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Madrid, Spain, May 1962: Actor Cesar Romero — sporting a beard for his upcoming movie “Valley of the Swords” with Broderick Crawford, Frankie Avalon and Linda Darnell — relaxes during an interview. Romero’s film credits include the original “Ocean’s Eleven” and “Donovan’s Reef,” but many TV fans remember him as The Joker in the Batman series.
Sailor killed at Pearl Harbor to be reinterred in Iowa
John Mark Mulick Jr. was one of 429 crew members on the USS Oklahoma when it sank during the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. On Saturday at Calvary Cemetery in Elma, Iowa, Mulick will be reinterred.
Otto Strasser in Frankfurt, 1955
Frankfurt, Germany, March 18, 1955: Otto Strasser, a 1920s Nazi colleague of Adolf Hitler, talks to reporters at the Frankfurt airport upon his return from an exile that began in 1933 when he broke with Hitler. Strasser, who had been living in Nova Scotia under an assumed name, said he planned to return to politics on a platform backing a reunified, neutral Germany.

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Fort D.A. Russell Days brings Buffalo Soldiers’ history to life at F.E. Warren AFB
This weekend, Fred Applewhite and his fellow reenactors are teaching visitors of all ages about the Buffalo Soldiers, the more than 200,000 African-American servicemen who fought during the Civil War in all of the African-American regiments formed in 1866 (aka the 9th and 10th Cavalry and the 38th, 39th, 40th and 41st Infantry regiments).
World War II sailor gets funeral in Idaho after 80 years
Boatswain's Mate First Class Arnold M. Nielsen died on Dec. 7, 1941, along with 428 fellow U.S. Navy sailors and U.S. Marines aboard the battleship USS Oklahoma when it capsized after suffering multiple torpedo hits during the infamous Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Carlos Santana in Frankfurt, 1981
Frankfurt, Germany, Nov. 1, 1981: Guitarist Carlos Santana acknowledges the audience’s applause during his show at Frankfurt’s Alte Oper.
The crowd goes wild, 2004
Wiesbaden Army Airfield, Germany, May 6, 2004: The crowd gets into the music during a Charlie Daniels Band concert at the Wiesbaden Army Airfield, in Wiesbaden, Germany.
Baghdad International Airport, 2004
Baghdad, Iraq, Jan. 27, 2004: Soldiers keep an eye on the water level as their Humvee rolls through a deep puddle at Baghdad International Airport.
Confederate bust to be removed from Tennessee Capitol
A decadeslong effort to remove a bust of a Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader from the Tennessee Capitol cleared its final hurdle Thursday, with state leaders approving the final vote needed to allow the statue to be relocated to a museum.
Working in the ‘Hush House,’ 2006
Ramstein Air Base, Germany, February 2006: Airmen at Ramstein Air Base in Germany work on a C-130 prop engine inside the base’s “Hush House.” The facility allows aircraft mechanics to test engines at any time of the day because the building’s insulation reduces noise to the outside.

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