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Painters on the Brooklyn Bridge Suspender Cables-October 7, 1914 by Eugene de Salignac   from MoPA

Painters on the Brooklyn Bridge Suspender Cables-October 1914 Artist: Eugene de Salignac Artist Bio: American, 1861 - 1943 Creation Date: 1914 Print Date: modern print Process: gelatin silver print

Grenadier Burg, 24th Regiment of the Guard, 1815  The only surviving images of veterans of the Napoleonic Wars

of the The only surviving images [captured in photograph circa of veterans of the Grande Armee & the Guard wearing their original uniforms & insignia. Grenadier Burg, Regiment of the Guard.

Happy Birthday Winston Churchill.    Pictured: Churchill looks at enemy positions from a fortified forward position in Italy in 1944. “It took me a little while to get used to the fact that in two days his cigar consumption was the equivalent of my weekly salary,” his valet Roy Howells wrote later.

Churchill looks at enemy positions from a fortified forward position in Italy in “It took me a little while to get used to the fact that in two days his cigar consumption was the equivalent of my weekly salary,” his valet Roy Howells wrote later.

10 WWII Heroes: Claus von Stauffenberg 5/10

10 WWII Heroes: Claus von Stauffenberg 5/10

10 WWII Heroes: Claus von Stauffenberg – Le Chaim on the Right

Official portrait of Kurt Freiherr von Schleinitz, commander of the peacekeeping force in German East Africa, in the uniform of a lieutenant colonel, 1912.

Kurt Freiherr von Schleinitz in the uniform of lt colonel, He was eventually promoted and appointed chief of all German forces in Imperial Germany's short-lived east African colonies.

M. Schmit 2nd Mounted Chasseur Regiment.  French veteran of the Napoleanic Wars.

Monsieur Schmit, Mounted Chasseur Regiment, Image: Brown University Library c. Photos of Veterans of the Napoleonic Wars

Monsieur Lefebre, a sergeant in the 2nd Regiment of Engineers in 1815, standing wearing a plumed shako.  Every year on May 5th, the anniversary of the death of Napoleon, the veterans went to Paris to commemorate the Napoleonic battles. In their full uniforms they gathered near the column in the center of the Place Vendôme erected by Napoleon to commemorate the Battle of Austerlitz.

Monsieur Lefebre, a sergeant in the Regiment of Engineers in standing…

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