Algerian War, 1954-62: French paratroopers of the 10th Airborne Division march through the streets of Algiers singing their war song. The 10th was given free hand in suppressing the Algerian liberation group FNL in the city of Algiers. The 10th's operations evolved during the Battle of Algiers (Jan-Sept 1957) with the FNL suffering lethal blows.
Stones at Culloden marking the site of the burial of various clans. These types of markers are scattered all over the moor. Legend has it, the heather will no longer grow where the graves are located... nor do birds sing over the moor.
Flora MacDonald, the Jacobite heroine. Flora is famous for helping Bonnie Prince Charlie escape from Scotland after the defeat at the Battle of Culloden, disguising him as her maid, Betty Burke. She died in Kingsburgh, Skye, in the same bed in which Bonnie Prince Charlie had slept during his escape. Her funeral was said to have been attended by over three thousand mourners, and three hundred gallons of whisky were drunk at it.
The oldest known photograph of the #Alamo in 1849 in San Antonio, Texas. It's a daguerreotype photo. It was taken 13 years after the battle. This photograph is at the University of Texas in Austin in the center of American history../ qw