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Butch O’Brien This life-jacket wearing spaniel is Butch O’Brien, a spaniel mascot of the US navy, on board his ship in the Sea of Japan.

The 26 Most Badass Animals From World War II

This life-jacket wearing spaniel is Butch O’Brien, a spaniel mascot of the US navy, on board his ship in the Sea of Japan.

Two brothers randomly meet during World War II. Neither knew if the other was still alive.

My grandfather and his brother meeting randomly during WWII, neither knew if the other was alive.

Two brothers randomly meet during World War II. Neither knew if the other was still alive. This also happened with my Dad and his Brother in Italy.

Jan Lipke, a dock worker from Riga, witnessed the mobile killing units at work in the Riga ghetto. He then decided to help as many Jews as possible to escape and took a job at a firm where Jews from the ghetto worked as forced laborers. Of the 40,000 Jews from Riga not even a hundred were alive at the liberation. Of these, 42 had been saved by Jan Lipke.

Jan Lipke, a dock worker from Riga, witnessed the mobile killing units at work in the Riga ghetto. He then decided to help as many Jews as possible to escape and took a job at a firm where Jews from the ghetto worked as forced laborers. Of the 40,000 Jews from Riga not even a hundred were alive at the liberation. Of these, 42 had been saved by Jan Lipke.

An execution of Jews in July 1942 in the occupied Soviet Union.  Jewish Soviet citizens were shot by German soldiers. (the photograph was found on the body of a German officer at the end of July, 1942)

This photo was taken from a the body of a dead Germany officer killed in Russia…

we would all be healthier if we ate like this again. of course this was supplemented with many homegrown vegtables

Rationing in WW II. 1 egg a fortnight and 1 onion every 3 weeks? Can you imagine, how small meal times would have been?

British shopkeeper with WWII ration book. Shown is a weekly ration of tea, sugar, butter, margarine, cooking fats, and bacon.

D A shopkeeper stamps Mrs Day's ration book during her shopping trip on the Kings Road in Chelsea. In the foreground can be seen the tea sugar 'national butter' margarine cooking fats and bacon she is allowed for one week

Pioneer woman in the American West....late 1800's.

A Prairie Pioneer woman gathering buffalo chips. Jane was probably this tired often.

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