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Amy Beechey, British mother who lost five sons in WW1, the full tragic story here. How did she ever carry on?

The mother who lost five sons: On Armistice Day, the heartbreaking story of the biggest loss by a British family in the Great War

Amy Beechey, British mother who lost five sons in the full tragic story here. How did she ever carry on?Women/Mothers are incredibly strong beings!

She fought on the Somme disguised as a Tommy, so why did Dorothy die unloved and unlauded in a lunatic asylum? Incredible story of the only British woman to fight in the trenches ~

She fought on the Somme, so why did Dorothy die in a lunatic asylum?

She fought on the Somme disguised as a Tommy, so why did Dorothy die unloved and unlauded in a lunatic asylum? Incredible story of the only British woman to fight in the trenches ~ History and WWI

Jason Moss was an 18-year-old freshman, whos goal was a career in the FBI.For his honors thesis at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, he became pen pals with 5 of America's most notorious incarcerated serial killers. Those murderers including John Wayne Gacy, Charles Manson, and Jeffrey Dahmer. He reasoned that gaining the trust of a serial killer and possibly learning about some of their unsolved murders, was a way to distinguish himself as a candidate for the FBI.The experiment went…

Jason Moss was an freshman, whos goal was a career in the FBI.

Disfigured WW1 soldiers. (Malformaciones adquiridas)

Disfigured Soldiers of World War I - - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis. Graphic depiction of the impacts of modern warfare.

No other family in American history has suffered a wartime loss like that of Waterloo's Sullivan family. The Sullivans gave up their five sons in a World War II tragedy that has never been forgotten.

Five Sullivan brothers died in WW II. No other family in American history has suffered a wartime loss like that of Waterloo's Sullivan family. The Sullivans gave up their five sons in a World War II tragedy that has never been forgotten.

The soldier and the letter-writer - a lady with a notepad who gave comfort to the dying

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The soldier and the letter-writer - a lady with a notepad who gave comfort to the dying

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The soldier and the letter-writer - a lady with a notepad who gave comfort to the dying - History of the First World War in 100 moments - World History - The Independent WWI

The women who fought as men: Rare American Civil War pictures show how females disguised themselves so they could go into battle

The women who fought as men: Rare Civil War pictures of female soldiers who dressed up as males to fight

The women who fought as men: Rare American Civil War pictures show how females disguised themselves so they could go into battle - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

Noor Inayat Khan, the British agent who ran a spy network in Paris. For ten months she was tortured by the Gestapo desperate for any information about SOE operations, but she stood firm and was eventually executed at Dachau concentration camp on September 13, 1944, aged just 30.

After 65 years in the shadows, the Indian heroine of Churchill's elite SOE spy network is to be recognised with a statue in London

Noor Inayat Khan, the British agent who ran a spy network in Paris. She was tortured by the Gestapo for 10 months for any information about SOE operations, but she stood firm and was eventually executed at Dachau concentration camp on September aged just

Because a FORMER member of this board denies some of the most heinous nazi crimes, I will post info that for many IS Forbidden History.  This is ILSE KOCH aka The BITCH of BuchenWald...When the camp was liberated & her quarters searched... LAMPSHADES & A PAIR OF GLOVES MADE OF ((HUMAN SKIN)) was found!

January 15 – In a court in West Germany, Ilse Koch, The "Witch of Buchenwald", wife of the commandant of the Buchenwald concentration camp, is sentenced to life imprisonment.

The first Union soldier killed by a Confederate soldier was Thornsbury Bailey Brown; he was killed May 22nd 1861 in Taylor County, Virginia. by crystalc

The first Union soldier killed by a Confederate soldier was Thornsbury Bailey Brown; he was killed May 1861 in Taylor County, Virginia - now Taylor County, West Virginia.now buried in Grafton National Cemetery.

Flanders Field, 1917. I have no words to describe how this photograph makes me feel.

The wounded helping the dying in Flanders Field, 1917 (WWI)

Minnie Freeman ~ teacher in 1888 who roped her students together and led them through a total white-out blizzard from the schoolhouse whose roof had collapsed to a farmhouse three-quarters of a mile away...

Minnie Freeman was a Nebraska teacher in 1888 who roped her students together and led them through a total white-out blizzard from the schoolhouse whose roof had collapsed, to the safety of a farmhouse three-quarters of a mile away.

Considering that she's the single most-decorated female soldier in world military history, a grizzled seven-year veteran of three wars fought across two continents, a two-time recipient of her country's highest award for military bravery, and a poor farm girl who single-handedly captured at least fifty enemy combatants and two enemy trenches during her career, there's not a whole lot of digital ink on the Internet dedicated to Sergeant Milunka Savic …

Most-decorated female soldier in world military history, veteran of three wars, Milunka Savic.

A Russian sniper. During the siege  on Leningrad, the Soviet Union had both men and women snipers.

Sniper

Women of the Soviet Union, Roza Georgiyevna Shanina was a Soviet sniper during World War II, credited with 54 confirmed kills. Not a real hero because takning life is not heroic, but a cool woman anyway.

"Women in Britain come into the factories. Ask at any employment exchange for advice and full details." Published in 1941 by the British Ministry of Information. Artwork by Donald Zec. - WWII propaganda poster Great Britain (UK), women war workers

Art style more reminiscent of US rather than UK - even Soviet to a degree. ("World War Two poster calling for female factory workers. Published in 1941 by the British Ministry of Information. Artwork by Donald Zec")

24 Fascinating Photos of Amazing People Throughout History                                                                                                                                                     More

24 Fascinating Photos of Amazing People Throughout History

A beautiful Yugoslavian partisan fighter in WWII. Beautiful and badass.

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