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Bahnhof von Monfalcone mit Feindesstellungen von Kote 85, in der Schützenstellung 16.3.1916

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Bahnhof von Monfalcone mit Feindesstellungen von Kote 85, in der Schützenstellung 16.3.1916

Wilhelm II the last German Emperor and King of Prussia. Mercurial, insecure and easily led, he had a fanatical hatred of his cousin, England's King George VII, and a need to be considered leader of a Great Power (despite Germany being a small country with little international clout).

Wilhelm II the last German Emperor and King of Prussia. Mercurial, insecure and easily led, he had a fanatical hatred of his cousin, England's King George VII, and a need to be considered leader of a Great Power

WWII Facebook feed [PIC] history lesson via Facebook. Another perceptive on WWII

If Facebook existed during WWII.

News Feed History of the WWII. Hilarious, and I think I learned more about WWII from reading this than from anything else!

Be this guy.

Be this guy.

August Landmesser was a worker at the Blohm + Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany, best known for his appearance in a photograph refusing to perform the Nazi salute at the launch of the naval training vessel Horst Wessel on 13 June 1936

A Time Such as There Never Was Before by Alan Bowker - 	As much upheaval as WWI caused in Canada, its aftermath was even more transformative for the country. With victory and the return the troops, Canadian society was now faced with the question of how to return to normalcy — and what "normal" would mean, as Canada emerged from its colonial status and found its independent national identity. #history

A Time Such as There Never Was Before: Canada After the Great War: emOttawa Book Award 2015 ― Shortlisted/emdivbr /i Between 1918 and 1921 a great storm blew through Canada and raised the expectations of a new world in which all things would be possible.

Albert Woolson, union drummer boy died  in 1956 at 108 yrs. He was the last Civil War veteran.

Albert Woolson, union drummer boy died in 1956 at 108 yrs. He was the last Civil War veteran. I have my Great Grandfather's Civil War Fife.

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WWI: The announcing of the armistice on November was the occasion for a monster celebration in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Thousands massed on all sides of the replica of the Statue of Liberty on Broad Street, and cheered unceasingly.

Grandchild of Queen Victoria - Lord Leopold Mountbatten (1889-1922) descendant of the Hessian princely Battenberg family & the British Royal Family. He was known as Prince Leopold of Battenberg from his birth until 1917, when the British Royal Family relinquished their German titles during WWI & changed their name to Mountbatten. His father was Prince Henry of Battenberg, his mother was Princess Henry of Battenberg, the youngest child of Queen Victoria & Prince Albert.

Lord Leopold Mountbatten descendant of the Hessian princely Battenberg family & the British Royal Family, a grandson of Queen Victoria. He was known as Prince Leopold of Battenberg from his birth until when the British Royal Family relin

WWI, 21 Oct 1917; Tank F1 crossing a trench at the Tank Driving School during the special training for the Battle of Cambrai at Wailly. Over 400 tanks were gathered for that training. © IWM (Q 7279)

WWI, 21 Oct 1917; Tank F1 crossing a trench at the Tank Driving School during the special training for the Battle of Cambrai at Wailly. Over 400 tanks were gathered for that training. © IWM (Q 7279)

Zeppelin Raiders - History of British Pilots who Shot Down German Airships in WW1

Zeppelin Raiders - History of British Pilots who Shot Down German Airships in

WWI, 10 Nov 1916, Somme, Battle of the Ancre; British troops unloading duckboards between Pozieres and Mouquet Farm. ©IWM

WWI, 10 Nov Somme: British troops unloading duckboards between Pozieres and Mouquet Farm. Battle of the Ancre.

A U.S. soldier mocks Hitler for the camera, World War II. Not the most appropriate of pictures, but the hair is pretty accurate!

Soldier life: U. soldier mocks Hitler for the camera, World War II. The soldiers still have humor through the war

Charles Schulz, (pictured on the right) creator of Peanuts, served in the 20th Armored Division attached to the Seventh Army during World War II. He became a staff sergeant and served in France, Germany, and Austria.

Charles Schulz, (pictured on the right) creator of Peanuts, served in the Armored Division attached to the Seventh Army during World War II. He became a staff sergeant and served in France, Germany, and Austria.

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