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London at War, c. 1940.  Police in London during the Blitz...

Policeman London at War - Police 1940 Police in London during the Blitz.

“On November 15, 1938, German authorities banned Jewish children from attending German public schools. This photograph shows a Jewish high school class, including a young Henry Kissinger (front row, left), in Fuerth, Germany.

On November German authorities banned Jewish children from attending German public schools. This photograph shows a Jewish high school class, including a young Henry Kissinger (front row, left) in Fuerth, Germany, 1938

We can do it!

People- Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was 17 years (in while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War.

Jonas Salk (1914-1995) became a hero overnight when it was announced that he had invented a vaccine for polio. Before Salk created the vaccine, polio was a devastating viral disease that had become epidemic. Each year, thousands of children and adults either died from the disease or were left paralyzed.

Most Influential Scientists of the 20th Century

“Champagne for my real friends and real pain for my sham friends.”~Tom Waits

"Little Trip to Heaven" - Tom Waits. A beautiful love song by Tom Waits with a delightful muted trumpet. This romantic song was used by Annie & Gene at their July 2013 wedding at the Newark Museum.

The real meaning of "Keep calm and carry on." Milkman during the London blitz 1940. Read backstory http://rarehistoricalphotos.com/london-milkman-1940/

A milkman delivering on a London street devastated during a German bombing raid. My Grandfather was a milk man in London at this time.

Ernest Hemingway and his father Clarence outside their house in Oak Park, Illinois; ca. 1918

Ernest shakes hands with his father Clarence outside the Hemingway home in Oak Park, Illinois Courtesy: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

U.S.-born Iva Toguri D'Aquino, who was dubbed 'Tokyo Rose' for broadcasting anti-American propaganda from Japan during World War II, was convicted of treason and sent to federal prison for about seven years (this picture was taken at the lockup in Alderson, West Virginia). D'Aquino was pardoned by President Gerald Ford in 1977.

-born Iva Toguri D'Aquino, who was dubbed "Tokyo Rose" for broadcasting anti-American propaganda from Japan during World War II, was convicted of treason and sent to federal priso

Magazine from the 1950s Such a different perspective on beauty/ looking good.

Magazine from the 1950s

Magazine from the Beauty the way it should be. -- funny how much society's perception of beauty has changed. We would never EVER see ads like this in magazines today.

"Do you realize the magnitude of the miracle?” Three men who stood in the same line in Auschwitz have nearly consecutive numbers: From left, Menachem Shulovitz, 80, bears B14594; Anshel Udd Sharezky, 81, was B14595; and Jacob Zabetzky, 83, was B14597. “We were strangers standing in line in Auschwitz, we all survived different paths of hell, and we met in Israel,” Mr. Sharezky said. "We stand here together now after 65 years."

A Tattoo to Remember

“Three men who stood in the same line in Auschwitz have nearly consecutive numbers: From left, Menachem Shulovitz, bears Anshel Udd Sharezky, was and Jacob Zabetzky, was “We were strangers standing in line in.

Thank You, Thank You, Thank You All!  Touching Photos Of Normandy Veterans, Then And Now

Touching Photos Of Normandy Veterans, Then And Now

Photographer Matt Cardy captured these striking photos of surviving Normandy veterans as they describe their most vivid memory of D-Day.

Leo Major The day of the D-day invasion he killed a squad of German soldiers and captured a truck with intelligence information. Later down his career, he ran into 4 SS soldiers and killed all of them, losing an eye to a phosphorous grenade but refused to discharge.  During the Battle of the Scheldt, he captured 93 German soldiers and refused the medal, claiming the General awarding it was incompetent.  In the beginning of 1945, he was in a vehicle that struck a land mine. He broke both…

Badass people in history (10 Photos)

Leo Major was a Canadian WWII soldier. Having lost the use of one eye earlier in the war, he refused to go home saying "I have a war to finish.

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