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thepenguinpress:

Quick fact: It cost the Smithsonian $58 million dollars to restore the flag that inspired “The Star-Spangled Banner.”
 
peerintothepast:

A U.S. Marine with a dog in Vietnam. life.time.com
centreforaviation:

Douglas TBD torpedo bomber taxiing to parking area aboard the aircraft carrier USS Entrprise (CV-6). 1941 (1280x858)
kpdawes:

Civil War soldier, with pistol.
thecivilwarparlor:

Atlanta, Ga. Federal officers standing in front of house in 1864. 
Credit: George N. Barnard / Library of Congress

I want to talk Civil War with someone! Anyone want to be my Civil War chat buddy?

youngbuck753:

Mother Russia!
creamxbrulee:

Doing history junk in Philly with @steven_spevak 🏤🔔💕 #me#personal #philly #philadelphia #independencehall #history (at Independence Hall)
mlapida:

For some reason I can never get enough of these Chernobyl pictures. I’m not completely sure why, but the entire situation fascinates me. I’d love to photograph an abandon industrial complex like this.
(via Gerd Ludwig’s “Long Shadow of Chernobyl” project - The Big Picture - Boston.com)

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