The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall: Photogallery


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Veterans…


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This is a quote by Winston Churchill

Birds of the Vietnam War


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Vietnam War

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Vietnam War

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Vietnam War, insertion

Veterans of this war all seem to have a story about the helicopters or, of the ‘men in the doors’ of said helicopters. They will forever be synonymous with the war in Vietnam. 💨

Image of the Day: 9 November 2014


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Seen here is an aerial black and white photo of the famous Cologne Cathedral during WWII. The cathedral suffered fourteen hits by aerial bombs during World War II. It did not collapse, but stood tall in an otherwise flattened city. The twin spires are said to have been used as an easily recognizable navigational landmark by Allied aircraft raiding deeper into Germany in the later years of the war, which may be a reason that the cathedral was not destroyed. It has been claimed that in June 1945 American troops used the cathedral as a rifle range.

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