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Helen Keller meets with a disabled veteran dur…

Helen Keller meets with a disabled veteran during her tour of military hospitals after World War II, 1945

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A British pilot trains a Soviet pilot to fly t…

A British pilot trains a Soviet pilot to fly the Hurricane. Northern USSR. World War 2. End of 1941.

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American soldiers using an acoustic-locator du…

American soldiers using an acoustic-locator during World War 1, ca. 1917

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World War 1 Battlefield photo taken by Capt. F…

World War 1 Battlefield photo taken by Capt. F. Hurley “An episode after the Battle of Zonnebeke. Australian Infantry moving forward to resist a counter attack.”

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American soldiers on their way home from World…

American soldiers on their way home from World War II, 1945.

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387th Bomb Group B-26s in flight over Europe

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Strategic bombing of Germany, the destruction of the German war machine one bomb at a time. 

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“Every Day is Labor Day with Me,” 9/3/1918

Untitled, 9/3/1918. Clifford K. Berryman, artistSeries: Berryman Political Cartoon Collection, 1896 – 1949Record Group 46: Records of the U.S. Senate, 1789 – 2015

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American Red Cross Worker Writing a letter for an American soldier who is disabled. 9/1/1918

File Unit: Medical Department – Hospitals – In Theater of Operations – Miscellaneous, 1917 – 1918Series: American Unofficial Collection of World War I Photographs, 1917 – 1918Record Group 165: Records of the War Department General and Special Staffs, 1860 – 1952

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“Newsmap” – Volume 2, Number 19, 8/30/1943

Series: Issues of the World War II Era “Newsmap” Publication , ca. 1942 – ca. 1998. Record Group 26: Records of the U.S. Coast Guard, 1785 – 2005.

This U.S. War Department “Newsmap” was distributed to military personnel for the week of August 30, 1943. This week’s war news includes detailed information on Southern Italy, the Russian front, and Kiska.

The reverse shows “Weapons of the German Infantry Division.”

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