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Soldier Tire Workers
Soldier volunteer tire workers line up with some of the huge bomber tires made at the U.S. Rubber Company plant in Los Angeles, Calif., Feb 24, 1945. The need for these tires is so great that overseas veterans were quick to volunteer for work at the plant on furlough time granted to them by the U.S. Army. They are paid regular salaries in addition to Army pay. (AP Photo)

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WWII Asia Philippine Islands Leyte U.S. Advancing
American infantrymen of the 145th regiment of the 37th division advance through the wreckage strewn courtyard of the demolished Manila City hall in Philippines on March 1, 1945, as they advance for an assault on the neighboring legislative building harboring a strong force of Japanese..Note dead Japanese in doorway, kill by machine gun fire as they tried to flee. (AP Photo)

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GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE
This is an airview of part of the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo, Cuba, on October 28, 1960. About 1,450 U.S. Marines are scheduled to go ashore for a weekend of rest and recreation from the amphibious assault ship U.S.S. Boxer. Havana officials have repeatedly claimed the United States are preparing for an invasion of Cuba. (AP Photo)

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WWII Philippines
Three of the Army nurses freed from Santo Tomas prison camp in Manila, P.I., walk from their plane after arriving in the U.S. at Hamilton Field, California on Feb. 24, 1945. From left to right: Lt. Inez V. McDonald, Tupelo, Miss.; Lt. Rosemary Hogan, of Chattanooga, Okla.; and Lt. Kathryn L. Dollason, of Eutawville, S.C. (AP Photo)

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WWII Philippines Luzon Destruction
The main Manila post office, once one of the Philippine capital’s finest buildings, is only a shell-ridden bout shell on Feb. 23, 1945. The building was wrecked because the Japanese used it as a strong-point of resistance. (AP Photo/Pool)

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U.S. Army Signal Corps

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WWII Philippines U.S. Forces
In this photo provided by the U.S. Army Signal Corps, paratroopers of the 503rd Paratroop Regiment float to the earth on the top of Corregidor as they began the American assault on "The Rock" guarding the entrance to Manila Bay, Feb. 24, 1945. Note chutes abandoned by other troopers. (AP Photo/U.S. Signal Corps)

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WWII U.S. TROOPS INVADE MANILA
U.S. mortar crews and riflemen attack Japanese entrenchments on the lawn of the presidential residence, the Malacanang Palace, in Manila, Philippines, in March 1945. (AP Photo)

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WWII: Philippines: Luzon
**Eds note: Graphic Content** An old Filipino, left destitute by war which swirled around him in Manila, takes a pair shoes off a dead Japanese soldier in the courtyard of the wrecked Manila City Hall on March 1, 1945. The Japanese were killed by machine gun fire as they tried to flee from the building. (AP Photo/Frank Filan)

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WWII: Philippines
**Eds note: Graphic Content** A wounded American soldier is carried on a litter toward a dressing station set up in the wreckage of the Manila City Hall, past the bodies of dead Japanese on March 1, 1945. The Japanese were killed when they tried to escape from the building as Americans closed in. (AP Photo/Frank Filan)

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WWII Philippines Dead Japanese Soldiers
Filipino guerrillas caught this Japanese command car on Boulevard Espana, Manila. They attacked, burned the car, and killed two of its occupants and the others were killed as they ran. A U.S. soldier is seen standing by the body of one of the dead Japanese, in Manila, Philippines, on March 1, 1945. (AP Photo)

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WWII PHILIPPINES MANILA 1945
Looking north from downtown section of the city of Manila showing wreckage and devastation on March 3, 1945. In the distance on the left is Santo Tomas, former Japanese prison camp. (AP Photo/Frank Filan)

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WWII Asia Philippine Islalnds Luzon U.S. Soldiers advancing
This is part of F Company, 145 reg. of the 37th (Ohio) Division, which fought their way into the walled city of Manila in Philippines on March 4, 1945. This is the first time the walled city has been forcibly entered since it was erected by the Spaniards in the fifteenth century. (AP Photo)

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CHARLES DIANA ENGAGEMENT
Britain's Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer, pose on the grounds of Buckingham Palace after announcing their engagement in this Feb. 24, 1981 photo. (AP Photo)

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Princess Diana

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Lady Diana and Prince Charles
Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer in the grounds of Buckingham Palace after the announcement of their engagement in London on Feb. 24, 1981. (AP Photo/Ron Bell/Pool)

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WWII Philippines
Lt. Edith W. Shacklette, Army nurse from St. Petersburg, Fla., was the first heroine of Bataan and Corregidor to put foot on American soil at Hamilton Field, California on Feb. 24, 1945 as the first plane -- there were three -- landed with a portion of the 68 Army nurses and one Red Cross worker. (AP Photo/Clarence Hamm)

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Leon Trotsky

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MOSCOW LEON TROTSKY
Leon Trotsky, founder and leader of the Red Army, stands on a tank and addresses troops during the fifth anniversary celebrations of the Russian Red Army, in Moscow, Russia, Feb. 24, 1923. (AP Photo)

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Tallulah Bankhead

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Tallulah Returns From London 1925
Actress Tallulah Bankhead is shown as she returns from London where she appeared on stage in "The Creaking Chair," Feb. 24, 1925. (AP Photo)

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King Amanullah Khan + 1

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Germany King Amanullah
King Amanullah Khan of Afghanistan walks in the streets of Berlin, Feb. 24, 1928, with his wife Queen Souriya. King Amanullah is on an official visit to Germany. (AP Photo)

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Cock Fighting
Officers of the S P.C.A. officers demonstrating in the barn how cook-fights were staged near Goschen, New York on Feb. 24, 1930. Over a hundred people were arrested in America, and, after giving fictitious names and leaving behind 10 dollars for bail, were released after they were trapped in one of the biggest cock-fighting raids of recent years. Twenty State-troopers guided by three S.P.C.A. agents raided the century old Rogers Barn near Goschen, New York, where they found cock-fighting in full swing. (AP Photo)

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Gypsies
Women mourn at the funeral of Carlos, Gypsy King, who was murdered at Noyen, France, in a tribal feud. Grief-stricken Gypsies follow the cortege to the grave in France, Feb. 24, 1933. (AP Photo)

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Prince August Wilhelm

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Berlin Prince August Wilhelm
Fourth son of ex-Kaiser Wilhelm, Prince August Wilhelm, centre, collecting money for Nazi storm troopers, in Berlin, Germany, Feb. 24, 1934. (AP Photo)

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The Dust Bowl Kansas 1935
This picture shows a barrier erected to keep back snowdrifts nearly covered by dust, Feb. 24, 1935, Colby, Ks. Piles of dust were scattered across Kansas and neighboring states when a storm subsided after blowing, while sun shone and the temperature was high. (AP Photo)

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WWII Hitler Youth
Adolf Hitler's Nazi campaign includes the indoctrination of children in Berlin, Feb. 24, 1936. The boys are trained for future military service and the girls to be obedient hausfraus. Here a group of boys proudly march beneath Nazi standards. (AP Photo)

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ADOLF HITLER

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1936 Winter Olympics
German Chancellor Adolf Hitler waves to a crowd from an open car as he leaves the ice skating stadium following pairs competition at the Winter Olympic Games in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, Feb. 24, 1936. (AP Photo)

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