Frankfurt, Germany, 1959: Actor Jack Lemmon (top) and screenwriter I.A.L. Diamond walk up the steps to board the plane at Rhein-Main airport. They — together with director Billy Wilder — stopped over briefly at the Frankfurt airport en route from Berlin to Zurich, Switzerland, on a tour promoting their new movie “Some Like It Hot,” in which Lemmon co-stars with Marilyn Monroe and Tony Curtis.
Dong Ap Bia, Vietnam, Aug. 4, 1969: From left, Pvt. Ed Hayes, 28, and Pfc. Charles Dobard, 26, in front of a bunker fortification on top of Hill 937 of Dong Ap Bia, better known to Americans as Hamburger Hill.
Nui Ba Den, Vietnam, October 1969: Troops install RPG wire as a Huey helicopter takes off of the helipad behind them atop Nui Ba Den. The wire fragments enemy RPGs fired at bunkers and was installed all throughout the outpost.
While Friends of Louisville Public Art acknowledges Castleman's Confederate ties, they argue that he later renounced his allegiance to the Confederacy. Castleman later served as a brigadier general in the U.S. Army.
For nine months during the Civil War, a regiment of Black soldiers guarded confederate prisoners on what is now the Rock Island Arsenal. For the past 30 years, Rock Island’s Shellie Moore Guy has been researching and accumulating history on those soldiers.
Karmah, Iraq, April 30, 2005: Iraqi Security Forces from the 2nd Battalion, Muthanna Brigade, hoist a 23 mm anti-aircraft weapon unearthed in a yard on the grounds of the Ibraheen Ali Alhasoon Mosque in Karmah, Iraq.
Dutch military veterans, sent as UN peacekeepers to defend the Bosnian enclave of Srebrenica in 1995, have received an apology from Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte for being sent in with insufficient firepower and manpower to defend against the more heavily armed Bosnian Serb forces.