WORLD’S FIRST BLACK PILOT: Ahmet Ali Çelikten While many black people were still being treated as slaves or worse, Ottoman Muslim Air Forces member Ahmet Ali Efendi was the first black pilot of the world.
WWI US Army Soldier Carries Child over Bombed River Elbe Bridge. Captain J McMahon, of the U. Army, carrying a child over a bombed bridge at the River Elbe, Tangemunde. The bridge was blown up by retreating German troops.
Real-life Grave of the Fireflies: Stoic Japanese orphan, standing at attention having brought his dead younger brother to a cremation pyre, Nagasaki, by American photographer, Joe O’Donnell 1945 (One of the many sad things about war.
During the US continued fielding horse cavalry units and practice training.The last horse Army cavalry charge took place against Japanese forces during fighting in Bataan in the village of Morong on 16 Jan by the Cavalry Regiment of the Philippine Scouts.
"Burial at sea for the officers and men of the USS Intrepid who lost their lives when the carrier was hit by Japanese bombs during operations in the Philippines." By Lt. Barrett Gallagher, November 1944 Visions of a World Lost