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First Muster of the Massachusetts Bay Colonial…

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 Nationa…

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 w…

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 camoufl…

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…

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

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The Arizona National Guard during the Philippines Campaign,…

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

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Members of the Home Guard admire an array of close-combat…

Members of the Home Guard admire an array of close-combat weaponry at a training session, 1942

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An American soldier of the 45th Infantry Division of the U.S….

An American soldier of the 45th Infantry Division of the U.S. Army National Guard does not interfere as a liberated prisoner at Dachau concentration camp assaults a camp guard in retaliation. April 29th, 1945.

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Dawn breaks upon a cutter as a Chaplain aboard the Coast Guard…

Dawn breaks upon a cutter as a Chaplain aboard the Coast Guard cutter gives a service while escorting a convoy, WW2,

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Source: Source: http://coastguard.dodlive.mil/2016/11/chaplains-serving-the-coast-guard-celebrating-241-years-of-the-navy-chaplain-corps/

Photo caption: Dawn breaks upon the cross of Christ at the bow of a Coast Guard Combat Cutter protecting an allied convoy moving into the zone of war. Led by a chaplain, the Coast Guardsmen sing of the glory of the cross at this impressive service in the forecastle under the guns loaded to battle with their enemies. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

North Korean Guard taking surveillance photos inside the Joint…

North Korean Guard taking surveillance photos inside the Joint Security Area, Pan Mun Jom – circa 1989

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