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Saturday Open Thread

The Royal Fusiliers resting before entering the line at the Battle of Mons. The battle has attained a mythic status for the British heroism.

— ClassicPics (@History_Pics) September 9, 2017

Tuesday Open Thread 

Officer of the Austri-Hungarian Albanian Legion (1917)

Saturday Open Thread

Elephant Mounted Machine Gun, c. WW 1.

— History In Pictures (@HistoryInPix) September 1, 2017

Real Warriors > Social Justice Warriors

J.R. Salzman is a blogger and wounded Iraq War veteran. Yesterday he wrote a series of tweets in regards to President Trump’s ban on transgenders serving in the military, which I have converted to text. I believe this should be read by anyone who wants to understand the issue.

I served in Iraq in […]

Thursday Open Thread 

Canadian Cpl Bob Roberts runs into a 20th c. Potsdam Giant while taking surrenders shortly after D-Day.

Thursday Open Thread 

Red Army soldiers training on mooseback in the 1930s. No word on where the squirrel was.

Monday Open Thread 

US Marine… Khe San Vietnam… February 1968

Thursday Open Thread 

A Maori battalion performs a haka…Egypt 1941

Sunday Open Thread 

Armour of a cuirasse du carabinier holed by a cannonball at the battle of Waterloo

Thursday Open Thread 

Boeing B-17G Wee-Willie 42-31333 LG-W, 323th squadron of 91st bombing group, over Kranenburg, Germany, after port wing blown off by flak. Only the pilot, Lieutenant Robert E. Fuller, and one crewmember survived.