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A policeman makes sure young evacuees are on the correct train out of London for evacuation, (Press Association). I cant imagine having to make the decision to send my child away during this time without me. How heartbreaking!

Dunkirk, 1940. Exhausted British soldiers await evacuation. (Regiment to be identified).

Dunkirk, 1940. Exhausted British soldiers await evacuation. (Regiment to be identified).

14th, September, 1940: People with their furniture and belongings in a street in the London area; their damaged homes are in the background (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

WWII September 1940 People in the street with their furniture and belongings in the London area, with their damaged homes in the background. (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

ادوارد لورنس أو لورنس العرب القدس، فلسطين ١٩٢٠  Edward Lawrence, or Lawrence of Arabia Jerusalem, Palestine 1920  Edward Lawrence, o Lawrence de Arabia Jerusalén, Palestina 1920

"Lawrence of Arabia": British soldier, adventurer and author Thomas Edward Lawrence the “Uncrowned King Of The Arabs” on the Governors Balcony in Jerusalem, He joined the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire during World War I. (Photo by Hulton Archive)

During the week of July 21-27, 1921, Thomas Edison, Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone camped at a site about six miles east of Hancock in Washington County. During the weekend, President Warren G. Harding joined the “vagabonds” — the name the wealthy industrialists gave themselves when they camped together.

During the week of July 21-27, 1921, Thomas Edison, Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone camped at a site about six miles east of Hancock in Washington County. During the weekend, President Warren G. Harding joined the “vagabonds” — the name the wealthy industrialists gave themselves when they camped together.

The London Blitz by William Vandivert

London during the Blitz - A London Civil Defense Rescue crew helps remove injured and dead civilians from destroyed buildings, London,

Poignant: Dunkirk veterans Michael Bentall (left), Arthur Taylor (centre) and James Baynes (right) walk arm in arm along the beach in Dunkirk to mark the 75th anniversary of the biggest military evacuation in history

We shall remember them: Dunkirk veterans are brothers in arms again

Poignant: Dunkirk veterans Michael Bentall (left), Arthur Taylor (centre) and James Baynes (right) walk arm in arm along the beach in Dunkirk to mark the anniversary of the biggest military evacuation in history

A volunteer saves a young baby after a German bombing of London, 1940s via reddit [[MORE]] Sweetest picture!! Soldier comforting a very small child. I just broke down.

A volunteer saves a young baby after a German bombing of London, [[MORE]] Sweetest picture! Soldier comforting a very small child. I just broke down.

How the British Army Was Saved at Dunkirk: The Evacuation of Dunkirk as painted by Charles Cundall, Dunkirk, France, June 1, 1940.

How the British Army Was Saved at Dunkirk

How the British Army Was Saved at Dunkirk: The Evacuation of Dunkirk as painted by Charles Cundall, Dunkirk, France, June

O Tenente Japonês Yasuno Chikao prestes a decapitar o sargento australiano Leonard George Siffleet em Aitape, na Nova Guiné, em 24 de outubro de 1943. O registro fotográfico teria sido cristalizado por outro oficial japonês que acompanhou a execução do prisioneiro durante a Segunda Guerra Mundial (1939-45).

Australian Sergeant Leonard G. Siffleet of M Special Unit about to be beheaded by Japanese soldier Yasuno Chikao, Aitape, New Guinea, 24 Oct 1943 / Australian War Memorial

DUNKIRK 1940

DUNKIRK 1940

THE YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

THE YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918