A German soldier, wounded once, continued to fight until he was killed by a grenade by crystalc
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crystalc A German soldier, wounded once, continued to fight until he was killed by a grenade
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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. by crystalc
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crystalc The first Union soldier killed by a Confederate soldier was Thornsbury Bailey Brown; he was killed May 22nd 1861 in Taylor County, Virginia.
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An American infantryman picks up a wounded German soldier on the road to St. Lo, France, and helps him into a half-track. The Nazi was abandoned by his own troops after being wounded. 20 June 1944. by marva
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marva An American infantryman picks up a wounded German soldier on the road to St. Lo, France, and helps him into a half-track. The Nazi was abandoned by his own troops after being wounded. 20 June 1944.
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1st LT George Cannon USMC, was the first Marine in World War II to receive the Medal of Honor for service during the bombardment of Midway Island on Dec 7 1941. He remained at his Command Post despite being mortally wounded by enemy shell fire, refusing to be evacuated until his men who had been wounded by the same shell were evacuated, and continued to direct the reorganization of his Post until forcibly removed. As a result of utter disregard of his own condition, he later died by hilary
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hilary 1st LT George Cannon USMC, was the first Marine in World War II to receive the Medal of Honor for service during the bombardment of Midway Island on Dec 7 1941. He remained at his Command Post despite being mortally wounded by enemy shell fire, refusing to be evacuated until his men who had been wounded by the same shell were evacuated, and continued to direct the reorganization of his Post until forcibly removed. As a result of utter disregard of his own condition, he later died
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Henry "Black Death" Johnson.  "By the time reinforcements arrived, Johnson had passed out from his wounds.  By daylight, the carnage was evident: Johnson had killed four Germans and wounded an estimated 10 to 20 more in a savage hand to hand combat while suffering 21 wounds himself in the fight. Henry Johnson had prevented the Germans from breaking through the French line.  He was the first American private to receive the Croix du Guerre, France’s highest military honor for extraordinary valor. by nona
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nona Henry "Black Death" Johnson. "By the time reinforcements arrived, Johnson had passed out from his wounds. By daylight, the carnage was evident: Johnson had killed four Germans and wounded an estimated 10 to 20 more in a savage hand to hand combat while suffering 21 wounds himself in the fight. Henry Johnson had prevented the Germans from breaking through the French line. He was the first American private to receive the Croix du Guerre, France’s highest military honor for extraordinary valor.
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Joseph Robert Beyrle (1923-2004) was a para with the 101st Airborne when he was caught by the Germans during the Normandy landings.Eventually,he managed to escape and wandered in the German countryside until he met Russian troops and persuaded their commanders to allow him to fight on the front line.He fought for a month and was wounded.Marshal Zhukov arranged for Beyrle's trip back to the US.Beyrle is the only American who fought the Germans in by phyllis
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phyllis Joseph Robert Beyrle (1923-2004) was a para with the 101st Airborne when he was caught by the Germans during the Normandy landings.Eventually,he managed to escape and wandered in the German countryside until he met Russian troops and persuaded their commanders to allow him to fight on the front line.He fought for a month and was wounded.Marshal Zhukov arranged for Beyrle's trip back to the US.Beyrle is the only American who fought the Germans in
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Wounded German been taken prisoner by a Russian soldier carrying a PPSH, Stalingrad by erna
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erna Wounded German been taken prisoner by a Russian soldier carrying a PPSH, Stalingrad
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US Army Captain Jennifer M Moreno was killed in Afghanistan on October 6, 2013. In her last moments of life, Jennifer heard two orders. One was a call to help a wounded soldier. The other was a command to stay put. She chose to help the wounded soldier, and gave her life trying. by Rhiawen
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Rhiawen US Army Captain Jennifer M Moreno was killed in Afghanistan on October 6, 2013. In her last moments of life, Jennifer heard two orders. One was a call to help a wounded soldier. The other was a command to stay put. She chose to help the wounded soldier, and gave her life trying.
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A German soldier in WWII buries an unknown English soldier that was killed in air combat in the Egyptian desert. by toni
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toni A German soldier in WWII buries an unknown English soldier that was killed in air combat in the Egyptian desert.
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A German soldier returning to his home after WWII, who just found out all his family was killed and his house gone due to the Allied air raids by qurain
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qurain A German soldier returning to his home after WWII, who just found out all his family was killed and his house gone due to the Allied air raids
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Former child actor, star of "Our Gang" ,Carl Switzer (Alfalfa) was shot to death and killed in a fight on Jan. 21, 1959. He was 33 years old. by jayne
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jayne Former child actor, star of "Our Gang" ,Carl Switzer (Alfalfa) was shot to death and killed in a fight on Jan. 21, 1959. He was 33 years old.
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germany__ww2 German medic helping a wounded soldier in Aachen, 1944. by roberta
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roberta germany__ww2 German medic helping a wounded soldier in Aachen, 1944.
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Holt Collier & his prized dogs. He was once offered $1000 for the group & declined. He was a slave, soldier, cowboy, & perhaps the greatest big game hunter in United States history. He influenced the popularity & nickname of our most beloved President, "Teddy" Roosevelt. By age 10, Collier was known as the best marksman with a rifle in all the swampland of Mississippi & had already killed his first bear. At 14, he had earned a reputation as one by gena
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gena Holt Collier & his prized dogs. He was once offered $1000 for the group & declined. He was a slave, soldier, cowboy, & perhaps the greatest big game hunter in United States history. He influenced the popularity & nickname of our most beloved President, "Teddy" Roosevelt. By age 10, Collier was known as the best marksman with a rifle in all the swampland of Mississippi & had already killed his first bear. At 14, he had earned a reputation as one
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Former child actor, star of "Our Gang" ,Carl Switzer (Alfalfa) was shot to death and killed in a fight on Jan. 21, 1959. He was 33 years by Jagarcia
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Jagarcia Former child actor, star of "Our Gang" ,Carl Switzer (Alfalfa) was shot to death and killed in a fight on Jan. 21, 1959. He was 33 years
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04 Feb 1966, Near Bong Son, South Vietnam --- Anguish crosses the face of this busy Medic shouting for a stretcher team as he treats a wounded soldier of the U.S. 1st Cavalry Division near Bong Son. The trooper was hit by enemy fire during "Operation Masher," 300 miles northeast of Saigon. The sweep by American forces killed a reported 325 Viet Cong and North Vietnamese regulars. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS by christian
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christian 04 Feb 1966, Near Bong Son, South Vietnam --- Anguish crosses the face of this busy Medic shouting for a stretcher team as he treats a wounded soldier of the U.S. 1st Cavalry Division near Bong Son. The trooper was hit by enemy fire during "Operation Masher," 300 miles northeast of Saigon. The sweep by American forces killed a reported 325 Viet Cong and North Vietnamese regulars. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS
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Bradley Smith - January 2010 - While returning fire, Smith ran through lethal crossfire to save his comrades.    He also rescued the disoriented and blinded Airman from the water and recovered the mortally wounded Soldier. After administering first aid, Smith continued returning fire and coordinated close air support. While trying to recover the remains of another mortally wounded Soldier, a second improvised explosive device detonated killing him instantly. by sonja
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sonja Bradley Smith - January 2010 - While returning fire, Smith ran through lethal crossfire to save his comrades. He also rescued the disoriented and blinded Airman from the water and recovered the mortally wounded Soldier. After administering first aid, Smith continued returning fire and coordinated close air support. While trying to recover the remains of another mortally wounded Soldier, a second improvised explosive device detonated killing him instantly.
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Robert Wadlow, the world’s tallest man in history, with his parents and siblings in alton, illinois, 1935    he continued to grow until his death at 22 when he was 8'11" tall. despite health problems, he never used a wheelchair by jayne
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jayne Robert Wadlow, the world’s tallest man in history, with his parents and siblings in alton, illinois, 1935 he continued to grow until his death at 22 when he was 8'11" tall. despite health problems, he never used a wheelchair
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This incredible photo marks the end of Matador Torero Alvaro Munera’s career. He collapsed in remorse mid-fight when he realized he was having to prompt this otherwise gentle beast to fight. He went on to become an avid opponent of bullfights. Even grievously wounded by picadors, the bull did not attack this man. by bizz
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bizz This incredible photo marks the end of Matador Torero Alvaro Munera’s career. He collapsed in remorse mid-fight when he realized he was having to prompt this otherwise gentle beast to fight. He went on to become an avid opponent of bullfights. Even grievously wounded by picadors, the bull did not attack this man.
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<3 patrick!  his body was knocking on death's door, but his spirit continued to fight.  he is a pit bull that has gone though so much trauma, yet he still loves. Ugh, breaks my heart. by MistyLane
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MistyLane <3 patrick! his body was knocking on death's door, but his spirit continued to fight. he is a pit bull that has gone though so much trauma, yet he still loves. Ugh, breaks my heart.
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John Johnston, the real "Jeremiah Johnson." His native american wife was killed by the Crow people.He embarkd on a 12yr vendetta against the tribe. He would cut out  the liver of each man he killed. This was an insult being the Crow believed by eating the liver of animals they killed they recieved its vitality.He was a sailor,union soldier in 1864 Colorado Calvery,Scout,hunter, guide, & whiskey peddler. by vilma
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vilma John Johnston, the real "Jeremiah Johnson." His native american wife was killed by the Crow people.He embarkd on a 12yr vendetta against the tribe. He would cut out the liver of each man he killed. This was an insult being the Crow believed by eating the liver of animals they killed they recieved its vitality.He was a sailor,union soldier in 1864 Colorado Calvery,Scout,hunter, guide, & whiskey peddler.
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Survivors of the Wounded Knee Massacre. [left to right] Brothers White Lance, Joseph Horn Cloud, and Dewey Beard . Joseph Horn Cloud was about sixteen years old when he witnessed the Wounded Knee massacre on December 29, 1890, two other brothers, Frank Horn Cloud and Earnest Horn Cloud also   survived, his parents, two brothers, and a sister were killed. by ilene
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ilene Survivors of the Wounded Knee Massacre. [left to right] Brothers White Lance, Joseph Horn Cloud, and Dewey Beard . Joseph Horn Cloud was about sixteen years old when he witnessed the Wounded Knee massacre on December 29, 1890, two other brothers, Frank Horn Cloud and Earnest Horn Cloud also survived, his parents, two brothers, and a sister were killed.
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Mother of Achilles To protect her son in battle, Thetis provided Achilles with armor made by Hephaestus, the smith of the gods. But during the war at Troy, Akhilleus was angered by Agamemnon, he refused to fight. Instead, he gave his armor to his friend Patroclos. Patroclos was killed as he pressed the attack to the walls of Ilion (Troy). by Divonsir Borges
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Divonsir Borges Mother of Achilles To protect her son in battle, Thetis provided Achilles with armor made by Hephaestus, the smith of the gods. But during the war at Troy, Akhilleus was angered by Agamemnon, he refused to fight. Instead, he gave his armor to his friend Patroclos. Patroclos was killed as he pressed the attack to the walls of Ilion (Troy).
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A German soldier helping a Candian medic move his wounded comrade. by notliebags
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notliebags A German soldier helping a Candian medic move his wounded comrade.
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He killed Trayvon Martin in self defense and was acquitted by a jury of his peers!!!!!! by J.H.
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J.H. He killed Trayvon Martin in self defense and was acquitted by a jury of his peers!!!!!!
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Chief Iron Tail (1857–1955) (Oglala Sioux)  Years after Wounded Knee Iron Tail was invited to Washington, D.C. by General  Miles. Iron Tail was chosen with 2 other Indians, Two Moons, a Cheyenne & Big Tree, a Kiowa as models by James Fraser to create the Indian head profile on the Buffalo Nickel. Then at The Battle of Wounded Knee in 1890 Iron Tail was twice seriously wounded, & 7 members of his family were killed, including his mother, father, by NiqueGata
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NiqueGata Chief Iron Tail (1857–1955) (Oglala Sioux) Years after Wounded Knee Iron Tail was invited to Washington, D.C. by General Miles. Iron Tail was chosen with 2 other Indians, Two Moons, a Cheyenne & Big Tree, a Kiowa as models by James Fraser to create the Indian head profile on the Buffalo Nickel. Then at The Battle of Wounded Knee in 1890 Iron Tail was twice seriously wounded, & 7 members of his family were killed, including his mother, father,
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Tribute to a killed American soldier erected by French civilians Carentan France 17 June 1944. by eliza
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eliza Tribute to a killed American soldier erected by French civilians Carentan France 17 June 1944.
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This photo marks the end of Matador Torero Alvaro Munera's career. Hecollapsed in remorse mid-fight when he realized he was having to prompt this otherwise gentle beast to fight. He went on to become an avid opponent of bullfights. (The look on this bull's face says it all for me. Even grievously wounded by picadors, he did not attack this man.)    Torrero Munera is quoted as saying of this moment: "And suddenly, I looked at the bull. He had by terra
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terra This photo marks the end of Matador Torero Alvaro Munera's career. Hecollapsed in remorse mid-fight when he realized he was having to prompt this otherwise gentle beast to fight. He went on to become an avid opponent of bullfights. (The look on this bull's face says it all for me. Even grievously wounded by picadors, he did not attack this man.) Torrero Munera is quoted as saying of this moment: "And suddenly, I looked at the bull. He had
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Milton Lee Olive, III (November 7, 1946 – October 22, 1965) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of America's highest military decoration — the Medal of Honor — for his actions in the Vietnam War. At the age of 18, Olive sacrificed his life to save others by smothering a live grenade. He was the first African American Medal of Honor recipient of the Vietnam War. by tammie
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tammie Milton Lee Olive, III (November 7, 1946 – October 22, 1965) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of America's highest military decoration — the Medal of Honor — for his actions in the Vietnam War. At the age of 18, Olive sacrificed his life to save others by smothering a live grenade. He was the first African American Medal of Honor recipient of the Vietnam War.
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Sgt. Stubby fought in 17 battles in WWI. He was in the trenches in France for 18 months, survived being gassed and went on to warn his unit of incoming gas attacks and artillery shelling; he located wounded soldiers, and helped capture a German spy. After the war, he was the Georgetown Hoyas’ mascot. #Pitbull hero by dana
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dana Sgt. Stubby fought in 17 battles in WWI. He was in the trenches in France for 18 months, survived being gassed and went on to warn his unit of incoming gas attacks and artillery shelling; he located wounded soldiers, and helped capture a German spy. After the war, he was the Georgetown Hoyas’ mascot. #Pitbull hero
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German Panzer Ace Waffen SS Captain Michale Wittman single handedly destroyed a British Battalion at Villers Bocage in his Tiger Tank - later killed by British and Canadian tanks, he was a daring tank commander by fanny
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fanny German Panzer Ace Waffen SS Captain Michale Wittman single handedly destroyed a British Battalion at Villers Bocage in his Tiger Tank - later killed by British and Canadian tanks, he was a daring tank commander
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With a movement of Kieran's dagger, the man let out a shriek and his blood gushed all over the wall. I was shocked, I couldn't believe that a small cut could make someone bleed so much. Even wounded, the man continued to attack like he wasn't feeling anything. by florence
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florence With a movement of Kieran's dagger, the man let out a shriek and his blood gushed all over the wall. I was shocked, I couldn't believe that a small cut could make someone bleed so much. Even wounded, the man continued to attack like he wasn't feeling anything.
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