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World War 1 victory parade in New York, 1918. Photographer: W.L.Daummond

What we call "Veterans Day" today was originally "Armistice Day," marking the day WWI ended. In this photo, Americans celebrate news of German surrender on Wall Street, November - Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Germany Surrenders: 1918

Victory Arch and Flatiron Building

Victory Arch and Flatiron Building

Victory Arch Erected in 1918 as a temporary structure commemorating the New York soldiers who fought in World War I, the Victory Arch stood just north of the Flatiron Building at the intersection of Street and Avenue.

The Battle of Jutland – A Pyrrhic Victory For Germany In WWI

The Battle of Jutland – A Pyrrhic Victory For Germany In WWI

World War I Nurse, 1917    Repinned by www.eddiemercer.com in Pensacola, FL

From the previous poster: WWI Nurse - 1917 Red Cross Motor Corp. An amazing look back in time, the Nurse is beautiful, but i'm also drawn to the beautiful curves on the bonnet (hood) and that front right wing upto the windscreen (windsheild)

Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together.. Netherlands, 1888.

Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together. Roermond, NL, 1888 Kind of pathetic and sweet. They should have purchased grave lots at a municipal cemetery.

I just can't stop looking at her face...it says it all. July 1940. Berrien County, Michigan. "Migrant mother of family from Arkansas in roadside camp of cherry pickers."

July 1940 Berrien County, Michigan - "Migrant mother of family from Arkansas in roadside camp of cherry pickers.

JAPAN. 1983 ( from 1932 art by Shinsui Ito.)

Japan, : : issued 24 January 1983 : : featuring art by Shinsui Ito, circa 1932

A world's record 384-pound black sea bass caught by Franklin Schenck of Brooklyn with rod and reel off Catalina Island, California, on August 17, 1900.

World's Record 384 pound black sea bass caught by Franklin Schenck of Brooklyn with rod and reel off Catalina Island, California on August

Woman saying goodbye to there husbands going off to war through the port holes of the ship..

"The Last Kiss" WWII Departure of the “Amerigo Vespucci”, Egypt, 1963

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