Russian women and children recently liberated from a German concentration camp lay flowers at the bodies of 4 dead American soldiers. Russian eye witnesses reported the Americans were slain by German officers after they surrendered - Hilden Germany 1945
Alexander Gardner (American, 1821–1882). [President Abraham Lincoln, Major General John A. McClernand (right), and E. J. Allen (Allan Pinkerton, left), Chief of the Secret Service of the United States, at Secret Service Department, Headquarters Army of the Potomac, near Antietam, Maryland], October 4, 1862. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005 (2005.100.1221)
SLAVES, EX-SLAVES, and CHILDREN OF SLAVES IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH, 1860 -1905 (22) "I doubt the photographer intended it, but his image of two children still 'behind bars' at the opened gate is filled with allegory about the true situation of the freed slaves." Photographed at the old Goose Creek Plantation in Charleston, South Carolina.
Card No. 4, Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria, from the World War I Scenes series (T121) issued by Sweet Caporal Cigarettes, ca. 1914. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick (Burdick 246, T121.4)