A sky trooper from the Cavalry Division keeps track of the time he has left on his short time helmet, while participating in Operation Pershing, near Bong Son during the Vietnam War, 1968 (Frank Moffitt)
BEGINNING OF WWI in 1914 (bloodstained coat of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, assassinated in triggered WWI, from this one man and traveled down a thousand veins of alliances, to millions dead, frozen and starved. It's one hell of a coat)
For many soldiers, Zippos became canvases for self-expression. Engraved by local artisans, there are literally hundreds of such examples carrying messages of anger, self-confidence, hopelessness and regret.
The Sailor and the nurse from the D-Day kiss picture in Times Square. Fun Fact- the sailor didn't come forward because he was married at the time of the kiss!