A Red Cross hospital recreation worker, in an Army hospital in Great Britain, assists a soldier whose right arm is in a cast in writing to his relatives back home, December 1942.
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“Home is where you dig” was the sign over the fighting bunker of Private First Class Edward, Private First Class Falls and Private First Class Morgan of the 1st Battalion, 7th Regiment, during Operation Worth. Operation Worth was a search and destroy operation that took place from March 13-26, 1968 around 24 km northwest of Da Nang, […]
Andrew Johnson, the 17th President of the United States, was born in poverty in Raleigh, North Carolina. His father died when he was three-years-old and his mother was the sole breadwinner for the family. At the age of 10, Andrew and his older brother became apprentices at a tailor shop. Because of this, Johnson had […]
The 1939-40 New York World’s Fair was hosted in the Flushing Meadows Park in Queens. It was the first to be based on the future with the slogan “Dawn of a New Day.” An estimated 44 million people attended. At the Underwood Elliott Fisher exhibit in the Business Systems Building an unusual item was on […]
After floating on the lonely seas, adrift for nearly a century, the world’s oldest message in a bottle has finally been liberated and graced with a Guinness record. Andrew Leaper, a Scottish skipper aboard the fishing boat Copious, discovered the bottle early April of this year, trapped in his fishing net as he sailed east […]