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No other family in American history has suffered a wartime loss like that of Waterloo's Sullivan family. The Sullivans gave up their five sons in a World War II tragedy that has never been forgotten.

Five Sullivan brothers died in WW II. No other family in American history has suffered a wartime loss like that of Waterloo's Sullivan family. The Sullivans gave up their five sons in a World War II tragedy that has never been forgotten.

Presidents of the United States of America. To quote the movie "American President" the presidency has everything to do with character. There are some real characters here.

Home is where your own president doesnt *&^% you over when you are innocent. The Presidents of the United States of America. Reminds me of grade when I had to memorize all of them to pass history class.

Nancy Green a former slave, was employed in 1893 to promote the Aunt Jemima brand by demonstrating the pancake mix at expositions and fairs. She was a popular attraction because of her friendly personality, great story-telling, and warmth. Green signed a lifetime contract with the pancake company and her image was used for packaging and billboards.

Nancy Green a former slave, was employed in 1893 to promote the Aunt Jemima brand by demonstrating the pancake mix at expositions and fairs. She was a popular attraction because of her friendly personality, great story-telling, and warmth.

President & Tad Lincoln’s Christmas of 1863  During the Christmas season of 1863, the Lincolns’ son, Tad, had accompanied his father on hospital visits and noticed the loneliness of the wounded soldiers. Deeply moved, he asked his father if he could send books and clothing to these men. Packages signed “From Tad Lincoln” were sent to area hospitals that Christmas.  Lincoln voted in favor of keeping Christmas day a workday, because he felt he w

Thomas "Tad" Lincoln poses on April 1865 with his father President Lincoln in the Whitehouse. Tad outlived his father, but died of heart failure at the age of 18 on July Lincoln always looks so unreal in photographs to me.

Young Dwight Eisenhower

Dwight D. Eisenhower was the only U. president to serve in both World War I and World War II. Eisenhower was the President of the United States and served two terms. General Eisenhower is the only Five- Star General to become President.

Jesse James and family

Confederate Outlaw Jesse James and Family Third from left in the back row is Jesse. To his left is Zee Mimms, his cousin and future wife. The man first on the left in the back row may be John Newman Edwards, Jesse’s friend and the newspaper man that.

Civil War Photo CSA Confederate General James Ewell Brown 'Jeb' Stuart

New 8x10 Civil War Photo: CSA Confederate General James Ewell Brown 'JEB' Stuart

General James Ewell Brown "Jeb" Stuart (he used his initials as his first name) Confederate officer Civil War Gettysburg, Pa Library of congress

Billy the Kid, Doc Holiday, Jesse James & Charlie Bowdre 1879

Left to Right: Billy the Kid, Doc Holliday, Jesse James & Charlie Bowdre. Photo believed to have been taken in New Mexico in My fav outlaw the kid!

Korean women were forced to become "comfort women" to Japanese troops. She was gang raped repeatedly. Then she became pregnant. But that would not stop the soldiers. They sat on her stomach to force the fetus out, and crushed it to pieces with their boots. Immediately after, they continued to take turns to rape her. The comfort women were forced to have sex with the Japanese troops.

Korean women were forced to become sex slaves to Japanese troops. Comfort women of World War II remain one of the most controversial issues when dealing with Japanese war crimes, as the Japanese government has continued denying the historical fact.

Witold Pilecki: volunteered to infiltrate Auschwitz concentration camp as a prisoner and escaped to reveal the atrocities.

Meet The Man Who Sneaked Into Auschwitz

Volunteer For Auschwitz - Witold Pilecki. The Murder of Cavalry Captain Witold Pilecki who volunteered to be sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp to gather information about Nazi war crimes, and crimes against humanity.

On 7 December, 1941 the Japanese Empire conducted an air raid on American Ships at Pearl Harbour, bringing the United States into World War Two. It...

Pearl Harbor Attack--my home port during the Vietnam War. Many relics and reminders of the Pearl Harbor attack were still there in Nearby Hickam Airfield still had holes in the walls of offices and barracks as a reminder to never let our guard down.

Audy Murphy, most decorated US soldier and Hollywood actor

Audie Murphy received every U. decoration for valor available to Army ground personnel at the time. He earned the Silver Star twice in three days, two Bronze Star Medals, three Purple Hearts, the Distinguished Service Cross, and the Medal of Honor.

Remembering Henry Johnson, the World War I Soldier Called “Black Death” | History | Smithsonian

Remembering Henry Johnson, the Soldier Called “Black Death”

”Remembering Henry Johnson, the Soldier Called “Black Death” Henry Johnson suffered 21 wounds and rescued a fellow soldier while repelling an enemy raid in the Argonne Forest in 1918 but died 11 years later a forgotten man.

“An eighteen year old boy is carried into the shock ward, and he looks up at my trustingly asking, “How am I doing, nurse?” I just kiss his forehead and say, “You are doing just fine soldier.” He smiles sweetly and says, “I was just checking,” Then he dies. We all cry in private. But not in front of the boys. Never in front of the boys.” - June Wandrey, WWII in HD https://www.pinterest.com/atticatalley/history2/

“ “An eighteen year old boy is carried into the shock ward, and he looks up at my trustingly asking, “How am I doing, nurse?” I just kiss his forehead and say, “You are doing just fine soldier.” He smiles sweetly and.

13 years old boy soldier, captured by United States Army in Martinszell-Waltenhofen, 1945 (waralbum.ru)

Sad pictures of a 13 years old boy soldier (Hitler Youth) in WWII - captured by United States Army in Martinszell-Waltenhofen, April The look in his eyes is far from what you see in Hitler Jugend propaganda photos from earlier in the war.

Many Americans know the 'code talkers' from WWII to be Navajo , but the original code talkers were actually from the Choctaw tribe. Nineteen men, during WWI, helped turned the tide of the war. When they decided to implement the program again for WWII, the Navajo tribe was much larger and was able to provide more code talkers

WWI original code talkers from the Choctaw tribe. Nineteen men, during WWI, helped turned the tide of the war. When they decided to implement the program again for WWII, the Navajo tribe was much larger and was able to provide more code talkers

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