Shortly before the Normandy invasion, Winston Churchill tests his hand with the Thompson sub-machine gun in .45 caliber. The "Tommy Gun" was by then the standard light automatic weapon of the US Army and in extensive use by the British and Canadian armies. In the background, General Eisenhower also takes aim with the same gun.

Shortly before the Normandy invasion, Winston Churchill tests his hand with the Thompson sub-machine gun in .45 caliber. The "Tommy Gun" was by then the standard light automatic weapon of the US Army and in extensive use by the British and Canadian armies. In the background, General Eisenhower also takes aim with the same gun.

formfollowsfunctionjournal: “ The American airborne landings in Normandy were the first United States combat operations during Operation Overlord, the invasion of Normandy by the Western Allies on June 6, 1944. Around 13,100 American paratroopers of...

formfollowsfunctionjournal: “ The American airborne landings in Normandy were the first United States combat operations during Operation Overlord, the invasion of Normandy by the Western Allies on June 6, 1944. Around 13,100 American paratroopers of...

Melissa Stockwell is a retired US Army First Lieutenant.  she was the first female soldier to lose a limb in the Iraq War. She subsequently became the first Iraq veteran chosen for the Paralympics and competed in swimming.  She works as a prosthetist and has been on the board of directors of the Wounded Warrior Project since 2005.

Melissa Stockwell is a retired US Army First Lieutenant. she was the first female soldier to lose a limb in the Iraq War. She subsequently became the first Iraq veteran chosen for the Paralympics and competed in swimming. She works as a prosthetist and has been on the board of directors of the Wounded Warrior Project since 2005.

August Landmasser, allemand marié à une femme juive, refuse d'effectuer le salut nazi. 1936.

August Landmasser, allemand marié à une femme juive, refuse d'effectuer le salut nazi. 1936.

Testing a bulletproof vest, 1923

Testing a bulletproof vest, 1923

The Captain America poster that never was.  (Fan made.)

Fan-Made Superhero Movie Posters We Wish Were Real

The Captain America poster that never was. (Fan made.)

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Les trouvailles d’Internet pour bien commencer la semaine #82

...Rester cool en toutes circonstances

il est bon de savoir où l’on se tient

il est bon de savoir où l’on se tient

Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

In preparation of the Soviet's murderous invasion of the Baltic States and Finland, Red Army parade in Red Square, Moscow, 1937. -   Georgi Petrusov

In preparation of the Soviet's murderous invasion of the Baltic States and Finland, Red Army parade in Red Square, Moscow, 1937. - Georgi Petrusov

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