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"Audie Leon Murphy (June 20, 1924 – May 28, 1971) was a highly decorated and famous soldier. Through LIFE magazine's July 16, 1945 issue ("Most Decorated Soldier"/cover photo), he became one the most famous soldiers of World War II and widely regarded as the most decorated American soldier of the war."
Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849) - Find A Grave...
Composer, Pianist. The Romantic movement's Poet of the Piano. Chopin was unique among the world's great composers in writing almost exclusively for that instrument, bringing it to new heights of expressiveness. His harmonic and rhythmic daring, united with unforgettable melodies, had a profound influence on Western...
Another absolutely excellent view of the late 1910's suits. Removable Club Collars, Derby hat, ticket pocket, pocket watch, this one's got it all! (Is it just me, or does the fellow on the right look a lot like FDR?)
The last WWII soldier: didn't surrender until 1974! I remember reading about this in People magazine. His mom was still alive at the time and the photo of she and him were enough to make you cry.
“Let any normally healthy woman who is ordinarily strong screw up her courage and tackle a bucking bronco, and she will find the most fascinating pastime in the field of feminine athletic endeavor. There is nothing to compare, to increase the joy of living, and once accomplished, she’ll have more real fun than any pink tea or theater party or ballroom ever yielded.” -May Lillie, 1907
Giants In The Land: 10 Texans: Part 1
Lawman Frank Hamer when he was a 24-year old City Marshal in Navasota, Texas. He would gain fame years later as the Texas Ranger who got Bonnie and Clyde.: