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Dreadnought era battleship USS Texas late in WW2 -preserved in Galveston

Dreadnought era battleship USS Texas late in showing the massively enhanced anti-aircraft armament carried at that stage of the war by capital ships of all navies. She is preserved in Galveston, Texas. Incorrect, shes docked in La Porte, Texas.

Aftermath: Jimmy Doolittle with his bombing crew and some Chinese friends are pictured here in China, after the airmen bailed out following Doolittle's raid on Japan, on April 18,1942

World War II Doolittle Raiders get the Congressional Gold Medal

TBT: The Military Roots of Fall's Coolest Jacket Major General Jimmy Doolittle with his bombing crew during WWII.

A young German wounded prisoner of war captured by the First US Army in Simmerath, Germany, December 1944. The young man has discarded his uniform in the hope of slipping away amid the chaos. Such young POWs were the first to be send home after the war.

A young German wounded prisoner of war captured by the First US Army in Simmerath, Germany, December The young man discarded his uniform in the hope of slipping away amid the chaos. Such young POWs were the first to be sent home after the war.

Two young German soldiers are amongst those who surrender to Scottish soldiers of the 52nd Lowland Infantry Division during heavy snowfall. Höngen, Heinsberg district, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. 20 January 1945

Two young German soldiers captured in Hongen by Scottish soldiers of the British Division, 20 January 1945 (WWII)

Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was a 17 years (in 1942) while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War II.

People- Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was 17 years (in while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War.

The Grand Duchess Vladimir Tiara , This one belonged to Grand Duchess Marie Pavlovna, Nicholas II's aunt. In 1918, when she fled St. Petersburg during the Russian revolution, Marie hid the tiara in her palace. Later, a member of British Intelligence snuck back into the palace, retrieved the tiara, and returned it to Marie. At her death, the tiara passed to her daughter, Princess Nicholas of Greece, who then sold it to Queen Mary of England. It now belongs to Queen Elizabeth II.

The Grand Duchess Vladimir Tiara , This one belonged to Grand Duchess Marie Pavlovna, Nicholas II's aunt. In 1918, when she fled St. Petersburg during the Russian revolution, Marie hid the tiara in her palace. Later, a member of British Intelligence snuck back into the palace, retrieved the tiara, and returned it to Marie. At her death, the tiara passed to her daughter, Princess Nicholas of Greece, who then sold it to Queen Mary of England. It now belongs to Queen Elizabeth II.

A rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan.    Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors have a long history in Japan, beginning long before samurai emerged as a warrior class.

Rare photograph of an Onna-bugeisha, female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan. Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors have a long history in Japan, beginning long before samurai emerged as a warrior class.

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