Image of the Day: 10 January 2016

Lt. Clark Welch and PFC Ben Dunn, Recon Platoon, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, with Viet Cong claymore mines, June 13, 1967.

1890s-1950s Last of the Civil War veterans

For 90 years after the last shot of the American Civil War was fired, the men who had fought for the Union and the Confederacy, respectively, continued to meet, and in doing so wielded considerable political power in the nation that had divided them. Read more