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Propaganda from the US Office of Fact and Figures, 1942

Propaganda from the US Office of Fact and Figures, 1942

January 27, 2013, 3:49pm / 113

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Navy hospital corpsmen treating a wounded Marine at Inchon.

Navy hospital corpsmen treating a wounded Marine at Inchon.

January 27, 2013, 3:00pm / 66

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With practically every member present, Soong Mei-Iing, wife of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek, addresses the US House of Representatives in Washington DC to plead for maximum efforts to halt Japan’s war aims in China, Feb 1943.

At the time Madame Chiang Kai-shek was only the second woman in the history of the United States to speak to the House.

With practically every member present, Soong Mei-Iing, wife of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek, addresses the US House of Representatives in Washington DC to plead for maximum efforts to halt Japan’s war aims in China, Feb 1943.

At the time Madame Chiang Kai-shek was only the second woman in the history of the United States to speak to the House.

January 27, 2013, 2:00pm / 18

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WACs at Camp Shanks, New York in Feb 1945 shortly before being shipped out to Europe. They would be the first all-black WAC unit to go overseas to aid in the war effort. 
From left to right are, kneeling: Pvt. Rose Stone; Pvt. Virginia Blake; and Pfc. Marie B. Gillisspie. Second row: Pvt. Genevieve Marshall; T/5 Fanny L. Talbert; and Cpl. Callie K. Smith. Third row: Pvt. Gladys Schuster Carter; T/4 Evelyn C. Martin; and Pfc. Theodora Palmer.

WACs at Camp Shanks, New York in Feb 1945 shortly before being shipped out to Europe. They would be the first all-black WAC unit to go overseas to aid in the war effort.


From left to right are, kneeling: Pvt. Rose Stone; Pvt. Virginia Blake; and Pfc. Marie B. Gillisspie. Second row: Pvt. Genevieve Marshall; T/5 Fanny L. Talbert; and Cpl. Callie K. Smith. Third row: Pvt. Gladys Schuster Carter; T/4 Evelyn C. Martin; and Pfc. Theodora Palmer.

January 27, 2013, 1:00pm / 117

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A US Army medic writing a medical tag for an injured GI during the Battle of Hürtgen Forest

A US Army medic writing a medical tag for an injured GI during the Battle of Hürtgen Forest

January 27, 2013, 12:00pm / 53

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The Battle of the Somme  (1 July - 18 Nov 1916)

(Source: operationkino)

January 27, 2013, 1:22am / 897

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January 27, 2013, 1:20am / 20

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Marines of the 1st Marine Division paying their respects to fallen comrades following the break out from Chosin Reservoir, 13 December 1950

January 27, 2013, 1:11am / 64

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