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"Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Soviet sniper during WWII. A student at the time, Pavlichenko was among the first to volunteer for the armed forced when the Soviet Union was invaded and declined the opportunity to serve as a nurse instead of a soldier so as to put her badass shooting talents to good use. She went on to record 309 kills, making her the most successful female sniper in history."

"Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Soviet sniper during WWII. A student at the time, Pavlichenko was among the first to volunteer for the armed forced when the Soviet Union was invaded and declined the opportunity to serve as a nurse instead of a soldier so as to put her badass shooting talents to good use. She went on to record 309 kills, making her the most successful female sniper in history."

A U.S. Marine with bandaged facial wounds gets a helping hand from a buddy, who carries both their rifles, after a battle near Cham Son, in northern South Vietnam, Sept. 19, 1967, in which 20 marines were wounded. The North Vietnamese and Viet Cong attackers were repelled as they tried to overrun the command post of the 3rd Battalion, 6th Marines, Cham Son, Vietnam. (AP Photo/Henri Huet) © Corbis Images #USMC #VietnamWar #History

A U.S. Marine with bandaged facial wounds gets a helping hand from a buddy, who carries both their rifles, after a battle near Cham Son, in northern South Vietnam, Sept. 19, 1967, in which 20 marines were wounded. The North Vietnamese and Viet Cong attackers were repelled as they tried to overrun the command post of the 3rd Battalion, 6th Marines, Cham Son, Vietnam. (AP Photo/Henri Huet) © Corbis Images #USMC #VietnamWar #History

Rioters turn a burning lorry into a barricade in the Divis Flats area of Belfast, after violence erupted following the death of Irish Republican Army hunger striker and Member of Parliament Bobby Sands in the Maze prison. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images). 6th May 1981

Rioters turn a burning lorry into a barricade in the Divis Flats area of Belfast, after violence erupted following the death of Irish Republican Army hunger striker and Member of Parliament Bobby Sands in the Maze prison. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images). 6th May 1981

An Active Service Unit (ASU) of the Irish Republican Army receiving arms training at a mountain camp in Co. Donegal, Ireland, c.1980s

An Active Service Unit (ASU) of the Irish Republican Army receiving arms training at a mountain camp in Co. Donegal, Ireland, c.1980s

May 5, 1981 Irish Republican Army hunger-striker Bobby Sands died at the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland on his 66th day without food. He had just been elected to a seat in Parliament while still serving the last of a 14-year sentence for possession of firearms. “Our revenge will be our children’s smiles.” - Bobby Sands

May 5, 1981 Irish Republican Army hunger-striker Bobby Sands died at the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland on his 66th day without food. He had just been elected to a seat in Parliament while still serving the last of a 14-year sentence for possession of firearms. “Our revenge will be our children’s smiles.” - Bobby Sands

Michael Collins was a hero of the Irish struggle for independence. He is most famous for his leadership of the republican military campaign against Britain (the War of Independence) through the Irish Republican Army (IRA). On August 22, 1922, Collins journeyed to County Cork to meet troops of the new Irish Army. His car was ambushed and Collins was shot dead by anti-treaty insurgents.

Michael Collins was a hero of the Irish struggle for independence. He is most famous for his leadership of the republican military campaign against Britain (the War of Independence) through the Irish Republican Army (IRA). On August 22, 1922, Collins journeyed to County Cork to meet troops of the new Irish Army. His car was ambushed and Collins was shot dead by anti-treaty insurgents.