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Damaged German U-Boat Pen at Cherbourg, France…

Damaged German U-Boat Pen at Cherbourg, France. View shows the inside of pen, looking toward rear, 11 July 1944.

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German Franco-Prussian 2nd Class 1870 Iron Cross

General Ulysses S. Grant and his Staff just be…

General Ulysses S. Grant and his Staff just before the Battle of Petersburg, June 1864.

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Women of the Auxiliary Fire Service, Merseysid…

Women of the Auxiliary Fire Service, Merseyside Fire Service, Liverpool , 1941.

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Photos of Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan in 1989.

Photos of Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan in 1989.

View looking down Battleship Row from Ford Isl…

View looking down Battleship Row from Ford Island Naval Air Station, shortly after the Japanese torpedo plane attack. Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, December 7, 1941

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“USS California (BB-44) is at left, listing to port after receiving two torpedo hits. In the center are USS Maryland (BB-46) with the capsized USS Oklahoma (BB-37) alongside. USS Neosho (AO-23) is at right, backing clear of the area. Most smoke is from USS Arizona (BB-39). Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.”

John Paul II after getting shot by Ali Agca, …

John Paul II after getting shot by Ali Agca, 13 May, 1981

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Joyas de la Corona de Prusia
Jewels of the Crown of Prussia

Corona de Guillermo II de Alemania (1889)
Crown of William II of Germany (1889)

Corona de Federico I de Prusia (1701)
Crown of Frederick I of Prussia (1701)

Corona de Sofía Carlota de Hannover (1701)
Crown of Sophia Charlotte of Hanover (1701)

Cetro real de Federico I de Prusia (1701)
Royal Sceptre of Frederick I of Prussia (1701)

Orbe real de Federico I de Prusia (1701)
Royal Orb of Frederick I of Prussia (1701)

26 hilarious photos that show Christmas ads from LIFE magazine…

26 hilarious photos that show Christmas ads from LIFE magazine in the 1950s.

Sewing the outfits for the Apollo mission, 196…

Sewing the outfits for the Apollo mission, 1968. Each astronaut had a custom-fitted suit!