Category: american

U.S Regulars of the 39th infantry regiment attack red stick positions at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, March 27, 1814. By the time the Battle was over, more than 800 red stick warriors lay dead, 80% of the defending force. American and American allied creek lost a total of 70 killed.

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A member of the state militia faces off against an African-American veteran during the 1919 Chicago Race Riot. July 27, 1919.

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Disreputable merchants being driven away with a fire hose – taken from an American aircraft carrier in Shanghai during WWII, 1940’s.

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British Regulars advancing against American positions at the Battle of Bladensburg, August 24, 1814. Painting by Graham Turner.

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U.S Marines make final stand manning artillery guns at Bladensburg Maryland, on August 24, 1814. At this point, all militia on the field had routes leaving 100 Marines and 300 sailors to face off against 4,000 British soldiers and Marines. The Battle killed 10 – 23 American and 66 British soldiers.

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An Italian civilian policeman provides an American soldier a refreshing drink of water following Operation Husky: the Allied invasion of Sicily and the capture of the town of Troina from Axis forces. August, 1943.

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22 amazing found photos document everyday life of an American family in the 1910s.

Maryland Militiamen engage attacking British Regulars in musket to musket combat at the Battle of North Point, outside Baltimore, Maryland on September 12, 1814. By the end of the day 24 American and 42 British soldiers would be dead, including British General Robert Ross.

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Charleston, S.C. View of ruined buildings through porch of the Circular Church . American Civil War ca. 1865

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Omori Prison Camp after liberation on 1 September 1945. Shown here are make-shift beds used by the American prisoners. Omori was one of Tokyo’s biggest POW camps.

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