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"Paris is like a magic sword, in a fairy tale -. A power that shines in the hands of those who rightfully belongs, on the other hand decoration and liderasgo When the city of light, changes hands changed Western civilization the political balance has been for seven centuries, so it was in 1940, so it was last week. " - Life after the liberation of Paris in August 1944.

"Paris is like a magic sword, in a fairy tale -. A power that shines in the hands of those who rightfully belongs, on the other hand decoration and liderasgo When the city of light, changes hands changed Western civilization the political balance has been for seven centuries, so it was in 1940, so it was last week. " - Life after the liberation of Paris in August 1944.

P-51D "American Beauty" of the Olympic Flight Museum. This P-51 1st flew for the RCAF before changing hands several times. She has carried her current markings since 2000 and are the markings of a P51D #44-13926, of the 361st FG, 8AF that was flown by 1st Lt. Urban Drew during WWII.

P-51D "American Beauty" of the Olympic Flight Museum. This P-51 1st flew for the RCAF before changing hands several times. She has carried her current markings since 2000 and are the markings of a P51D #44-13926, of the 361st FG, 8AF that was flown by 1st Lt. Urban Drew during WWII.

This photo, left, was taken in 1939 when Irene Gut was 17 — just before the Nazis invaded Poland and forever changed her life. She later wrote “In my Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer.”

This photo, left, was taken in 1939 when Irene Gut was 17 — just before the Nazis invaded Poland and forever changed her life. She later wrote “In my Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer.”

"Paris is like a magic sword in a fairy tale — a shining power in those hands to which it rightly belongs, in other hands tinsel and lead. Whenever the City of Light changes hands, Western Civilization shifts its political balance. So it has been for seven centuries; so it was in 1940; so it was last week." — LIFE after liberation of Paris

"Paris is like a magic sword in a fairy tale — a shining power in those hands to which it rightly belongs, in other hands tinsel and lead. Whenever the City of Light changes hands, Western Civilization shifts its political balance. So it has been for seven centuries; so it was in 1940; so it was last week." — LIFE after liberation of Paris

1938. Hitler cupping his hand to shout at someone. Alas, we’ll never know what that hoarse, rough, outrageously unique baritone voice of his was saying. (via putschgirl)

1938. Hitler cupping his hand to shout at someone. Alas, we’ll never know what that hoarse, rough, outrageously unique baritone voice of his was saying. (via putschgirl)

A view of the destruction in Riga, the capital of Latvia, on October 3, 1941, after the wave of war had passed over it, the Russians had withdrawn and it was in Nazi hands

A view of the destruction in Riga, the capital of Latvia, on October 3, 1941, after the wave of war had passed over it, the Russians had withdrawn and it was in Nazi hands

Aberdeen Nursing Home in North Carolina In 1951, the building was converted to an Old Folks’ Home. Medical equipment, left behind by the former owners, stand as an eerie reminder of what the building once was. Moans of former patients echo through the hallways, fresh blood stains appear from nowhere, apparitions show up in photos, and signs read different messages on different days without being touched. All who visit will agree - some of the patients who died there never really left.  (x)…

Aberdeen Nursing Home in North Carolina In 1951, the building was converted to an Old Folks’ Home. Medical equipment, left behind by the former owners, stand as an eerie reminder of what the building once was. Moans of former patients echo through the hallways, fresh blood stains appear from nowhere, apparitions show up in photos, and signs read different messages on different days without being touched. All who visit will agree - some of the patients who died there never really left. (x)…

When minister Francis Bellamy published the Pledge of Allegiance in 1892, James Upham devised a salute to go along with it -- snapping the heels together and extending the right arm, hand lifted, palm down; at the words, ‘to my Flag,’ (the original wording) the right palm turned upward, toward the Flag, remaining that way until the end of the pledge, when hands were to immediately drop to the side. In 1942 the Nazi-esque salute was quietly changed to hand over heart.  (from…

When minister Francis Bellamy published the Pledge of Allegiance in 1892, James Upham devised a salute to go along with it -- snapping the heels together and extending the right arm, hand lifted, palm down; at the words, ‘to my Flag,’ (the original wording) the right palm turned upward, toward the Flag, remaining that way until the end of the pledge, when hands were to immediately drop to the side. In 1942 the Nazi-esque salute was quietly changed to hand over heart. (from…

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