Propaganda from the US Office of Fact and Figures, 1942
January 27, 2013, 3:49pm / 113
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
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
The Battle of the Somme (1 July - 18 Nov 1916)
January 27, 2013, 1:22am / 897
Marines of the 1st Marine Division paying their respects to fallen comrades following the break out from Chosin Reservoir, 13 December 1950
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