Beleaguered US troops during the Battle of Chosin Reservoir.
African-American soldiers of the American Punitive Expedition sent after Pancho Villa in 1916, captured by Constitutionalist troops following a skirmish. Although The Constitutionalists were fighting against Villa as well, Pres. Carranza viewed the American incursion as an affront to Mexican sovereignty and leading to a rather three-sides campaign.
These are soldiers belong to the 10th Cavalry Regiment. The 9th and 10th Cavalry Regiment were some of the regular, segregated units in the US Armed Forces at the time. Both the 9th and the 10th Cavalry Regiment have a long regimental history reaching back to the post-Civil War Indian Wars.
The soldiers in the photograph were captured during the battle of Carrizal and this photograph presumably shows them in El Paso, Texas where they were released on July 1st, 1916.
Irish Volunteers at a training camp in 1915. While numbering over 100,000 prior to World War I, which most of the members joining the National Volunteers to serve with the British, a small core of committed members remained in Ireland preparing for their bid for freedom.
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"You see, in this world there’s two kinds of people, my friend: Those with loaded guns and those who dig. You dig."
Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo (1966), dir. Sergio Leone.
"Mark", a British carrier dog, is loaded up with drum magazines for a Lewis Gun during training in the UK during World War II.