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Crowds at Times Square holding up Extras telling about the signing of the Armistice. The Government report that the news was not true did not stop the celebration. Western Newspaper Union., 11/07/1918

Crowds at Times Square holding up Extras telling about the signing of the Armistice. The Government report that the news was not true did not stop the celebration. Western Newspaper Union., 11/07/1918

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US propaganda for the home front

US propaganda for the home front

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8th Air Force fighter ace Jack Ilfrey of the 20th FG

8th Air Force fighter ace Jack Ilfrey of the 20th FG

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Pilots of the 1st Aero Squadron, US Army Air Services/1918

Pilots of the 1st Aero Squadron, US Army Air Services/1918

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The 369th Infantry marching down Fifth Avenue in honor of their return, Feb 1919

The 369th were known as the Harlem Hellfighters (and sometimes as the Black Ratters) and was an infantry regiment formed completely of African Americans and African Puerto Ricans. During the Great War, the men of the 369th spent the longest time at the front, earning the respect of the French soldiers they fought beside leading them to their name Hellfighter because they never lost a man to capture, nor losing a trench or a foot of ground to the Germans.

The parade thrown for their return in February 1919 began on Fifth Avenue at 61st Street, and proceeded uptown past ranks of white bystanders before turning west on 110th Street, and then swung onto Lenox Avenue to march into Harlem, where black New Yorkers packed the sidewalks for a glimpse of the men.

April 14, 2014, 1:00pm / 193

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The March on Washington against the war in Vietnam, 21/22 October 1967

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Curtiss F6C Hawk on the U.S.S. Lexington/1928

Curtiss F6C Hawk on the U.S.S. Lexington/1928

Source / April 12, 2014 / 22

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The Kamikaze attack on the U.S.S. Bunker Hill, 11 May 1945

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