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Proud of you daii True Gurkha, RIP Dillisher Limbu, said: ‘My wife and I are immensely proud of our only beloved son who has sacrificed his life for the good of others.

Proud of you daii True Gurkha, RIP Dillisher Limbu, said: ‘My wife and I are immensely proud of our only beloved son who has sacrificed his life for the good of others.

Group of all ranks 2/2 Gurkhas, 9th Gurkhas and 6th Jats who have received honours or been mentioned in dispatches in this war [St Floris, France]. Photographer: H. D. Girdwood. Date: 23 Jul 1915

Group of all ranks 2/2 Gurkhas, 9th Gurkhas and 6th Jats who have received honours or been mentioned in dispatches in this war [St Floris, France]. Photographer: H. D. Girdwood. Date: 23 Jul 1915

Group of all ranks 2/2 Gurkhas, 9th Gurkhas and 6th Jats who have received honours or been mentioned in dispatches in this war [St Floris, France]. Photographer: H. D. Girdwood.  Reference: Photo 24/(69)   From the Girdwood Collection held by the British Library. This image is part of the Europeana Collections 1914-1918   Date: 23 Jul 1915.

Group of all ranks 2/2 Gurkhas, 9th Gurkhas and 6th Jats who have received honours or been mentioned in dispatches in this war [St Floris, France]. Photographer: H. D. Girdwood. Reference: Photo 24/(69) From the Girdwood Collection held by the British Library. This image is part of the Europeana Collections 1914-1918 Date: 23 Jul 1915.

Group of 2/2 Gurkhas who have not been absent from duty since the beginning of the war [near Merville, France]. Photographer: H. D. Girdwood.  Reference: Photo 24/(138)   From the Girdwood Collection held by the British Library. This image is part of the Europeana Collections 1914-1918   Date: 26 Jul 1915.

Group of 2/2 Gurkhas who have not been absent from duty since the beginning of the war [near Merville, France]. Photographer: H. D. Girdwood. Reference: Photo 24/(138) From the Girdwood Collection held by the British Library. This image is part of the Europeana Collections 1914-1918 Date: 26 Jul 1915.

Group of six officers & men 1/4th Gurkhas who have received honours or been mentioned in dispatches in this war, with a French Red Cross surgeon who was till recently a prisoner in German [Le Sart, France]. Photographer: H. D. Girdwood.  Reference: Photo 24/(100)   From the Girdwood Collection held by the British Library. This image is part of the Europeana Collections 1914-1918   Date: 24 Jul 1915.

Group of six officers & men 1/4th Gurkhas who have received honours or been mentioned in dispatches in this war, with a French Red Cross surgeon who was till recently a prisoner in German [Le Sart, France]. Photographer: H. D. Girdwood. Reference: Photo 24/(100) From the Girdwood Collection held by the British Library. This image is part of the Europeana Collections 1914-1918 Date: 24 Jul 1915.

Gurkhas at War: The editors – who travelled 5,000 miles to rescue material from surviving soldiers – provide a thorough introduction to Gurkha culture, a historical overview of each campaign fought, and record some of the peculiarities of their encounters with these most resilient of soldiers.

Gurkhas at War: The editors – who travelled 5,000 miles to rescue material from surviving soldiers – provide a thorough introduction to Gurkha culture, a historical overview of each campaign fought, and record some of the peculiarities of their encounters with these most resilient of soldiers.

Stefan Tomaszewski, 11-years old Polish volunteer soldier during the Warsaw Uprising, August 1944, Warsaw, Poland

Stefan Tomaszewski, 11-years old Polish volunteer soldier during the Warsaw Uprising, August 1944, Warsaw, Poland

Types of infantry used by the Ancient Greeks The hoplite was a heavy infantryman, the central focus of warfare in Ancient Greece that fought in tight formation. The Ekdromos (plural Ekdromoi) was the name of the Greek light hoplites that could break away from tight formation and chase or fend off enemy peltasts. A peltast was a type of light infantry in Ancient Greece who often...

Types of infantry used by the Ancient Greeks The hoplite was a heavy infantryman, the central focus of warfare in Ancient Greece that fought in tight formation. The Ekdromos (plural Ekdromoi) was the name of the Greek light hoplites that could break away from tight formation and chase or fend off enemy peltasts. A peltast was a type of light infantry in Ancient Greece who often...

If there's one thing Sara Ginaite-Rubinson, 85. is adamant about, it's that she is not a hero. As a Holocaust survivor and part of an anti-Nazi resistant group, she's often classified as a hero. "I don't think a survivor is a hero. A hero is a person who tried and didn't survive. To survive was accidental; it was pure luck. This is the reality of the Holocaust," she recalls.

If there's one thing Sara Ginaite-Rubinson, 85. is adamant about, it's that she is not a hero. As a Holocaust survivor and part of an anti-Nazi resistant group, she's often classified as a hero. "I don't think a survivor is a hero. A hero is a person who tried and didn't survive. To survive was accidental; it was pure luck. This is the reality of the Holocaust," she recalls.

Kady Brownell ~ one of 250 women who fought in the Civil War. When the Civil War began, Brownell’s soon-to-be husband, Robert Brownell, enlisted in the 1st Rhode Island Infantry; Brownell was determined to join him. Rhode Island Governor William Sprague accepted her into his unit.

Kady Brownell ~ one of 250 women who fought in the Civil War. When the Civil War began, Brownell’s soon-to-be husband, Robert Brownell, enlisted in the 1st Rhode Island Infantry; Brownell was determined to join him. Rhode Island Governor William Sprague accepted her into his unit.

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