Category: america

🇺🇸 Wieland Norris of Rolling Hills, Californ…

🇺🇸 Wieland Norris of Rolling Hills, California, who fell in 1970. Today would have been his birthday. He is the younger brother of legendary actor Chuck Norris. [Source: Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund] #usa #army #america #nam #vietnamwar #1970 #chucknorris #history #war

🇺🇸 “The Glorious Fourth” by Mort Kunstler. G…

🇺🇸 “The Glorious Fourth” by Mort Kunstler. Grant celebrating the capture of Vicksburg on July 4th, 1863. #history #usa #america #4thofjuly

🇺🇸 Troops of the 325th Glider Infantry movin…

🇺🇸 Troops of the 325th Glider Infantry moving through the fog to a new position. Battle of the Bulge. [US Army photograph] #usarmy #army #ww2 #wwii #history #usa #america

🇺🇸 Culpeper, Va. Generals of the Army of the…

🇺🇸 Culpeper, Va. Generals of the Army of the Potomac: Gouverneur K. Warren, William H. French, George G. Meade, Henry J. Hunt, Andrew A. Humphreys, George Sykes. August, 1863. [Library of Congress] #history #civilwar #usa #army #america

🇺🇸One year ago today, we lost this great war…

🇺🇸One year ago today, we lost this great warrior. RIP General Hal Moore (1922-2017) #usa #america #usarmy #army #halmoore

🇺🇸 First Lt. Alonzo Cushing (L) with fellow …

🇺🇸 First Lt. Alonzo Cushing (L) with fellow officers of the 4th Artillery in a picture taken sometime between 1860 and 1863. Cushing received the Medal of Honor posthumously in 2014 by President Barack Obama.

Cushing was killed on July 3, 1863, during the Battle of Gettysburg. Cushing defending the Union position on Cemetery Ridge against Pickett’s Charge, a major Confederate thrust that was repelled by Union forces. Though severely wounded, his actions helped made it possible for the Union Army to repel the assault. [U.S. National Archives/Mathew Brady] #war #history #civilwar #usa #america #westpoint #union #army #usarmy

My mother gave me this for xmas. She didn’t ev…

My mother gave me this for xmas. She didn’t even know I had been eyeballing this biography for weeks. She got it because Stonewall and her are from the same town, Clarksburg, West Virginia. (Virginia at the time of Stonewall’s birth obv). #war #history #usa #america #civilwar #stonewall #jackson #westvirginia #wv #almostheaven

🔥Zippo Mission, Vietnam War. #war #history #v…

🔥Zippo Mission, Vietnam War. #war #history #vietnamwar #nam #60s #1960s #usa #america #vintage #zippo

🇺🇸 US Army tunnel rat Melvin Sherrell, KIA i…

🇺🇸 US Army tunnel rat Melvin Sherrell, KIA in South Vietnam on December 13, 1966. #war #history #vintage #vietnamwar #nam #1960s #60s #1966 #gun #guns #usarmy #army #usa #america

🇺🇸 USMC LCpl William G. Cox emerging from a …

🇺🇸 USMC LCpl William G. Cox emerging from a Viet Cong tunnel discovered on the Batangan Peninsula, Quang Ngai Province, South Vietnam. When mapped, it was over 158 yards long and two levels deep. #war #history #vietnamwar #nam #usa #america #60s #1960s #pistol #gun #guns #vintage #warhistory #military #marines #usmc