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An American soldier silhouetted by the glare of an exploding German phosphorus bomb somewhere in France, August 1917.

An American soldier silhouetted by the glare of an exploding German phosphorus bomb somewhere in France, August 1917.

/ December 12, 2011 / 58

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Pearl Harbor mystery solved: Photo of female firefighters wasn't from Dec. 7

It’s never too late to solve a mystery, or to set the record straight. In the 70 years since the attack on Pearl Harbor, a dramatic photo of female firefighters has been published many times in magazines, history books and online as a depiction of action on Dec. 7, 1941. We published it this past week on msnbc.com. Now, with the help of our readers, we’ve located one of the women, who says the photo was definitely not taken on that day.

This is great because I can’t tell you how many books I personally own that cite this as 12/7/1941 or how many lectures cite it as well.

/ December 12, 2011, 12:23pm / 18

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Russian soldiers wearing costumes for an impromtu performance behind the lines during a lull in the World War I fighting, March 1916

Russian soldiers wearing costumes for an impromtu performance behind the lines during a lull in the World War I fighting, March 1916

/ December 12, 2011 / 402

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/ December 11, 2011 / 38

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A fleet of USAAF B-24 Liberators

A fleet of USAAF B-24 Liberators

/ December 11, 2011 / 76

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opacasilentianoctis:
France, tank soldiers with rabbit.

opacasilentianoctis:

France, tank soldiers with rabbit.

Source   via: kalakaua / December 11, 2011 / 289

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