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William H. Rogers by T.R. Burnham of Portland, Maine. Rogers began his military service in the spring of 1861 as a private in Company B of the Second Maine Infantry. He left the regiment a year later to become a second lieutenant in the Sixth Maine Light Artillery. He participated in the Battle of Gettysburg and other engagements with the Army of the Potomac.

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Vietnam. c.1968. Private `Stoney' Burke, a member of Assault Pioneer Platoon, Support Company, 7th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (7RAR), ...

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Blackfyre, one of two ancestral Valyrian steel longswords of House Targaryen, brought to Westeros by Aegon I. Blackfyre was passed from Targaryen king to king, until Aegon the Unworthy bestowed it on his bastard son Daemon instead of his legitimate son, Daeron, After the Daemon's death, his half brother Bittersteel took Blackfyre with him in exile to the Free Cities, where he and Daemon's surviving kin founded the mercenary force, the Golden Company. The sword's current whereabouts are…

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Pike formation - John Hawkwood, famous mercenari English who fought against the French in loa of the hundred years war, formed a company of mercenaries as mercenaries of the white companies or companies free of France, was in the service of Pope Gregorio XI in the final pacification of Italy fese, already that the death of Cardinal Gil de Albornoz Italian Lords rebelled again.

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The Battle for Normandy: A Bren-gunner, Private W Wheatley of 'A' Company, 6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry, 50 Division, giving supporting fire from a ruined house in Douet, near Bayeux, Normandy.

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