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SAUERWEIN: @Google #Ethnocentrism #Land the Europeans arrived in the New World, this began 5 centuries of devastation for the original inhabitants of the continent (Fitzgerald pg.114, 2014) Europeans came to the New World and treated the Native Americans unjustly. They thought of the Native Americans as violent people, but they were just protecting what was theirs. #NewWorld #Indians #Hierarchy

SAUERWEIN: @Google #Ethnocentrism #Land the Europeans arrived in the New World, this began 5 centuries of devastation for the original inhabitants of the continent (Fitzgerald pg.114, 2014) Europeans came to the New World and treated the Native Americans unjustly. They thought of the Native Americans as violent people, but they were just protecting what was theirs. #NewWorld #Indians #Hierarchy

This is why I say history is so important to know. To appreciate what we have, we have to know where we've been.

This is why I say history is so important to know. To appreciate what we have, we have to know where we've been.

WWII US Medal of Freedom Recipient: The White Mouse, Nancy Wake (1912 - 2011)

WWII US Medal of Freedom Recipient: The White Mouse, Nancy Wake (1912 - 2011)

Nancy Wake, ‘White Mouse’ of World War II. The Gestapo called her “The White Mouse” for the way she deftly avoided their traps. Nancy Wake, was one of the most effective and cunning British agents working in German-occupied France during World War II.

This captures the horrors of WWI perfectly.  As we approach the hundredth anniversary we would do well to remember.

This captures the horrors of WWI perfectly. As we approach the hundredth anniversary we would do well to remember.

Historical Military Uniforms from the last 1,000 years (good medieval sampling):

Military kit through the ages: from the Battle of Hastings to Helmand

Historical Military Uniforms from the last 1,000 years (good medieval sampling):

The famous photo of the Iwo Jima flag raising, 1945. At the time of this particular assembly the Marine on the far right was misidentified. He has since been correctly identified as Cpl. Harlon Block, not Hansen.

The famous photo of the Iwo Jima flag raising, 1945. At the time of this particular assembly the Marine on the far right was misidentified. He has since been correctly identified as Cpl. Harlon Block, not Hansen.

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