Johnson." His native american wife was killed by the Crow people.He embarkd on a 12yr vendetta against the tribe. He would cut out  the liver of each man he killed. This was an insult being the Crow believed by eating the liver of animals they killed they recieved its vitality.He was a sailor,union soldier in 1864 Colorado Calvery,Scout,hunter, guide, & whiskey peddler.

John Johnston, the real "Jeremiah Johnson." His native american wife was killed by the Crow people.He embarkd on a 12yr vendetta against the tribe. He would cut out the liver of each man he killed. This was an insult being the Crow believed by eating the liver of animals they killed they recieved its vitality.He was a sailor,union soldier in 1864 Colorado Calvery,Scout,hunter, guide, & whiskey peddler.

Vietnam soldier's lighter: "We the unwilling, led by the unqualified, to kill the unfortunate, die for the ungrateful"

Vietnam soldier's lighter: "We the unwilling, led by the unqualified, to kill the unfortunate, die for the ungrateful"

Robert McGee. Shot, stabbed and scalped by the Sioux at just 13 years old, and lived to tell the tale

Robert McGee. Shot, stabbed and scalped by the Sioux at just 13 years old, and lived to tell the tale

The man who saved the world... 50 years ago, at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, second-in-command Vasilli Arkhipov of the Soviet submarine B-59 refused to agree with his Captain's order to launch nuclear torpedos against US warships and setting off what might well have been a terminal superpower nuclear war.      His story is finally being told - the BBC is airing a documentary on it.

The man who saved the world... 50 years ago, at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, second-in-command Vasilli Arkhipov of the Soviet submarine B-59 refused to agree with his Captain's order to launch nuclear torpedos against US warships and setting off what might well have been a terminal superpower nuclear war. His story is finally being told - the BBC is airing a documentary on it.

The Man Who Lived In Three Centuries- Uncle Fed Messer, 1792-1907, White Oak Community- Haywood County, NC...WOW...tough mtn stock!

The Man Who Lived In Three Centuries- Uncle Fed Messer, 1792-1907, White Oak Community- Haywood County, NC...WOW...tough mtn stock!

Olive Oatman, who was held captive and tattooed by the Mohave Indians. The first white woman in the US to be tattooed (~1850s).

Olive Oatman, who was held captive and tattooed by the Mohave Indians. The first white woman in the US to be tattooed (~1850s).

Crammed into a coal mine elevator, coming up after a day of work.  They aren't even standing up. Definitely before Unions.

Crammed into a coal mine elevator, coming up after a day of work. They aren't even standing up. Definitely before Unions.

Ca. 1890. GB. London. A Knocker-up.The job was to rouse sleeping people so they could get to work on time...

Ca. 1890. GB. London. A Knocker-up.The job was to rouse sleeping people so they could get to work on time...

Commodore Perry Owens a été né le 29 Juillet 1852. C'était un homme de loi américain né et bandit du Far West.

Commodore Perry Owens a été né le 29 Juillet 1852. C'était un homme de loi américain né et bandit du Far West.

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