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Ww2 • Ss-Sturmbannführer Fritz Rentrop. He was awarded the Knight's Cross on October 13, 1941 for taking a railway bridge across river Desna near Makoshino/Russia with only four soldiers of his unit (2nd Battery/Ss-Flak-Abteilung 2 "Das Reich"). As 1st Staff Officer of iv. Ss-Panzerkorps on February 2, 1945 he was captured, seriously injured by the red army in Hungary and is missing since then
German soldiers pose for the camera early in WWII, location unknown.
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St Nectan’s Glen Waterfalls ~ Cornwall, England
An economic professor took his students to task for suggestion socialism worked. But the students never expected this outcome from a class experiment.
SS MG34 crew during Operation Barbarossa 1941 The Maschinengewehr 34 was arguably the most advanced machine gun in the world at the time of its deployment. Its combination of exceptional mobility, being light enough to be carried by one man, and high rate of fire (of up to 900 rounds per minute) was unmatched. It entered service in great numbers, from 1936 onwards and was first combat tested by German troops aiding Franco's Nationalists in the Spanish civil war.
Saint Elmo Brady (December 22, 1884 - December 25, 1966) was the first African American to obtain a Ph.D. degree in chemistry in the United States, which he earned in 1916 from the University of Illinois. He taught at Tuskegee, Fisk, Howard and Tougaloo, and was the first African American admitted to Phi Lambda Upsilon, the chemistry honor society. #TodayInBlackHistory
Dawn Waterfall - Clements Mountain, Montana
Japanese Garden, Portland, Oregon.........been there.........serene and beautiful!
The runaway boy hero of D-day. Private Robert ‘Bobby’ Johns was just 14 when he joined the army He was was the youngest soldier to parachute into Normandy on D-Day His family tried their best to locate him while he was fighting in WWII Pvt Johns was killed in Le Mesnil, France in July 1944, aged 16   Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2631313/The-runaway-boy-hero-D-day-At-14-lied-way-Army-At-just-16-parachuted-France-frantic-family-hot-tail.html#ixzz32AsfN8Kb