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25 Interesting Historical Photos – Part 208

11. Alpini listen to their commander before going to the frontline in the mountains of Albania, early 1941.

12. “Easter eggs for Hitler,” 1945.

13. US Navy Battleship: USS New Jersey, fires a salvo of shells at anti-government forces during the Lebanese Civil War, in retaliation for the Beirut Barracks Bombing, 9 January 1984.

14. Color photograph of a B-25 assembly plant, WWII.

15. The Grable test with the Atomic Annie artillery piece firing the first atomic artillery shell, 1953.

16. The LA Coliseum, where the US Army and Navy put on a “Bond Drive War Show” including a simulated storming of a Japanese Atoll, 8-9 Jan 1944.

17. “The Golden Thirteen”, the thirteen African American enlisted men who became the first African American commissioned (12) and warrant (1) officers in the United States Navy, Recruit Training Center Great Lakes, 17 March 1944.

18. Canadian Sergeant C. Orton of the Highland Light Infantry of Canada enjoying the local cider, France, 20 June 1944.

19. “God, if I die young send me to heaven, I have already been in hell”, Croatian soldier during the Croatian War of Independence est.1990s.

20. First-ever photograph, 1826 or 1827, “View from the Window at Le Gras”.

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