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A clock in Hiroshima, destroyed during the atomic bombing of the city on August 6, 1945. Its time marks the moment when the bomb exploded: 8:15 AM.

Hiroshima explosion, recorded at August is seen on the remains of a wristwatch found in the ruins in this 1945 United Nations photo

Vatican Women's Rifle Team, disbanded 1938. Sister Juliette, far right, left the order to join the French Resistance.

Vatican Women& Rifle Team, disbanded Sister Juliette left the order to join the French Resistance.

"The first atomic bomb, exploded in the desert of New Mexico, created such intense heat that it fused the desert sand to glass." (July 16, 1945) The device exploded with an energy equivalent around 20 kilotons of TNT. It left a crater of radioactive glass in the desert 10 feet deep and 1,100 feet wide. The shock wave was felt over 100 miles away, and the mushroom cloud reached 7.5 miles in height. Wikipedia

"The first atomic bomb, exploded in the desert of New Mexico, created such intense heat that it fused the desert sand to glass." It's like the world's largest dragon's tear, formed when lightening strikes sand.

Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate.

Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate.<- Dorothy Day has always been a hero of mine.

A Japanese woman awaits treatment, her back scarred by the patten of the dress she was wearing when the world’s first atomic bomb used in warfare fell on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. Since white colors repelled the bomb’s heat and dark colors absorbed it, fabric designs were burned into the skin.

”The patient’s skin is burned in a pattern corresponding to the dark portions of a kimono worn at the time of the explosion.” Atomic bomb survivor (Image from the National Archives)

Pulitzer Prize winner, Vietnamese orphans being evacuated and transported by airplane to the US, 1975…

Babies strapped in seats in 747 Jumbo jet enroute Clark Air Base (Philippines) to LAX. Photo: Robert Stinnett / Oakland Tribune, April This was part of the orphan airlift, called “Operation Babylift” from Vietnam to the US that took place in

Ricardo Ahmad - Google+ - New York 1912 #vintage #wagon ambulance

Elizabeth Bruyn (sitting in the back of a horse drawn ambulance) was an ambulance surgeon in New York City in the early On her first day at work in she saved the life of an 18 month old baby who had been overcome by gas from a leak in an apartment.

What History Didn't Tell Us about the Nazi "Super Baby" Breeding Program

Heinrich Himmler, chief of the SS. He's here with his daughter Gudrun Himmler, who was herself a neo-Nazi after the war. Now in her eighties, she continiues to financially support the nazi ideology.

When the Berlin wall was built, this little boy was stuck on the opposite side to his family. Despite orders to not let anyone pass, this German soldier helped this boy over the barbed wire so he could get to his family. The soldiers superior saw him do this and immediately detached the soldier from his unit. no one knows what happens to the soldier afterwards. It's amazing that he risked everything just for one little boy. he's truely an extraordinary man!

An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed ‘Berlin Wall,’ The boy was found on the opposite side of the wall from his family. Despite given orders by the East German government to let no one pass, the soldier helped the boy through

Mother Teresa, 18 years old

Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, who became Mother Teresa Amazing photo of Mother Teresa as a girl. She was the youngest child of Nikola and Drane Bojaxhiu and was originally named 'Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu'. Agnes received her first communion at the age of five.

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