Mother breastfeeding baby. 1930's Great Depression "Drought refugees from Oklahoma camping by the roadside. They hope to work in the cotton fields. There are seven in family. Blythe, California. LC-USF34- 009666-E. Lange, Dorothea, photographer"
German aerial reconnaissance wasn’t nearly as sophisticated as that used by the Allies. This proved their downfall in the case of Operation Fortitude. Here a dummy aircraft is used on the south coast of England to fool the Germans into thinking the Allies would invade Calais rather than Normandy on D-Day.
The proclamation of Irish Independence by Irish Republicans during the Easter Rising of 1916. The uprising was brutally crushed and several leaders were executed by British forces; however, the defeat served as a rallying cry for Irish independence, resulting in a protracted insurgency and eventual Irish independence in 1922.