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Philippe Petit

Port Authority police officers escort Philippe Petit (r. Petit was arrested after he walked a tightrope between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center.

Twitter / HistoryInPics: A soldier rescuing Vietnamese children

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This image shows an American soldier risking his life to save two Vietnamese children during a fight. This is bravery. A man risking his life to save the enemy's children Only The American Soldier Would Do This !

Kathrine Switzer marathon. First woman to break the barrier & run in the Boston marathon. It took another 5 years before woman were allowed to run. 1967. These photos are when she was being attacked by an official.

LOOK: Women Weren't Allowed To Do This -- But She Did It Anyway

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.

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.

Jesse Owens after receiving gold medal for the long jump. Take that Hitler!

"Jesse Owens Wins Gold In Nazi Germany": The 1936 Berlin Olympic Games were marked by Hitler's desire to showcase Aryan supremacy and American Jesse Owens' refusal to play along. Owens won four gold medals at the games including the long jump.

The woman who posed for the famous poster! ~~~~March is Women's History Month

The ‘we can do it’ lady…

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.

Wyatt Earp on his 75th birthday

Wyatt at home on August at age The last surviving Earp brother and the last surviving participant of the Gunfight at the O. Corral, Wyatt Earp died at home in the Earps' small apartment at 4004 W Street, in Los Angeles, on January 1929 at the age of

Washday, granny used the scrub board for really dirty stuff first though. I loved feeding the ringer when I was a kid.

I remember helping my grandmother with the wringer washer. We always helped out on wash day when we could, even if we sometimes accidentally made the clean things dirty.

This photo, from the collection of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, shows Alice Carey Risley, 89, the last surviving Civil War battlefield nurse, receiving a kiss from a veteran. 1936

Pennsylvania Civil War 150 FB page: This photo, from the collection of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, shows Alice Carey Risley, the last surviving Civil War battlefield nurse, receiving a kiss from a veteran.

Hoax: Shared as JFK and Jackie Kennedy moments before he was assassinated, this photo was actually taken more than three before, shortly after his acceptance of the Democratic Party endorsement for President.

Shortly after his acceptance of the Democratic Party endorsement for President: Senator (and future US President) John F. Kennedy and his wife, future First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, smile and wave from the back of an open-top car.

August 2, 1876, frontiersman "Wild" Bill Hickok is shot from behind and killed while playing poker at a saloon in Deadwood, South Dakota. According to the story, he was holding 2 pair....aces and eights.....since know as a "dead man's hand".

James Butler Hickok, ca 1874 He was known as "Wild Bill Hickok", a legend of the American Old West.

Deplorable segregation;  Leonard Freed; Women’s Prison, New Orleans, Louisiana;1965

Fun in the white female quarters of the racially-segregated New Orleans City Prison. By Leonard Freed,

Incredible photograph of a German soldier going against direct orders to help a young boy cross the newly formed Berlin Wall after being separated from his family, 1961.

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

Labeled as "Great shot of WWII action, the bravery of American soldiers and the love of their fellow soldiers" It's not real. ➡ This comes from the mind of Mark Hogancamp. After being brutally attacked then lacking funds for conventional rehabilitation, built a Nazi-besieged, World War II era town in his backyard at 1/6 scale and resurrected his childhood love for action figures & creates photographic stories of its intrigues.

Miniature Town Brings Its Creator a New Life

Iconic photograph from WWII. American soldier carrying a wounded comrade to safety, while the wounded soldier provides covering fire. Never leave a fellow soldier behind.

American Marine comforts orphaned Vietnamese child, 1969

Vietnam War - an American soldier holds a Vietnamese child, who fell asleep in the soldier's arms.

NEW YORK  Rising from the ashes! One World Trade Center 1776ft.

Ground Zero Master Plan / Studio Daniel Libeskind

The Freedom Tower - World Trade Center - New York City - Replacement for the fallen Twin Towers - Standing feet tall - The Tallest Building in the USA - Long, Tall, Vertical Pins.

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