California 1950 - A soldier leans out of a train to kiss a woman goodbye. --- click the image to see more "Powerful Vintage Photos of Soldiers Kissing Their Loved Ones" @ My Modern Metropolis. I'm just a sucker for vintage kissing pictures.
Way to go best bud helping out your friend's short sweet heart! Picture shows a woman (Martha O'Driscoll) Kissing a soldier good-bye before leaving for WWII. She is being held up by another soldier and kissing a boy through the back of a truck.
ON A crowded railway platform, two soldiers hoist a woman on their shoulders so she can kiss her sweetheart goodbye. Or perhaps she was the man's sister, saying a last goodbye as he was shipped off to the Second World War.
WORLD WAR I: African American infantryman posing in front of the American flag. Isn't it sad that throughout the history of photography striking black American images say, "Unidentified African American"? Wasn't the country built by them too?
"Rhineland Bastards", derogatory term for the mixed raced children born after WWI of German mothers and African soldiers occupying Germany. In Nazis began forced sterilization of some 400 mixed raced African-German children residing in the Rhineland.
Claim The original model for the Statue of Liberty was a black woman, but the design was changed to appease white Americans who would not accept an African-American Liberty. "the stone that the builder refused"
Russian soldiers preparing for the Battle of Kursk, July 1943 Image credits: Shirak Karapetyan-Milshtein - photograph was created in for a photo competition. It is based on archive photos from the war in Russia in