Portrait of Captain Edward Camden: Volusia County, Florida
Local call number: Rc11574 Title: Portrait of Captain Edward Camden: Volusia County, Florida Date: April 1917 Physical descrip: 1 photoprint; b&w; 10 x 8 in. General note: He put on his Civil War veteran's uniform and tried to register for the draft on the first day of World War I. Series Title: Reference collection Repository: State Library and Archives of Florida, 500 S. Bronough St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250 USA. Contact: 850.245.6700. Archives@dos.state.fl.us Persistent URL…
R.M.S. TITANIC Photo: Baby Millvina with mother Georgette
Baby Millvina in 1912 with her mother Georgette. Millvina was 9-weeks-old when the Titanic sank. She was the last Titanic survivor, passing away 31st May 2009 at 97.
Top 10 Ghost Ships - Listverse
I was inspired to write this list because I am in the Navy and have spent a lot of time at sea. Although most of the time it is quite boring, I have had the opportunity to see some beautiful, amazing and sometimes strange things. Finding an abandoned Catamaran in the middle of the Atlantic with no signs of life on board apart from some recently caught fish, and finding a 100 year old buoy that had been drifting undiscovered for decades are two that come to my mind right now.
One of my (and your) favourite posts is soldiers sleeping in World War One; today, more of these touching wartime moments of peace. Paul Schutzer, LIFE © Time Inc. Exhausted American Marines sleep in a train after intense fighting in the Vietnam War, 1965. Source © IWM (NA 1326) British troops sleep in a trench in Tunisia, c. 1942. Source © IWM (A 4207) A gun crew aboard a battleship catch some sleep while they can, WWII. Source George Strock, LIFE © Time Inc. Soldiers sleep in a crowded…
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