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WWII: Personalities & Faces

Kodachrome colour transparency of General Dwight D Eisenhower (1890-1969) taken by J C A Redhead (1886-1954), during World War Two. Eisenhower had served in the United States Army since graduating from West Point military academy in 1915. He commanded the Allied Forces landing in North Africa in November 1942. He was Supreme Commander of the Allied troops invading France on D-Day, 6 June 1944. In 1953 he became the thirty-fourth President of the United States.

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[Photo] Young Eisenhower with his wife Mamie, San Antonio, TX, 1916

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The 100-year mystery of why suffragette Emily Davison threw herself under the king's horse

Đòi quyền bình đẳng cho phụ nữ cũng là một sự kiến lớn trong thập kỷ này. Nó giúp người phụ nữ đấu tranh cho mình, sự kiện này cũng gây ảnh hưởng lớn cho thời trang lúc bấy giờ

General George S. Patton,..the cowboy general. Patton was such a strategic genius that Hitler considered him to be the most dangerous man the Allied Army had access to.

Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953). Seen here in his World War I Army uniform, 1917. During World War I, Truman served in combat in France as an artillery officer in his National Guard unit.