On December 26, 1971, fifteen Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) activists barricaded and occupied the Statue of Liberty for two days to bring attention to their cause. Simultaneous protests took place at other sites across the country, such as the historic Betsy Ross house in Philadelphia (for 45 minutes) and Travis Air Force Base in California (for 12 hours). VVAW members in California also briefly occupied the South Vietnam Government consulate in San Francisco.
17 photographs captured daily life at US Marine Corps boot camp, Parris Island during Vietnam War.
Soldiers of the U.S. 37th Coast Artillery Brigade used searchlights to scan the skies above Los Angeles in the pre-dawn hours of February 24, 1942 searching for Japanese bombers, a day before the infamous “Battle of Los Angeles” .
Egyptian soldiers engaging in street fighting
Soldiers of the 9th Infantry Division on a boat in Kien Hoa province in the Mekong Delta during the Vietnam War, 1969
20 candid vintage photographs that show German soldiers using latrines during World War I.
Soldiers in South Pacific having fun, WW2.
Christmas Truce 1914: Amazing photos of British and German troops meeting in no man’s land during the Western Front.
Soldiers of the Rwandan Patriotic Front prepare for the March on Kigali, 1994.
Cyclist soldiers from the Portuguese Expeditionary Corps in France