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Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:16:16 +0000

 



Great Depression Picture - An 18-Year Old...

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Picture of an 18-year-old mother from Oklahoma now a California migrant during the Great Depression.



Great Depression Picture - A Farm Foreclosure...

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Picture of a group of a farm foreclosure sale during the Great Depression.



Hiroshima Picture - Col. Paul W. Tibbets in the...

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Picture of Col. Paul W. Tibbets waving from the cockpit of the Enola Gay shortly before takeoff to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in 1945.



Lebensraum

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Germany's foreign policy during the Third Reich was based on expansion. Learn about the ideology behind Lebensraum



Great Depression Picture - Unemployed Workers...

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Picture of a large number of people holding signs and marching south on Broadway in Camden, New Jersey during the Great Depression.



Great Depression Picture - A Dust Storm in...

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Picture of a dust storm in Colorado during the Great Depression.



Great Depression Picture - Okies Driving to...

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Picture of a truck filled with possessions along Route 66 heading for California during the Great Depression.



Great Depression Picture - A Dust Storm

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Picture of a man standing in a dust storm during the Great Depression.



Great Depression Picture - A Family Leaving...

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Picture of the Vernon Evans family leaving the South Dakota drought area for the West during the Great Depression.



Holocaust Picture - Naked Jewish Women, Some of...

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Picture of naked Jewish women, some of whom are holding infants, wait in a line before their execution by Ukrainian auxilliary police.



Great Depression Picture - Two Children by a Car

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Picture of two children, one on crutches, near Bakersfield, California during the Great Depression.



Great Depression Picture - A Breadline in New...

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Picture of a line of men standing in line waiting to receive free food distributed by private funds in New York City during the Great Depression.



Holocaust Picture - Execution of Civilians by...

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Picture of the execution of civilians at an unidentified location in the German-occupied eastern territories.



Great Depression Pictures - Migrants Sitting in...

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Picture of a man and a woman sitting in their car during the Great Depression.



Great Depression Picture - A Girl Making Supper

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Picture of a woman making supper during the Great Depression.



Holocaust Picture - A German Policeman Shoots...

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Picture of a German policeman shoots individual Jewish women who remain alive in the ravine after a mass execution of Jews from the Mizocz ghetto.



Great Depression Picture - Civilian Conservatio...

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Picture of a group of men planting trees for soil conservation during the Great Depression.



Great Depression Picture - Families on the Road...

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Picture of families on the road with all their possessions migrating and looking for work during the Great Depression.



Great Depression Picture - Unemployed Men at a...

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Picture of a line of unemployed men receiving soup at a Volunteers of America Soup Kitchen during the Great Depression.



Great Depression Picture - A Young Penniless...

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Picture of a woman and three children (close-up) during the Great Depression.



D-Day Picture - Destruction and Death on Omaha...

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Picture of scene on Omaha Beach on the afternoon of D-Day, showing casualties on the beach, a bogged-down Sherman tank, several wrecked trucks, and German anti-landing obstructions.



Great Depression Picture - A Migrant Family...

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Picture of a migrant family looking for work, living in a tent attached to their car, during the Great Depression.



Great Depression Picture - A Family of a Coal...

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Picture of a woman and her three children (close-up) during the Great Depression.



World War I Picture - Political Cartoon of...

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Picture of a World War I political cartoon that features President Woodrow Wilson sitting at a desk, holding a paper, and writing a letter about convening Congress.



Great Depression Picture - A Christmas Dinner

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Picture of a family eating Christmas dinner near Smithland, Iowa during the Great Depression.



Hiroshima Picture - Burned Shoulder of a...

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Picture of rayburns on a survivor's shoulder from the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945.



Great Depression Picture - A Wife and Children...

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Picture of a woman and her three children standing in a doorway during the Great Depression.



World War I Picture - Germans in Well Protected...

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Picture of German World War I soldiers in their well protected trenches on the Belgian frontier showing the men in the act of aiming at their enemy.



Layout of King Tut's Tomb

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A graphic diagram of the layout of King Tut's tomb.



Great Depression Picture - A School in Alabama

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Picture of a school in Alabama during the Great Depression.



Dachau Picture - Dachau Inmates Gathered to...

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Picture of Dachau inmates gathered outside and on the roof tops of a camp building to hear a speech by Hitler



Picture of Franklin D. Roosevelt - Roosevelt,...

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Picture of Franklin D. Roosevelt sitting with Churchill and Stalin in Teheran, photo taken in 1943.



World War I Picture - Zimmermann Telegram

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Picture of the Zimmermann Telegram as received by the German ambassador to Mexico in 1917 during World War I.



Dachau Picture - Two Ovens Inside the...

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Picture of two ovens inside the crematorium at the Dachau concentration camp.



Hitler Picture - Hitler Posing With Nazi Members

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Picture of Adolf Hitler standing with arms folded in front of him and several members of the SS standing closely behind him.



Hitler Picture - Adolf Hitler Speaks to the...

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Picture of Adolf Hitler speaking to the widow of a Nazi Party member who died during the 1923 Beer Hall Putsch.



Hitler Picture - Adolf Hitler Posing With...

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Picture of Adolf Hitler posing with Rudolf Hess and Julius Streicher outside at the third Nazi Party Congress in Nuremberg in 1927.



Franklin D. Roosevelt Picture - Formal Portrait...

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Picture of Franklin D. Roosevelt as a handsome young man in Groton, MA, portrait taken in 1900.



Hitler Picture - Adolf Hitler Saluting With...

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Picture of Adolf Hitler saluting as he walks down the steps to the Zeppelinfeld during Reichsparteitag with Robert Ley, Rudolf Hess, and Heinrich Himmler behind him.



Dachau Picture - Survivors in Dachau

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Picture of suvivors in Dachau.



Franklin D. Roosevelt Picture - As a Very Young...

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Picture of Franklin D. Roosevelt as a very young boy, portrait taken in 1885.



Hitler Picture - Hitler as a Soldier in WWI

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Picture of Adolf Hitler, dressed as a soldier, sitting with others in World War I.



Dachau Picture - Prisoner Being Suspended and...

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Picture of a prisoner being suspended and subjected to low pressure experimentation.



World War I Picture - World War I Troops...

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Picture of World War I soldiers crossing a bridge on horseback while returning from the front.



D-Day Picture - Infantry on Omaha Beach and and...

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Picture of infantry along the Omaha Beach and an dLCI landing more men in the background during D-Day.



Dachau Picture - Section of the Dachau Camp

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Picture of a section of the Dachau concentration camp.



Ronald Reagan Picture - Ronald Reagan With His...

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Picture of Nancy and Ronald Reagan with their children, Ron and Patti.



Holocaust Picture - Men With an Unidentified...

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Picture of men with an unidentified unit execute a group of Soviet civilians kneeling by the side of a mass grave.



World War I Picture - Australian Troops...

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Picture of Australian troops charging a Turkish trench just before the evacuation at Anzac during World War I.



Franklin D. Roosevelt Picture - Groton School

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Picture of Franklin D. Roosevelt in a group photo of graduates in Groton, Massachusetts, in 1900.



Franklin D. Roosevelt Picture - Close-Up

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Picture of Franklin D. Roosevelt smiling with glasses on, close-up portrait taken in 1942.



Holocaust Picture - Women Forced to Undress...

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Picture of German police and Ukrainian collaborators in civilian clothes looking on as Jewish women are forced to undress before their execution.



Great Depression Picture - A Migrant Worker on...

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Picture of a migrant worker on a California highway during the Great Depression.



Franklin D. Roosevelt Picture - FDR and Eleanor...

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Picture of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt with their children, in 1919.



D-Day Picture - Ships Crossing the English...

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Picture of ships towing barrage balloons cross the English Channel on their way to the invasion of Normandy on D-Day.



Hitler Picture - Adolf Hitler Salutes the Crowd

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Picture of Adolf Hitler saluting the crowd assembled in the Zeppelinfeld at Reichsparteitag (Reich Party Day) ceremonies in Nuremberg.



Hitler Picture - Hitler Celebrates the...

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Picture of Adolf Hitler attending a rally in the Munich Odeonsplatz to celebrate the declaration of war in 1914.



Franklin D. Roosevelt Picture - Portrait

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Picture of Franklin D. Roosevelt, close-up portrait taken in 1933.



Dachau Picture - View of a Section of the...

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Picture of a view of a section of the Dachau concentration camp.



World War I Picture - Troops Rolling Barbed...

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Picture of World War I soldiers from Company E, 314th Engineers, 89th Division making rolling barbed wire entanglements.



Hitler Pictures - Hitler Listening to the Radio

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Picture of Adolf Hitler listening to a radio broadcast of the results of the German parliamentary elections in 1933.



Franklin D. Roosevelt Picture - FDR With Family...

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Picture of Franklin D. Roosevelt with a number of his family, in 1889.



Dachau Picture - Survivor Stoking Smoldering...

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Picture of a survivor stokes smoldering human remains in a crematorium oven that is still lit.



Holocaust Picture - Two Women Talking to a...

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Picture of two women talking to a member of an Einsatzgruppe while POWs exhume bodies from the Babi Yar ravine.



Adolf Eichmann Picture - Portrait of Eichmann

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Picture of Adolf Eichmann, close-up.



Great Depression Picture - A Black Family...

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Picture of a black family standing together during the Great Depression.



Vietnam War Picture - Soldier Clearing an Area...

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Picture of a U.S. soldier using a flamethrower to clear an area in Vietnam.



Vietnam War Picture - Two Soldiers Wading...

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Picture of two soldiers wading through a muddy hole while on a search mission.



Dachau Picture - A Watch Tower in the Dachau...

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Picture of a watch tower in the Dachau concentration camp.



Great Depression Picture - A Woman Washing...

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Picture of a woman washing clothes during the Great Depression.



Holocaust Picture - Jewish Men Being Forced to...

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Picture of Jewish men being forced to dig their own graves before being executed by Waffen-SS troops.



Hitler Picture - Adolf Hitler Looking Out the...

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Picture of Adolf Hitler looking out the window of a train.



D-Day Picture - Dead Soldiers on the Omaha...

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Picture of dead soldiers on Omaha Beach during D-Day.



Franklin D. Roosevelt Picture - FDR as a Young...

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Picture of Franklin D. Roosevelt as a young boy wearing a kilt, portrait taken in 1888.



Dachau Picture - Survivors and U.S. Troops at...

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Picture of survivors and U.S. troops at the entrance to the Dachau concentration camp.



Hitler Picture - Hitler Greeting Members of a...

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Picture of Adolf Hitler greeting members of an unidentified group.



Holocaust Picture - Woman and Two Children...

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Picture of a young mother with her two children, sitting among a large group of Jews from Lubny who have been assembled for mass execution by the Germans.



Nobel Peace Prize Winners - A List of the...

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A list of the winners of the Nobel Prize for Peace.



World War I Picture - Tank Going Over the Top...

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Picture of a World War I tank going over the top.



Great Depression Picture - Two Children at a...

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Picture of two very dirty looking children sitting on what appears to be a porch during the Great Depression.



Nobel Literature Prize Winners - A List of...

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A list of the winners of the Nobel Literature Prize.



Hiroshima Picture - Victim of the Atomic...

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Picture of a victim lying in a make-shift hospital in a bank building after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945.



Hiroshima Picture - Burned Legs From the Atomic...

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Picture of rayburns on the back of a survivor's legs, from the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945.



Great Depression Picture - A Man and His Horse

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Picture of a man and his horse during the Great Depression.



Nagasaki Picture - A Column of Smoke Over...

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Picture of a dense column of smoke rising over Nagasaki, the result of an atomic bomb.



Nobel Medicine Prize Winners - A List of the...

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A list of the winners of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine.



Dachau Picture - Railway Cars Loaded with the...

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Picture of railway cars loaded with the corpses of prisoners who died en route.



Hitler Picture - Adolf Hitler Salutes the Ranks...

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Picture of Adolf Hitler saluting German youth from his car.



Great Depression Picture - A Group of People...

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Picture of a group of people standing outside a bank during the Great Depression.



Hitler Picture - Hitler Salutes a Crowd From an...

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Picture of Adolf Hitler saluting a crowd lining the streets of Hamburn from an open car in 1934.



Nagasaki Picture - The Remains of a Shinto...

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Picture of the remains of a Shinto shrine in Nagasaki after the atomic bombing.



Dachau Picture - Dr. Klaus Karl Schilling, a...

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Picture of Dr. Klaus Karl Schilling, a physician at the Dachau concentration camp, defends himself in the docket at the Dachau trial.



Holocaust Picture - Jewish Woman and Child...

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Picture of a Jewish women and a child - after they had handed over their belongings to German soldiers and before a mass execution.



Nagasaki Picture - Mother and Son After the...

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Picture of a mother and son who have received boiled rice balls from an emergency relief party, one mile southeast of Ground Zero, Nagasaki.



Ronald Reagan Picture - As a Young Boy

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Picture of Ronald Reagan as a young boy with the Dutch boy haircut, standing with his parents and brother.



Hiroshima Picture - Blast Victims in Hiroshima

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Picture of blast victims living in a fly-infested hospital in a bank building after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.



Hitler Picture - Adolf Hitler Greets an...

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Picture of Adolf Hitler greeting an autobahn worker at a Reichsparteitag (Reich Party Day) rally in Nuremberg.



History Quiz

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A wonderful 10-question quiz to test your knowledge of 20th century history.



Hiroshima Picture - A Japanese Soldier Walking...

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Picture of a Japanese soldier walking through a leveled area after the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima.



Nagasaki Picture - Destruction in Nagasaki...

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Picture of battered religious figures amidst rubble in Nagasaki.