Original caption: “These Yank airmen beam broadly as they look out from their bomber, following their arrival at Bradley Field, Windsor Lock, Conneticut, May 22, on a flight from Europe. In their bomber “Hell Hen,” they helped to bomb Germany out of the war.” Press Association, 1945
Original caption: “The U.S. Marines salute the U.S. Coast Guard after the fury of battle had subsided and the Japanese on Guam had been defeated. “They (the Coast Guard) Put Us Here and We Intend To Stay” is the way the Marines felt about it., Circa August 1944
Military veterans observe a moment of silence aboard the decomissioned aircraft carrier USS Midway to honor the fallen heroes of World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Desert Storm and the troops currently serving in support of the Global War on Terrorism. Dated May 28, 2005.
Human Statue of Liberty – 18,000 Officers and Men at Camp Dodge, Des Moines, IA, September 1918
Sarah Kaplan was a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army Medical Corps. She served as a nurse under General Patton in the Battle of the Bulge.
Joseph Ambrose, an 86-year-old World War I veteran, attends the dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in 1982. He is holding the flag that covered the casket of his son, who was killed in the Korean War.
Disabled Veteran, Circa 1943
On this Veterans Day, I’m very grateful to the men and women who have served our nation. Freedom isn’t free and comes at a great price. Your service and sacrifice to our country is appreciated. You are truly American heroes!