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Rare black-and-white photo of Atom bomb split cloud found in Hiroshima school

Atomic Explosion - This photograph was recently found at the Honkawa Elementary school in Hiroshima city and shows the mushroom cloud from the atomic bomb that was dropped on the city in 1945 at the.

San Francisco earthquake 1906

edwardianera: “The Burning of the Call.” The San. edwardianera: ““The Burning of the Call.” The San Francisco Call newspaper building in flames after the April 1906 earthquake.

Adorable Victorian couple

Funny pictures about Victorian photo booth. Oh, and cool pics about Victorian photo booth. Also, Victorian photo booth photos.

From the National Postal Museum's archives:  "Uniformed letter carrier with child in mailbag  Photographer: Unknown  Date created: c. 1900  After parcel post service was introduced in 1913, at least two children were sent by the service (with stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination). The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples."

1913 - After parcel post service was introduced in at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a

Japonya Hiroşima 06-08-1945 Atom bombası - Ağustos 1945'te Hiroşima'ya atılan atom bombası 80 bin kişinin hayatına mal oldu. 9 Ağusto'ta da aynı bomba bu kez Nagazaki'ye atıldı ve 100 binden fazla kişinin ölümüne yol açtı. Bombanın etkileri ise kuşaklar boyunca silinemedi.

the infamous mushroom cloud, the effect of an atomic explosion over land… This was the first time the atom bomb was used in warfare. The bomb over Hiroshima more or less put an end to the Second World War.

"Lumber Jills" of the Women's Timber Corps.  While the Land Girls harvested crops, the Lumber Jills harvested timber. For the most part, their uniforms were identical to the Land Girls, with the exception of their headgear (green berets instead of brown hats) and their branch specific badge.

Land Girls

Oft forgotten heroines on -Lumberjills of The Women's Timber Corps. Like the many other amazing heroines of their time, the ladies of the Women’s Timber Corps stepped in, in order to keep the industry, and country, moving while the men were off at war.

Hiroshima

unexplained-events: “Hiroshima, 1945 (colored) That is all that needs to be said ”

Elderly German man sitting among ruins, Berlin, 1945    [click on this image to find a short clip and analysis on Michel Foucault's notion of governmentality]

An elderly man sits among the ruins after the Battle of Berlin, May 1945. [550x799]

An elderly man sits among the ruins after the Battle of Berlin, May 1945 - dramatic black and white.

The clouds

The clouds

Victoria Woodhull was the first woman to run for United States President, ca 1860.

Extraordinary Women Of History You Need To Know Now

Victoria Claflin Woodhull the first woman candidate for President of the United States in 1872 from the Equal Rights Party supporting women's suffrage. This, at a time when women were not even allowed to vote.

Ant-Walking Alligators of Hiroshima They had once been human but the sky exploded & they were the unlucky survivors. Faces turned to the blast,  skin had been seared from their skulls, a black, leathery substance wi/out eyes or features. All that remained was a red hole where their mouths had been. Staggering about the outskirts of Hiroshima, They were avoided by other survivors,  the real horror was the sound they made. Click on pin to read more

Forgotten Horrors: Ant-Walking Alligators of Hiroshima

Forgotten Horrors: Ant-Walking Alligators of Hiroshima - KnowledgeNuts

James Zwerg, freedom rider 1960.

White freedom rider recuperates after taking the full brunt of a southern mob while exiting the bus. He went out first so the mob would go at him before his fellow riders who were black.

(2) Since this "essay" revolves around the Civil War it seems only fitting to give a brief overview of it. This infographic does just that. For a refresher course click on the image. [Civil War Facts Infographic from the National Park Service]

Civil War Facts Infographic and other resources from the National Park Service.

On 7 December, 1941 the Japanese Empire conducted an air raid on American Ships at Pearl Harbour, bringing the United States into World War Two. It...

Pearl Harbor Attack--my home port during the Vietnam War. Many relics and reminders of the Pearl Harbor attack were still there in Nearby Hickam Airfield still had holes in the walls of offices and barracks as a reminder to never let our guard down.

lleta Sullivan reads a letter from the U.S. Navy. She received two letters from F.D.R. in February of 1943. The first informed her of the death of her five sons in the line of duty, the second sent later requested her presence at the christening of the destroyer U.S.S. Sullivans named in their honor.

The Sullivan brothers' mother. The Sullivan brothers were five siblings who were all killed in action during or shortly after the sinking of the light cruiser USS Juneau the vessel on which they all served, around November in World War II.

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