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Battle of the Eastern Solomons - The third and last bomb, dropped by an aircraft piloted by Kazumi Horie who died in the attack, hits Enterprise, causing minor damage. Smoke from the first two bomb hits can be seen in the upper left of the picture.

Japanese attack on the USS ENTERPRISE, afternoon of 24 Aug Third Japanese bomb hit on the flight deck of the ENTERPRISE. The photographer lost his life while taking picture.

Doris "Dorie" Miller, born in Waco Texas in 1919, known for his bravery during the attack on Pearl Harbor. He was the first African American to be awarded the Navy Cross.

Doris "Dorie" Miller, born in Waco Texas in known for his bravery during the attack on Pearl Harbor. He was the first African American to be awarded the Navy Cross.

Olive Oatman, kidnapped by the Apache Indians, sold to the Mojave Indians

Olive Oatman was the first white tattooed woman in the history of the United States. ~ Olive Oatman was 13 when she travelled from Illinois to California with her Mormon family.

MaritimeQuest - USS Yorktown CV-5 Page 2

(‪ On this day in after dawn, USS Yorktown (CV sinks after being torpedoed the previous day by Japanese submarine (I during the Battle of Midway. Navy ‪ ‪ (Photos: US National Archives/Public Domain)

imperial-russia: Three youngest daughters of the... - L'ancienne cour

L'ancienne cour -imperial-russia: Three youngest daughters of the... -

A beautiful portrait - Three of the tragic Romanov daughters, Tatiana, Marie & Anastasia.What beautiful girls. I named my daughter Anastasia.

George Washington's dentures - One set can be seen at the National Museum of Dentistry in Baltimore, Maryland.  Despite legends, none of them would be made from wood.  They were carved from hippopotamus and elephant ivory.  Sometimes the teeth were set in gold.  His dentures had gold springs to hold the upper and lower teeth together. #deltadental

George Washington's Dentures - Despite legends, none of them would be made from wood. They were carved from hippopotamus and elephant ivory. Sometimes the teeth were set in gold. His dentures had gold springs to hold the upper and lower teeth together.

The Fallen. D-Day Tribute in Arromanches, France to those who died in Operation Neptune, June 6, 1945. Nine thousand silhouettes in the sand.

A heartbreaking tribute.

British artists Jamie Wardley and Andy Moss. The Fallen. A D-Day Tribute in Arromanches, France for those who died in Operation Neptune, June Nine thousand silhouettes in the sand.

Pearl Harbor World War II - Dorie Miller, a black messman, was untrained in machine gun use due to rigid Naval segregation policies. He took over a machine gun aboard the USS West Virginia and was officially credited with downing two Japanese planes and was honored as one of the first heroes of World War II. Six months after the attack, he was given the Navy Cross by Admiral Chester Nimitz.

Doris “Dorie” Miller was a cook in the US Navy noted for his bravery during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December He was the first African American to be awarded the Navy Cross. A ship’s cook on the battleship West Virginia during Pearl.

Records show that 166 out of 306 bodies from the Titanic retrieved by the Mackay Bennett were buried at sea after being blessed by a priest.

Rare picture of Titanic victims shows prayers said over their bodies

A haunting photograph showing victims of the Titanic disaster being buried at sea has been uncovered. In the photo, two men can be seen dropping a victim over the side of the recovery ship, the CS Mackay Bennett.

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