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Overseas men welcomed home. Parade in honor of returned fighters passing the Public Library, New York City, 1917 - ca.

German Aviator Lt. Josef Mai, recipient of the Iron Cross (first and second class) who during the Great War was credited with 30 aerial victories. He fought during the German offensive for Paris, and fought around Warsaw on the Eastern Front in 1915. Later fighting on the Western Front would have him involved with dogfights during both the Battle of Verdun and Battle of the Somme. During World War II, he was a flight instructor for the Luftwaffe. He died in 1982, at the age of 94.

Josef Mai, recipient of the Iron Cross (first and second class) who during the Great War was credited with 30 aerial victories. He fought during the German offensive for Paris, and fought around Warsaw on the Eastern Front in 1915

April 1915, the Bagot Wedding. The groom, Acting Sergeant John Frederick Bagot married his bride Eileen Dubois Ive in April of 1915.  During the Great War, he would rise to the rank of Captain in November of 1917. He returned to Australia, and his wife, in February 1919.

April the Bagot Wedding. The groom, Acting Sergeant John Frederick Bagot married his bride Eileen Dubois Ive in April of During the Great War, he would rise to the rank of Captain in November of He returned to Australia, and his wife, in February

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One of the first shipments of whole blood from the American Red Cross in Nebraska on its way to Korea, 1950

Former prisoners liberated from the Dachau Concentration Camp cheer at the raising of the Stars and Stripes, April 1945.

Former prisoners liberated from the Dachau Concentration Camp cheer at the raising of the Stars and Stripes, April

TSgt Anglin, wounded in action during the Pearl Harbor attack, holding up the piece of shrapnel that had been removed from his arm/8 Dec 1941

The caption reads, "Technical Sergeant Anglin was wounded in action." Anglin is seen here holding up a piece of shrapnel removed from his arm. From the Claude Larkin Collection at the Marine Corps Archives and Special Collections OFFICIAL USMC PHOTOGRAPH

Americans on parade in Paris

Americans on parade in Paris

A victim of Nordhausen, c. 1945

A victim of Nordhausen, c.

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