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An Afghan shepherd calls to his children in November 2001.

picturedept: “ Photojournalist Robert Nickelsberg has been covering Afghanistan since when the mujahideen were fighting to expel Soviet troops. In Afghanistan: A Distant War, his images tell the.

What a beautiful American soldier

What a beautiful soldier! “Seeing how women are treated [in Afghanistan] was sad. In the villages, I’d take my helmet off to show I’m a woman and I’m respected, and that women do have worth.

sorrow........It happens far more often than we care to think about: American soldiers coming home in flag-draped coffins to mourning loved ones, but an AP photographer was there to grab this particular heartbreaking scene.  Here, Ashley Edens is seen collapsing on the coffin of her late 22-year-old husband Army Spc. Jason K. Edens as his body arrived in Nashville, TN

One Single Picture To Remind Us What's Still Going On In Afghanistan

Thank You to all the men and women who sacrifice and serve our country for our freedom! PHOTO: The Untold Story Behind Every Casualty Of War - Never forget the sacrifices our military and family make every day. This is the ultimate sacrifice.

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Arriving in France on D-Day - Landing on the coast of France under heavy Nazi machine gun fire are these American soldiers, shown just as they left the ramp of a Coast Guard landing boat, June

Ah yes, Canada and Denmark's epic battle for Hans Island.    Hans Island is not far from Greenland's coast, and Canada and Denmark have been fighting over it for years.    War ships from both sides patrol the area; when they encounter each other they...show their flags.  When the soldiers leave the ships they...take the other side's flag down and raise their own.  Sometimes they leave a bottle of whiskey too.    Quite possibly the tamest war ever, despite America and Sweden's encouragement.

Ah yes, Canada and Denmark's epic battle for Hans Island. Hans Island is the smallest of three islands not far from Greenland's coast, and Canada and Denmark have been fighting over it for years.

Dubbed the "forgotten war" because it never captured the imagination of America, the Korean conflict nevertheless was an event of profound significance for American society. The Korean War marked the first time that black and white Americans fought side by side in an integrated army.

Dubbed the "forgotten war , the Korean conflict nevertheless was an event of profound significance for American society. The Korean War marked the first time that black and white Americans fought side by side in an integrated army.

American GI WWII, 1943. I can imagine my father, member of 82nd Airborne in North Africa, looking like this.

American GI WWII, member of Airborne in North Africa, looking like this.

I think I cried a litt- a lot I cried a lot D,: this is so beautiful

I am legit crying, guys and that doesn't happen often so sad

I can't even begin to explain how much it means to me for all they do for us. So many people take them for granted but they fight for us and give their lives for our country they deserve so much more than they get. So I just want to say thank you to all veterans for everything you do and have done for us!!!!! And thank you God! Destiny

To all veterans out there past and present, thank you for the sacrifices you've made so I can live in a free country. God bless you and God bless America!

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