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"Wait for me Daddy" by Claude P. Dettloff - October 1 A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother's hand to reach out for his father.

"Any girl who has flown at all grows used to the prejudice of most men pilots who will trot out any number of reasons why women can't possibly be good pilots. . . . The only way to show the disbelievers, the snickering hangar pilots, is to show them."  - Cornelia Fort, WAFS

Photographer Spotlight: Peter Stackpole

“A pilot of the U. Women’s Air Force Service at Avenger Field, Texas, in by Peter Stackpole (via LIFE) Happy Women's History Month!

Los hombres que plantaron la bandera en Iwo Jima Joe Rosenthal en la emblemática foto de 1945

The men who raised the second flag over Iwo Jima. Taken on February by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five United States Marines and a U. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the United States atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.

On February 14th, 1884 Alice Hathaway Lee, aged 22, died after giving birth to a daughter. Her husband, aged 25, made a large X in his diary, and wrote the above passage. Her husband was Teddy Roosevelt.

Teddy Roosevelt’s diary entry from the day his wife died. He never spoke of her death again. Teddy Roosevelt’s diary entry from the day his wife died. He never spoke of her death again.

A school boy sits reading in the wreckage of a book shop, London 1940.

A boy sits amid the ruins of a London bookshop after an air raid on October reading a book titled “The History of London.

The Most Iconic Photos Of The 1940s: V-J Day, 1945------This iconic photo depicts the jubilance and relief expressed throughout America when armistice was declared in World War Two. Contrary to popular opinion, the two in the picture were not lovers; the soldier was jubilantly planting kisses on women in Times Square – this lucky nurse was just one of them.

The Ten Most Iconic Photos Of The 1940s

One of the most famous picture all the time. A kiss from two strange persons after world war Iconic photo. Romantic time after war

An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed Berlin Wall -1961

An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed ‘Berlin Wall,’ The boy was found on the opposite side of the wall from his family. Despite given orders by the East German government to let no one pass, the soldier helped the boy through

France, WWII.  This is one of the most beautiful photographs I have ever seen in my entire life.

Thank you kiss. Elvin Harley of Kalamazoo, Michigan, of the Armored Division, gets a kiss on the cheek from a little French girl while listening to the Armored Division Band near Aboncourt in northeastern France near the Belgium border on February

American soldier with the inscription "War is Hell" on his helmet, 1965

"War is hell" - Horst Faas. An American soldier wears a hand lettered “War Is Hell” slogan on his helmet, Vietnam, 1965

A young German soldier in pain being treated by American GI.

A young German soldier in WWII being treated by an American GI medic. Hitler sent boys to fight his dirty war; US sent men to tend to their wounds.

so sweet. NY Times Square kiss

The famous kiss. Carl Muscarello, the lady who was kissed, holding the famous sailor kissing the nurse V-J Day picture by the statue in Times Square.

Stephen Hawking & wife

A young Stephen Hawking with his first wife Jane Wilde on their wedding day.

Shrek is gebaseerd op een echt persoon: de Franse worstelaar Maurice Tillet. Hij kreeg op zijn 17e de zeldzame ziekte acromegalie die gepaard gaat met een buitenproportionele groei van lichaamsdelen. 1941.

Photographed by Irving Penn, Elvie saw a signed vintage silver print of this 2014 for Euro. all you Shrek fans! Professional wrestler Maurice Tillet, aka The French Angel, was the inspiration for Shrek’s character design.

Washington, D.C., circa 1917. "Miss Carter Mullikin, Holton-Arms School." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

WWI Red Cross Nurse with Rescue Dog. (Dog was trained to locate wounded on the battlefield, and bark to call attention to them.) Happy Nurse Day to all the military nurses.

Larry Burrows

Funny pictures about A marine and his dog in Vietnam. Oh, and cool pics about A marine and his dog in Vietnam. Also, A marine and his dog in Vietnam photos.

"In a place where there are no men, strive to be a man." (Pirkei Avot 2:6)

The courage to say no. The photo was taken in Hamburg in during the celebrations for the launch of a ship. In the crowed, one person refuses to raise his arm to give the Nazi salute. The man was August Landmesser.

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