Category: guard

Nannies outside Number 10, Downing Street, London, 1959. Photographed by Philip Jones Griffiths.

Monsieur Ducel – A veteran of Napoleon’s Mamelukes of the Guard, dressed in his old uniform on the anniversary of Napoleon’s death. Paris 1858.

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Guarding the entrance, Edinburgh, 1961.

Students at Kent State University face the tear gas launched by the National Guard, shortly before they would be fired on with live ammunition. 4 May 1970

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First Muster of the Massachusetts Bay Colonial Militia in Spring 1637, the birth of the National Guard and the oldest unit of the US military, painted by Don Troiani, 12 Dec 2011

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Jan Rose Kasmir confronts the American National Guard outside the Pentagon during an anti-Vietnam march in Washington on Oct. 21, 1967

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By Magnum photographer Marc Riboud

Three soldiers of the Home Guard pose with a wrecked Messerschmitt shot down over south-east England during the Battle of Britain.

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Circa 1942: General Montgomery meets a camouflaged Home Guard on a tactical training course in South Eastern Command

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Student killed by the National Guard at Kent State, Ohio, 1970

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The Arizona National Guard during the Philippines Campaign, 1945 “Cuidado – Take Care, Bushmasters!” Painting by H. Charles McBarron

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