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This picture of the tail of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress shows the original factory-fitted tail guns. The two members of the groundcrew give a good idea of the real size of the giant tail of the B-17.

This picture of the tail of the Boeing Flying Fortress shows the original factory-fitted tail guns. The two members of the groundcrew give a good idea of the real size of the giant tail of the

Rui Pires -  Photography 70th Anniversary - Battle of the Bulge, Ardennes, Belgium

Rui Pires - Photography Anniversary - Battle of the Bulge, Ardennes, Belgium

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon. The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines, and Kathrine later won the NYC marathon with a time of 3:07:29.

In Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.

World War II, in Russia – the Great Patriotic War (22 June 1941 – 9 May 1945). Russian aircraft in the sky over Berlin. Photo by Mark Redkin. May 1945, Germany.

World War II, in Russia – the Great Patriotic War June 1941 – 9 May Russian aircraft in the sky raining fire and death over Berlin. Photo by Mark Redkin.

Picture showing the thirteen guns carried by early Boeing B-17G Flying Fortresses before gun no. 7 was removed

Picture showing the thirteen guns carried by early Boeing Flying Fortresses before gun no. 7 was removed

James (Stocky) Edwards of Battleford, Saskatchewan followed the usual steps in his pilot training through the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan – from Regina, to Edmonton, and then to Yorkton where he received his wings in June 1941, in the photo shown here. He later became a highly-decorated fighter pilot.

James (Stocky) Edwards of Battleford, Saskatchewan followed the usual steps in his pilot training through the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan – from Regina, to Edmonton, and then to Yorkton where he received his wings in June 1941, in the photo shown here. He later became a highly-decorated fighter pilot.

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US website where students can learn facts, get ideas for activities, and take interactive quizzes on the American Revolution. This picture, for instance, shows a timeline of significant events leading up to and during the Revolution.

World War Ii, Red Army, Soviet Union, Marines, Ww2, 1930s, Soldiers, Military, Russia

On August 1944 Ens. Alfred R Wood shot down two German planes while flying an from off the USS Tulagi over southern France.

VE Day

This is one of the most famous photographs from the Second World War. Apparently the nurse slapped the soldier immediately after. The event was the celebration of the end of the war and it was taken in Times Square by Alfred Eisenstaedt. New York 1945

History of Visual Communications - Heroic Realism - She's a Wow Woman Ordinance Worker Poster by Adolph Treidler 1944

Woman Ordnance Worker poster "The Girl He Left Behind" shows Rosie the Riveter in red bandana. A number of variants of Rosie posters were done during the war. This is among the most desirable.

German soldier returns home in Frankfurt, only to find his family no longer there, and house bombed. 1946

A German soldier returns home only to find his family no longer there. Frankfurt, 1946 - Photo by Tony Vaccaro

Brazilian P-47 - WW II V DAY!!

Brazilian P-47 - WW II V DAY!!

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