The I-27 was a type B1 submarine of The Imperial Japanese Navy which saw service during the Pacific Campaign of World War II. She was commissioned at Sasebo, Japan on February 24, 1942. On May 18, 1942, I-27 embarks a HA-14, a Type A midget submarine and its crew from submarine carrier CHIYODA. She departs Truk with I-22 and I-24 on her second war patrol to participate in the attack on Sydney. by lena
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lena The I-27 was a type B1 submarine of The Imperial Japanese Navy which saw service during the Pacific Campaign of World War II. She was commissioned at Sasebo, Japan on February 24, 1942. On May 18, 1942, I-27 embarks a HA-14, a Type A midget submarine and its crew from submarine carrier CHIYODA. She departs Truk with I-22 and I-24 on her second war patrol to participate in the attack on Sydney.
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World War II: Battle of Midway and the Aleutian Campaign - In Focus - The damaged carrier USS Yorktown on her way to port during the battle of Midway june 4, 1942, however she never made it as she was sunk after a torpedo hit from a Japanese submarine. by lena
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lena World War II: Battle of Midway and the Aleutian Campaign - In Focus - The damaged carrier USS Yorktown on her way to port during the battle of Midway june 4, 1942, however she never made it as she was sunk after a torpedo hit from a Japanese submarine.
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The U-199 was a Type IXD2 U-boat of German Kriegsmarine during World War II.  She was laid down on 10 October 1941 at the AG Weser yard at Bremen as 'werk' 1045, launched on 11 July 1942 and commissioned on 28 November under the command of Ritterkreuz recipient Kapitänleutnant Hans-Werner Kraus, who had previously successfully commanded U-47 and U-83. by susangir
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susangir The U-199 was a Type IXD2 U-boat of German Kriegsmarine during World War II. She was laid down on 10 October 1941 at the AG Weser yard at Bremen as 'werk' 1045, launched on 11 July 1942 and commissioned on 28 November under the command of Ritterkreuz recipient Kapitänleutnant Hans-Werner Kraus, who had previously successfully commanded U-47 and U-83.
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Submarine U-111 in New London. :: Connecticut History Online  Description 	Starboard view of submarine U 111, photographed at wharf in New London after World War I. A painted sign reading "CENTRAL VERMONT/ FREIGHT STATION" can be seen on the side of a building behind the submarine. Notes 	Title supplied by cataloger The U-111 was a former German submarine that visited U.S. ports in a Victory Bond campaign. She was later used as a gunnery target by fanny
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fanny Submarine U-111 in New London. :: Connecticut History Online Description Starboard view of submarine U 111, photographed at wharf in New London after World War I. A painted sign reading "CENTRAL VERMONT/ FREIGHT STATION" can be seen on the side of a building behind the submarine. Notes Title supplied by cataloger The U-111 was a former German submarine that visited U.S. ports in a Victory Bond campaign. She was later used as a gunnery target
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Drawing of IJN battleship Kongo in her 1944 configuration. Kongō (金剛, "indestructible", named for Mount Kongō) was a warship of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War I and World War II. She was the first battlecruiser of the Kongō class, among the most heavily armed ships in any navy when built. The Kongō fought in a large number of major naval actions of the Pacific War during World War II. by sandy
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sandy Drawing of IJN battleship Kongo in her 1944 configuration. Kongō (金剛, "indestructible", named for Mount Kongō) was a warship of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War I and World War II. She was the first battlecruiser of the Kongō class, among the most heavily armed ships in any navy when built. The Kongō fought in a large number of major naval actions of the Pacific War during World War II.
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Tony Curtis  enlisted in the United States Navy after the attack on Pearl Harbor and war was declared. After being inspired by Cary Grant’s role in Destination Tokyo and Tyrone Power in Crash Dive (1943), he joined the Pacific submarine force. Curtis served aboard a submarine tender, the USS Proteus until the end of the Second World War. On September 2, 1945, Curtis witnessed the Japanese surrender in Tokyo Bay from his ship’s signal bridge about a mile away. by celia
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celia Tony Curtis enlisted in the United States Navy after the attack on Pearl Harbor and war was declared. After being inspired by Cary Grant’s role in Destination Tokyo and Tyrone Power in Crash Dive (1943), he joined the Pacific submarine force. Curtis served aboard a submarine tender, the USS Proteus until the end of the Second World War. On September 2, 1945, Curtis witnessed the Japanese surrender in Tokyo Bay from his ship’s signal bridge about a mile away.
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Queen Mother Audley Moore was born in New Iberia, Louisiana, on July 27, 1898. Her parents were both dead by the time she was 14, and she became the primary support for her two sisters. She worked as a nurse during World War I, and after moving to Anniston, Alabama, organized the first USO for African American soldiers who had been denied entrance by the official USO organization. She also assisted them in receiving medical care and food. by marcia
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marcia Queen Mother Audley Moore was born in New Iberia, Louisiana, on July 27, 1898. Her parents were both dead by the time she was 14, and she became the primary support for her two sisters. She worked as a nurse during World War I, and after moving to Anniston, Alabama, organized the first USO for African American soldiers who had been denied entrance by the official USO organization. She also assisted them in receiving medical care and food.
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Charlotte 'Lottie' Meade was a munitions worker during the First World War. She died of TNT poisoning contracted on duty. From the flickr stream of London's Imperial War Museum -- see link for more info.  "Her death certificate recorded that she lived in North Kensington in London. It is believed she had at least three great-grandchildren." by leola
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leola Charlotte 'Lottie' Meade was a munitions worker during the First World War. She died of TNT poisoning contracted on duty. From the flickr stream of London's Imperial War Museum -- see link for more info. "Her death certificate recorded that she lived in North Kensington in London. It is believed she had at least three great-grandchildren."
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The worst blow was delivered on 25 February 1942. On that day, Mackenzie King announced in the House of Commons that all Japanese Canadians would be forcibly removed from within a hundred–mile swath of the Pacific coast to “safeguard the defences of the Pacific Coast of Canada.” Thus began the process that saw a visible minority uprooted from their homes, stripped of their property, and dispersed across Canada. by frances
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frances The worst blow was delivered on 25 February 1942. On that day, Mackenzie King announced in the House of Commons that all Japanese Canadians would be forcibly removed from within a hundred–mile swath of the Pacific coast to “safeguard the defences of the Pacific Coast of Canada.” Thus began the process that saw a visible minority uprooted from their homes, stripped of their property, and dispersed across Canada.
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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. by TamidP
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TamidP 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.
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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. by Raelynn8
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Raelynn8 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.
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Tribute to Wing Commander James 'Stocky' Edwards by Ivan Berryman - Having joined the RAF at the age of 19, James Francis Edwards was to end the war with a total of 20 confirmed kills and another 10 probables and was one of Canada's greatest aces. He is depicted here in his Curtiss P.40, dispatching a Macchi MC.202 whilst defending Boston and Baltimore bombers on their way to attack the airfields of Daba on 19th October 1942. by linda
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linda Tribute to Wing Commander James 'Stocky' Edwards by Ivan Berryman - Having joined the RAF at the age of 19, James Francis Edwards was to end the war with a total of 20 confirmed kills and another 10 probables and was one of Canada's greatest aces. He is depicted here in his Curtiss P.40, dispatching a Macchi MC.202 whilst defending Boston and Baltimore bombers on their way to attack the airfields of Daba on 19th October 1942.
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Another one from the vault: I was on a major green, leafy, foresty type kick and she had to be made. Another of the 5" mini beaded sprite dolls. She didn't really fit in with the series I was worki... by DeeDeeBean
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DeeDeeBean Another one from the vault: I was on a major green, leafy, foresty type kick and she had to be made. Another of the 5" mini beaded sprite dolls. She didn't really fit in with the series I was worki...
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"In June 1972, Kim Phuc was pictured in a world-famous and iconic photograph from the Vietnam War. She was the naked child who was horribly burned with napalm and was running from an airborne attack. Since then, Kim has found a way to transform her suffering into good. She runs The Kim Foundation International, and she acts as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNESCO." by PearForTheTeacher
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PearForTheTeacher "In June 1972, Kim Phuc was pictured in a world-famous and iconic photograph from the Vietnam War. She was the naked child who was horribly burned with napalm and was running from an airborne attack. Since then, Kim has found a way to transform her suffering into good. She runs The Kim Foundation International, and she acts as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNESCO."
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Natalya Fyodorovna Meklin (born Kravtsova) -1922–2005 - was a much decorated World War II combat pilot in one of the three women-only Soviet air regiments. They were nicknamed the 'Night Witches' by their German opponents. Born in the Ukraine, in 1940 she joined the glider school at the Kiev Young Pioneer Palace. In 1942 when she was 19, she joined the Night Witches, piloting a Polikarpov Po-2 light bomber, and by the end of the war had flown 980 night missions. by guadalupe
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guadalupe Natalya Fyodorovna Meklin (born Kravtsova) -1922–2005 - was a much decorated World War II combat pilot in one of the three women-only Soviet air regiments. They were nicknamed the 'Night Witches' by their German opponents. Born in the Ukraine, in 1940 she joined the glider school at the Kiev Young Pioneer Palace. In 1942 when she was 19, she joined the Night Witches, piloting a Polikarpov Po-2 light bomber, and by the end of the war had flown 980 night missions.
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Charlotte E. Ray Esq - Jan 13, 1850 -Jan 4, 1911 was the first African American female lawyer in the US: The first women to practice and argue in the Supreme Court in Washington D.C. She attended a school called the Institution for the Education of Colored Youth in Washington, D.C and became a teacher at Howard University. She attended Howard's law school and graduated on February 27, 1872. She was the first woman to graduate from the Howard by rochelle
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rochelle Charlotte E. Ray Esq - Jan 13, 1850 -Jan 4, 1911 was the first African American female lawyer in the US: The first women to practice and argue in the Supreme Court in Washington D.C. She attended a school called the Institution for the Education of Colored Youth in Washington, D.C and became a teacher at Howard University. She attended Howard's law school and graduated on February 27, 1872. She was the first woman to graduate from the Howard
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Ann Agnes Bernatitus (January 21, 1912 – March 3, 2003) was a United States Navy nurse who served during World War II. In October 1942, she became the first American recipient of the Legion of Merit (legionnaire) for her heroism during the siege of Bataan and Corregidor from December 1941 through April 1942. by leola
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leola Ann Agnes Bernatitus (January 21, 1912 – March 3, 2003) was a United States Navy nurse who served during World War II. In October 1942, she became the first American recipient of the Legion of Merit (legionnaire) for her heroism during the siege of Bataan and Corregidor from December 1941 through April 1942.
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The aircraft carrier USS Ticonderoga (CV 14) was launched on Feb. 7, 1944 at Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company.    She was one of 24 Essex class carriers built during World War II, and the fourth to carry the name Ticonderoga, after the historic Fort Ticonderoga, which played a role in the American Revolutionary War. by Wirth, L
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Wirth, L The aircraft carrier USS Ticonderoga (CV 14) was launched on Feb. 7, 1944 at Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company. She was one of 24 Essex class carriers built during World War II, and the fourth to carry the name Ticonderoga, after the historic Fort Ticonderoga, which played a role in the American Revolutionary War.
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Burgess Meredith joined the United States Army Air Corps in February, 1942 and eventually reached the rank of Captain. He transferred to the Office of War Information and was involved in making films for GIs. He was discharged in 1945 to work on the movie, The Story of G.I. Joe. by susan62
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susan62 Burgess Meredith joined the United States Army Air Corps in February, 1942 and eventually reached the rank of Captain. He transferred to the Office of War Information and was involved in making films for GIs. He was discharged in 1945 to work on the movie, The Story of G.I. Joe.
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On February 19, 1942, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt (D) signed Executive Order 9066, which cleared the way for the imprisonment of 120,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry to internment camps. Although the US was also at war with Germany and Italy, FDR did not imprison Americans of those ancestries. by gracie
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gracie On February 19, 1942, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt (D) signed Executive Order 9066, which cleared the way for the imprisonment of 120,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry to internment camps. Although the US was also at war with Germany and Italy, FDR did not imprison Americans of those ancestries.
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HMS Abercrombie was a Royal Navy Roberts class monitor of the Second World War. She was the second monitor to be named after General Sir Ralph Abercrombie.HMS Abercrombie was built by Vickers Armstrong, Tyne. She was laid down 26 April 1941, launched 31 March 1942 and completed 5 May 1943. She used a 15-inch gun turret originally built as a spare for HMS Furious. by susangir
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susangir HMS Abercrombie was a Royal Navy Roberts class monitor of the Second World War. She was the second monitor to be named after General Sir Ralph Abercrombie.HMS Abercrombie was built by Vickers Armstrong, Tyne. She was laid down 26 April 1941, launched 31 March 1942 and completed 5 May 1943. She used a 15-inch gun turret originally built as a spare for HMS Furious.
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This I think is a photo showing American soldiers that are on patrol during the Vietnam war. I wonder where they are and who they are looking for? by elisabeth
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elisabeth This I think is a photo showing American soldiers that are on patrol during the Vietnam war. I wonder where they are and who they are looking for?
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I just commissioned a piece of art for my game. I thought the artist was good ... I didn by marissa
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marissa I just commissioned a piece of art for my game. I thought the artist was good ... I didn
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In 1942, Santa Claus was enlisted for a World War II propaganda poster, produced by the Office for Emergency Management, War Production Board. (Via WikiCommons) by jeri
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jeri In 1942, Santa Claus was enlisted for a World War II propaganda poster, produced by the Office for Emergency Management, War Production Board. (Via WikiCommons)
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"On a personal level, the best trip I did with her was the one she took to Bosnia in 1997 with Lord Deedes to promote her landmines campaign, and I travelled as her personal photographer. I think I learned more about her in that week than in the five years I had travelled with her on tour." - By Ian Jones by graciela
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graciela "On a personal level, the best trip I did with her was the one she took to Bosnia in 1997 with Lord Deedes to promote her landmines campaign, and I travelled as her personal photographer. I think I learned more about her in that week than in the five years I had travelled with her on tour." - By Ian Jones
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The First World War was the first war in which manufactured poison gas was used as a weapon on a large scale. | The Most Powerful Images Of World War I. Note the man with the revolver by mallory
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mallory The First World War was the first war in which manufactured poison gas was used as a weapon on a large scale. | The Most Powerful Images Of World War I. Note the man with the revolver
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The de Havilland DH.100 Vampire was a British jet-engine fighter commissioned by the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. Following by Selkie~gal
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Selkie~gal The de Havilland DH.100 Vampire was a British jet-engine fighter commissioned by the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. Following
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Erna Wallisch (10 February 1922 – 21 February 2008) allegedly was one of approximately 3700 female guards in two Nazi concentration camps, but despite several trials was never convicted. In 2007, she was seventh on the Simon Wiesenthal Center's list of most wanted war criminals that had never been convicted by christina carrera
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christina carrera Erna Wallisch (10 February 1922 – 21 February 2008) allegedly was one of approximately 3700 female guards in two Nazi concentration camps, but despite several trials was never convicted. In 2007, she was seventh on the Simon Wiesenthal Center's list of most wanted war criminals that had never been convicted
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This is Sergeant Alvin C. York. Born in 1887, York was a Pacifist who became one of the most decorated American soldiers to fight in World War I. He was only a Corporal when he led an attack on a German machine gun nest where he and his men took out 32 machine guns during the Argonne Offensive in October 1918. by noreen
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noreen This is Sergeant Alvin C. York. Born in 1887, York was a Pacifist who became one of the most decorated American soldiers to fight in World War I. He was only a Corporal when he led an attack on a German machine gun nest where he and his men took out 32 machine guns during the Argonne Offensive in October 1918.
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Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (September 24, 1825 - February 22, 1911) wrote poetry and short stories throughout her life but was best known for her novel Iola Leroy published when she was 67. She worked with the underground railroad and lectured on abolition as well as temperance and women's suffrage. She was a founder of the National Association of Colored Women and served as its first vice president. by margie
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margie Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (September 24, 1825 - February 22, 1911) wrote poetry and short stories throughout her life but was best known for her novel Iola Leroy published when she was 67. She worked with the underground railroad and lectured on abolition as well as temperance and women's suffrage. She was a founder of the National Association of Colored Women and served as its first vice president.
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A Spiritual Path.  This was created for the yoga director of Living Yoga Center in Champaign, IL and a good friend.  She commissioned it by misty
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misty A Spiritual Path. This was created for the yoga director of Living Yoga Center in Champaign, IL and a good friend. She commissioned it
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