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The first Union soldier killed by a Confederate soldier was Thornsbury Bailey Brown; he was killed May 22nd 1861 in Taylor County, Virginia. World History, World War, Carolina Do Sul, Abraham Lincoln, Mississippi, America Civil War, Civil War Photos, Military History, Military Art

The First Killed

The first Union soldier killed by a Confederate soldier was Thornsbury Bailey Brown; he was killed May 22nd 1861 in Taylor County, Virginia. Thornsbury Bailey Brown was born May 15th 1829. He lived in the Taylor County, Virginia. Union Lieutenant Daniel Wilson and Brown, both members of the Grafton Guards; which would become a part of the 2nd West Virginia Infantry, on May 22nd 1861 attended a recruiting rally in Pruntytown, Virginia. The two men were returning to Grafton, Virginia in the…

Facial composite of Mozart, circa 1777, created by the German Federal Criminal Police Office from four contemporary portrait paintings. Fotografia Post Mortem, Mozart, We Will Rock You, Willie Nelson, Van Halen, Interesting History, Interesting Photos, World History, Famous Faces

Facial composite of Mozart, circa 1777, created by the German Federal Criminal Police Office from four contemporary portait paintings.

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1945 - Aftermath of the Victory over Japan Day celebrations in New York City. 25 Famous Moments In History, From A Different Angle. World History, World War Ii, Ww2 History, Asian History, Tudor History, History Facts, Ancient History, Strange History, Photos Du

1945 - Aftermath of the Victory over Japan Day celebrations in New York City. 25 Famous Moments In History, From A Different Angle.

Audie Murphy 20 June 1925 – 28 May 1971 ~ An American Hero! ~He was the most highly decorated American soldier of WWII, Congressional Medal of Honor and all. He was and weighed 110 pounds. Kings & Queens, Interesting History, Before Us, Military History, World History, World War Two, Kingston, Portraits, American History

The Biography of Audie Murphy (ArmyStudyGuide.com)

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During World War II, Audrey Hepburn was a courier for resistance fighters in Holland. Audrey Hepburn Outfit, Audrey Hepburn Pictures, Audrey Hepburn Fashion, Aubrey Hepburn, Katharine Hepburn, Old Hollywood, Classic Hollywood, Hollywood Icons, Portraits

During World War II, Audrey Hepburn was a courier for resistance fighters in Holland.

She lived through the war in Amsterdam, where she was partly raised.

Ilse Hirsch was a Nazi resistance fighter who played a key role in the assassination of Franz Oppenhoff in the later days of World War Two. Born in 1922, Hirsch joined the League of German Girls, part of the Hitler Youth movement, when she was 16 years old and became one of the organisation’s leaders. In 1945 she became involved with the Nazi resistance force, dubbed ‘The Werewolves’, whose mission was to work behind enemy lines as the Allies advanced into Germany. Hirsch ... Women In History, World History, German Girls, The Third Reich, Female Soldier, Portraits, Interesting History, Dieselpunk, Military History

The Female Soldier

Ilse Hirsch was a Nazi resistance fighter who played a key role in the assassination of Franz Oppenhoff in the later days of World War Two. Born in 1922, Hirsch joined the League of German Girls, part...

Ilse Hirsch was a Nazi resistance fighter who played a key role in the assassination of Franz Oppenhoff in the later days of World War Two. Born in 1922, Hirsch joined the League of German Girls, part of the Hitler Youth movement, when she was 16 years old and became one of the organisation’s leaders. In 1945 she became involved with the Nazi resistance force, dubbed ‘The Werewolves’, whose mission was to work behind enemy lines as the Allies advanced into Germany. Hirsch ... Women In History, World History, German Girls, The Third Reich, Female Soldier, Portraits, Interesting History, Dieselpunk, Military History

The Female Soldier

Ilse Hirsch was a Nazi resistance fighter who played a key role in the assassination of Franz Oppenhoff in the later days of World War Two. Born in 1922, Hirsch joined the League of German Girls, part...

A nurse attempts to comfort a wounded U.S. Army soldier in a ward of the 8th army hospital at Nha Trang in South Vietnam on February 7, 1965. The soldier was one of more than 100 who were wounded during Viet Cong attacks on two U.S. military compounds at Pleiku, 240 miles north of Saigon. Seven Americans were killed in the attacks Vietnam History, Vietnam War Photos, Rare Historical Photos, Indochine, War Image, North Vietnam, Army Soldier, Cold War, Military History

50+ Incredible Photos Of The Vietnam War

These historic black and white photos cover the Vietnam War between 1962 and 1973. They offer us a window of what it was like being there. Warning: Some of these photos are graphic in nature.

Does this not remind you of Deseree from Freak Show? Mode Bizarre, The Dark Side, Human Oddities, Creepy Photos, Medical History, Medical Art, Interesting History, Weird World, Medical Conditions

simple dreams...

...a collection of images from eras past. I love all things vintage...fashion, film, photography, music, architecture, art, graphics, cars, advertisement and pin-ups. I'm really a simple girl who finds joy in the simplest of things. I'm a dreamer. I...

Explore the Greatest Unsolved Mysteries of the World featuring Cryptozoology, Supernatural, Paranormal, Secret Societies, Lost Civilizations Unexplained Phenomena, Unexplained Mysteries, Paranormal, Ghost Stories, Mystery Stories, Creepy Stories, Horror Stories, True Stories, Mysteries Of The World

The Mysterious Case of Bridey Murphy

In the 1950s hypnotist Morey Bernstein of Pueblo, Colorado, was working with one of his clients, a twenty-nine-year old housewife and mother named Virginia Tighe when, during one of their sessions, she spoke with the voice and memories of a nineteenth-century Irishwoman named Bridey Murphy

Göbekli Tepe: at least 7000 years older than Stonehenge Ancient Artefacts, Ancient Civilizations, Historical Landmarks, Historical Photos, Greek Helmet, Alien Artifacts, Somewhere In Time, Archaeological Discoveries, Stonehenge

Göbekli Tepe: Turkey's Stonehenge, But At Least 7000 Years Older

A large dusty hill by the name of Gobekli Tepe is a unique area that has not been able to be as looked into by archaeologists. This being the case because of the severe heats in the summer are far too much to handle. There is a lot of hopefulness regarding this ancient location as it is expected…

Witold Pilecki One of the greatest heroes of Resistance fighter who volunteered to be imprisoned in Auschwitz to gather intelligence (to prove it was a death camp and not a labour camp). Hiroshima, Nagasaki, First Ladies, Fukushima, World History, World War Ii, Art History, Interesting History, Belle Photo

SPY WEEK Famous Polish Spies - Witold Pilecki

WITOLD PILECKI Code Names: Roman Jezierski, Tomasz Serafiński, Druh, Witold Witold Pilecki was a soldier of the Second Polish Republic and founder of the Secret Polish Army (Tajna Armia Polska) a resistance group and a member of the Home Army (Armia Krajowa) He was the author of the first Intelligence report on Auschwitz, which the Polish government-in-exile used to convince the Allies that the Germans were carrying out genocide of the Jewish people. Pilecki volunteered to work for a Polish…