Thematic Pictures, 7 December 2015 (Winning The Battle)

Winning the Battle to the Shark!. Flickr - Jimmy Baikovicius.

Winning the Battle to the Shark!. Flickr – Jimmy Baikovicius.

Medal of Honor - SSG Salvatore Giunta - United States Army. Reluctant hero becomes first living Medal of Honor recipient since Vietnam. Flickr - U.S. Army.

Medal of Honor – SSG Salvatore Giunta – United States Army. Reluctant hero becomes first living Medal of Honor recipient since Vietnam. Flickr – U.S. Army.

07 Sep 1965, Qui Nhon, South Vietnam --- In this Pulitzer Prize winning photo, A Vietnamese mother and her children wade across a river, fleeing a bombing raid on Qui Nhon by United States aircraft.  The raid was organized to knock out Viet Cong snipers in the village who were firing on United States Marines. Women and children were warned to leave the village before the bombs began to fall. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS. Flickr - BE001076.

07 Sep 1965, Qui Nhon, South Vietnam — In this Pulitzer Prize winning photo, A Vietnamese mother and her children wade across a river, fleeing a bombing raid on Qui Nhon by United States aircraft. The raid was organized to knock out Viet Cong snipers in the village who were firing on United States Marines. Women and children were warned to leave the village before the bombs began to fall. — Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS. Flickr – BE001076.

Murray brothers take on the French at the Davis Cup doubles (and win!).

Murray brothers take on the French at the Davis Cup doubles (and win!).

Flickr - Bjørn Heidenstrøm.jpg

Flickr – Bjørn Heidenstrøm.jpg

This is a 1914-15 Star - a campaign medal awarded during the Great Wa. r - and it belonged to some one who never got the opportunity to collect it, being killed on the first day of battle. Flickr - Pete.

This is a 1914-15 Star – a campaign medal awarded during the Great War – and it belonged to some one who never got the opportunity to collect it, being killed on the first day of battle. Flickr – Pete.

Flickr - F Delventhal.

Flickr – F Delventhal.

 

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