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Nov 4, 1965. Chaplain John McNamara administers the last rites to photographer Dickey Chapelle in South Vietnam. She became the first female war correspondent to be killed in Vietnam and the first American female reporter to be killed in action. She was given a full marine burial. Photo by Henri Huet who was later killed in action in Vietnam.

Chaplain John McNamara of Boston makes the sign of the cross as he administers the last rites to photographer Dickey Chapelle in South Vietnam. She was the first female war correspondent to be killed in the Vietnam war.

When I was in this had evolved into "We the unwilling, led by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. We have done so much, with so little, for so long that we are now uniquely qualified to do the impossible with nothing."

Funny pictures about The definition of war. Oh, and cool pics about The definition of war. Also, The definition of war.

Announcement for an 1855 slave auction in Kentucky. Jesus. People who say that the blacks need to "get over it" are heartless. I am ashamed of how we built this country.

slave sale poster - Makes me sad that this happened. How can one human think that another can be owned and sold like a piece of furniture.

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Melted and damaged mannequins after a fire in the Madame Tussaud Wax Museum in London, 1930 ~ now this presents as one crazy weird photo at first glance.

Photograph from the National Archives, courtesy of USHMM Photo Archives.    An American soldier stands above the corpses of children that are to be buried in a mass grave dug by German civilians from the nearby town of Nordhausen. (April 14, 1945)

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So disturbing -- Nazis didn't discriminate among young or old, man or woman, innocent or threat. Here, an Allied soldier peers into a freshly dug grave containing the corpses of children killed at Nordhausen (a sub-camp of Buchenwald in Germany.

Una conmovedora colección de emblemáticas fotografías de los ultimos 100 años que demuestran el sufrimiento de la pérdida, el tremendo poder de la lealtad y el triunfo del espíritu humano. Advertencia: algunas de ellas te harán llorar.

40 De las fotos más poderosas que han sido tomadas

This picture is heart wrenching. Eight-year-old Christian Golczynski accepts the flag for his father, Marine Staff Sgt. Marc Golczynski, during a memorial service.

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to enter the Boston marathon as a numbered entry. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon.The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines, and Kathrine later won the NYC marathon with a time of 3:07:29.

8 Women Made History at Boston Marathon in 1972 --14,000 Registered in 2015 Race

In Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.

Soldiers of the US 29th Infantry Division take cover after a German sniper has already killed one of their squad, Feb 20, 1945.

Two soldiers of the Infantry Division hiding from German sniper fire in Jülich Germany. In the foreground the body of a sergeant who was killed by a sniper.

Emmeline Pankhurst Goulden (Manchester, 5 de julio de 1858 – Hampstead, 14 de junio de 1928) fue una activista política británica y líder del movimiento sufragista, el cual ayudó a las mujeres a ganar el derecho a votar enGran Bretaña.

Emmeline Pankhurst being arrested after protesting near Buckingham Palace, London, May Emmeline Pankhurst was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement that helped women win the right to vote.

‘The Best Photo From Vietnam’: One Photographer’s Defining Image of War - LightBox

'The Best Photo From Vietnam': One Photographer's Defining Image of War

Survivors of the Dachau concentration camp demonstrate the operation of the crematorium by pushing a corpse into one of the ovens. Dachau, Germany, April 29-May 10, 1945.

Survivors of the Dachau concentration camp demonstrate the operation of the crematorium by pushing a corpse into one of the ovens. Dachau, Germany, April US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Albert Schiff

Larry Burrows picture from Vietnam war.I found this on a blog and underneath it was post written by the daughter of the white wounded soldier in the picture. It read 'The soldier sitting on the ground, wounded and exhausted, is my father. He was PVT David Schaefer at the time, now retired SFC David Schaefer. He was 19 years old in the photo. The black man in the photo saved my dad’s life. I can’t write too much, as this photo evokes emotions I surpress when seeing this.

UK photographer Larry Burrows captured this emotional photo in 1966 of wounded Marine Gunnery Sgt. Jeremiah Purdie as he tries to comfort a stricken comrade after a fierce firefight.

Dr. Hans Munch, called the "Good Man Of Auschwictz", was the only doctor who helped the prisoners from the inside. He faked experiments to keep the prisoners from being gassed, refused to choose those to be killed at risk of his own life, and even helped some escape. . At risk of his own life, he did what he could to save as many as he could. He was later put on trial, but because of so many Jewish witnesses stating his goodness to them, he was completely acquitted.

Hans Munch, called the "Good Man Of Auschwictz", was the only doctor who helped the prisoners from the inside. He refused to choose those to be killed at risk of his own life, and even helped some escape.

Los niños no conocen el odio: lo aprenden de sus padres. Un encuentro que tuvo lugar en 1992 entre un niño vestido de Ku Klux Klan y un funcionario negro del Estado Trooper (policía estatal)

Las 35 sorprendentes fotos que probablemente no hayas podido ver nunca antes

A small white boy touches the riot shield of a black state trooper at a Ku Klux Klan rally in Atlanta, Georgia, 1992 Hard to believe this was taken Raising children in hate.

Libération de Paris, 25 août 1944

An American soldier receives a kiss in gratitude for the liberation of Paris during World War II - August 25 1944

Olive Oatman, kidnapped by the Apache Indians, sold to the Mojave Indians

Olive Oatman was the first white tattooed woman in the history of the United States. ~ Olive Oatman was 13 when she travelled from Illinois to California with her Mormon family.

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