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Past Flu Remedies: Under the advice everyone should eat three oranges a day, gratefully accept your vitamin C 'rations' (1940) (Getty)

Probably the best picture I've ever seen of planes and ships during WW II. Wow.

Middleham Castle, Richard III's favorite castle: he spent his childhood years here under the wardship of Richard Neville, the Earl of Warwick. Richard married Warwick's daughter Anne Neville.

from Mail Online

By Claire Cohen for MailOnline

Tower Bridge (built 1886–1894) a combined bascule + suspension bridge in London which crosses the River Thames. Close to the Tower of London, from which it takes its name, it has become an iconic symbol of London. Officially opened 30.6.1894 by The Prince of Wales (the future King Edward VII), and his wife, Alexandra, Princess of Wales. shown here in 1893.

20th century/post WWII art flash cards.

from HubPages

Was Henry VIII Lancastrian? His Father Was a Beaufort, So What Did Henry Do? He Tried to Marry One, Then He Married Two.

This portrait of Elizabeth I of England by an unknown artist (circa 1580) hangs…

Lee Miller in her days as a fashion model.

British. A Careless talk poster, illustrated with civilian and armed forces headgear, with the slogan ‘The more information you keep under your hat' (trilby hat) and the caption ‘the safer he'll be under his' (steel helmet). As with many Careless talk posters, the images focus on the head area, indicating whatever knowledge was contained in the head, it should be kept there.

from the Guardian

Shaped by War: Photographs by Don McCullin

Don McCullin is one of the greatest war photographers. This is just one of many, many of his images. They are stunning.