A US Marine still clutches the knife with which he killed a Japanese soldier, in background, in a duel. A moment after finishing off his adversary, a sniper’s bullet killed him. Eniwetok Atoll, 1945

A US Marine still clutches the knife with which he killed a Japanese soldier, in background, in a duel. A moment after finishing off his adversary, a sniper’s bullet killed him. Eniwetok Atoll, 1945

Cromwell Road London, 26 Jun 1906. A maid taking a break.

Cromwell Road London, 26 Jun 1906. A maid taking a break.

These illuminated tires were developed by Goodyear in 1961  Photo by Douglas Miller/Getty Images

These illuminated tires were developed by Goodyear in 1961 Photo by Douglas Miller/Getty Images

Two children in Montmartre by E.Boubat - Paris, 1948

Two children in Montmartre by E.Boubat - Paris, 1948

Horse training for the militia, Inner Mongolia, 1979. Photo by Eve Arnold

Horse training for the militia, Inner Mongolia, 1979. Photo by Eve Arnold

During the Apollo 16 mission, Charles Duke left a family photo on the moon that was enclosed in a plastic bag. April 16, 1972

During the Apollo 16 mission, Charles Duke left a family photo on the moon that was enclosed in a plastic bag. April 16, 1972

Completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad at what is now Golden Spike National Historic Site, Promontory Summit, Utah on May 10, 1869.

Completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad at what is now Golden Spike National Historic Site, Promontory Summit, Utah on May 10, 1869.

"Audrey Hepburn shopping with her pet deer “Ip” in Beverly Hills, CA, 1958."

"Audrey Hepburn shopping with her pet deer “Ip” in Beverly Hills, CA, 1958."

The PGM-11 “Redstone” - the World’s First Nuclear Missile displayed in Grand Central Station, NYC July 7, 1957

The PGM-11 “Redstone” - the World’s First Nuclear Missile displayed in Grand Central Station, NYC July 7, 1957

"The Attack of Smardan"  - The Romanian War of Independence by Nicolae Grigorescu [[MORE]]AdmiralZ:For more info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romanian_War_of_Independence

"The Attack of Smardan" - The Romanian War of Independence by Nicolae Grigorescu

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