World War Two, United States Army Air Force (U.S.A.A.F.), 5th Photo Reconnaissance Group, 4th Photo Squadron: “Mail call.” Handwritten on back: “Must read a letter from home!” Cpl. Donald Krasno (Photo Lab Tech), Italy, 1944 or 1945
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Bell UH-1 Heuy’s in Vietnam, 1966
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My thoughts and prayers are with the people affected by this historic storm. As I watch this beast baring down on the Eastern seaboard I want to express my concern for anyone thinking of “riding out the storm.” I urge everyone in the path of the storm to please, PLEASE seek higher ground.
This hurricane is predicted to be unlike any in human history. Please don’t be part of that history.
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US troops went into Vietnam. MAX HASTINGS saw them humbled by an army of peasant fanatics amid horrors that haunt him to this oday.
They waded ashore from the landing craft in full combat gear, weapons held high as they splashed out of the surf onto a beach where there was no enemy, only a gaggle of newsmen and a crowd of curious locals. Read more
A Tale of Despair – A man weeps in the trenches during World War I by Kenpazu
At 8:48 on the morning of September 11, Michael Wright was a thirty-year-old account executive working high in the World Trade Center. Two hours later, he was something else.
It’s been a long hard road…We cannot forget the lives we lost that Tuesday morning, fifteen years ago.
The Declaration of Independence as the twin towers.
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Men wounded in the Ypres battle of September 20th, 1917. Walking along the Menin road, to be taken to the clearing station. German prisoners are seen assisting at stretcher bearing. (Captain G. Wilkins/State Library of Victoria)
The long wait is finally over. After nearly 250 years, we’re proud to announce the release of America v2.0. This revolutionary new product contains almost 4x the America as the previous version, without sacrificing any of the speed and efficiency you’ve come to expect from your favorite national provider.
How did we fit so much country into the same sized nation? Easy. We streamlined our synergy by abandoning less popular features, such as Social Security and educational reforms. The improvements don’t stop there, though. Read about some of our proudest and most patriotic updates below, all of which are guaranteed to enhance your American experience.
Young Franklin Delano Roosevelt
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Observed on the first Monday in September, Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. It was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century and became a federal holiday in 1894. Labor Day also symbolizes the end of summer for many Americans, and is celebrated with parties, parades and athletic events. Read more
Corporal Leslie “Bull” Allen carrying a soldier who had been knocked unconscious by a mortar round to safety during the assault on Mount Tambu in New Guinea on the 30 July 1943. Cpl Allen was awarded the American Silver Star for his action, rescuing 12 American soldiers during the battle.He had also received the Military Medal in February for his courage at Crystal Creek whilst serving with the 2/5th Infantry battalion.
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