Veterans of the Hornet’s Nest Brigade at a Civil War reunion in Ottumwa, Iowa during June 20-21, 1923. The Hornet’s Nest Brigade included members of the 2nd, 7th, 8th, 12th & 14th Iowa Infantries who served during the war.
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The Smith College Relief Unit was founded in 1917 by Harriet Boyd Hawes to bring relief to those areas of France that were most devastated during the first World War. Hawes already had significant experience of relief work when she proposed, at a Boston Smith Club meeting in 1917, to form the SCRU. She had […]
Taken on May 27, 1916 by Tucker Beckett using flashlight powder, this night-time photo shows members of the Company A, 16th Infantry around a campfire. The soldiers were part of the Mexican Punitive Expedition which began in March of 1916. General John J. Pershing led several thousand U.S. troops across the border into Mexico following attacks […]
M29 Weasels, with their wide tracks, made it easier for medics transporting wounded men back from front lines over snow-covered and rough terrain. Here medical personnel of the 307th Airborne Medical Company use a M29 Weasel to evacuate wounded comrades from the Bulge as Airborne troops moved to take Herresbach, Belgium on January 29, 1945.
“Turkey & Trimmings” was filmed by the 9th Italy Combat Camera Unit. The clips show GIs unloading Thanksgiving rations from a truck and examining the frozen turkeys. A cook and WAC cook assistant baste and roast the turkeys and pour gravy into kettles. GIs are then shown getting the turkey and trimmings in the chow line and […]