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The corpse of Lazarus Averbuch being propped u…

The corpse of Lazarus Averbuch being propped up by a police captain after Averbuch had been shot and killed by police, Chicago, March 2, 1908

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“Wenn bier wir haben und Tabak Dann schierl uns nicht der feinde Pack“, roughly translated to: “If we have beer and tobacco then we will withstand the enemy”, 1916.

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Stalin, Roosevelt, and Churchill meet to discuss the postwar re-establishment of the nations of Europe in Yalta, USSR; 1945

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German sailors scuttling their ships at Scapa Flow- 21 June 1919

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The scuttling of the German fleet took place at the Royal Navy’s base at Scapa Flow, in Scotland, after the First World War. The High Seas Fleet was interned there under the terms of the Armistice whilst negotiations took place over the fate of the ships. Fearing that all of the ships would be seized and divided amongst the allied powers Admiral Ludwig von Reuter decided to scuttle the fleet.

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Hero of the Soviet Union, Major Nicholas Pinchuk returns to his native farm on holiday after the war, July-August 1945

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Nicholas G. Pinchuk – commander of the 1st Squadron of the 18th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment (303 th Fighter Division, 1st Air frmiya, 3rd Belorussian Front).

On August 30, 1943 near the town of Elnya, Nicholas Pinchuk was injured after ramming a German dive-bomber Ju-87. He was sent to the hospital for treatment, but on the way to the rear fled to his regiment, and a month later was already again in battle formation.

Nikolai Pinchuk was awarded Hero of the Soviet Union on April 19, 1945 for 226 sorties, 46 air battles and shot down 18 enemy aircraft and displaying courage and high flying skills.

During the war, Nicholas Pinchuk made 307 sorties, participated in 68 aerial combat missions, shot down 24 enemy aircraft – 22 person (one ram) and 2 in the group.

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СССР. Москва. ВДНХ. Выставка АВТОПРОМ. 1984

pogphotoarchives: Tintype portrait of unidenti…

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Tintype portrait of unidentified family, Mexico or New Mexico

From the Perrault Collection

Date: 1860-1885?

Negative Number: HP.2010.42.6

The siege of Pskov by Polish King Stefan Batho…

The siege of Pskov by Polish King Stefan Bathory in 1581 .

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A soldier gives two Germans he captured at the…

A soldier gives two Germans he captured at the Battle of El Alamein the traditional British salute, 26 October 1942

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