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Filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl looks through the lens of a large camera prior to filming the 1934 Nuremberg Rally in Germany. The footage would be composed into the 1935 film "Triumph of the Will", later hailed as one of the best propaganda films in history.  (LOC)

German filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl filming the Nazi Party rally in Nürnberg, Germany, Sep 1934

Gene Kelly filming Singin' in the Rain, 1952.

Gene Kelly filming Singin' in the Rain, Did you know he had a fever while filming this? Talk about dedication.

U.S. soldiers sightseeing in the Coliseum as they take a much needed rest after hard fight preceding entry into Rome. 1944

WWII U.S. Soldiers Sightseeing in Coliseum in Rome, Italy Original Press Photo

soldiers sightseeing in the Coliseum as they take a much needed rest after hard fight preceding entry into Rome.

Air power in late 1930s, the dream come true through rearmament policy under Nazi

Air power in late the dream come true through rearmament policy under Nazi

The 101st Airborne’s Brigadier General Anthony McAuliffe, center, flanked by Lt. Col. Danahy and Lt. Col. Kinnard. McAuliffe issued the defiant reply “Nuts!” to the Germans’ demands he surrender at Bastogne.

The Airborne’s Brigadier General Anthony McAuliffe, center, flanked by Lt. Danahy and Lt. McAuliffe issued the defiant reply “Nuts!” to the Germans’ demands he surrender at Bastogne, WWII

Adolf Hitler saluting at Nazi Party Day, Nuremberg, Germany. 1937.

Adolf Hitler saluting, with two SS generals in uniform behind him, at Nazi Party Day, Nuremberg, Germany.

American Marine comforts orphaned Vietnamese child, 1969

Vietnam War - an American soldier holds a Vietnamese child, who fell asleep in the soldier's arms.

A local watches American soldiers inspect a street for snipers. David E. Scherman

Imagine constantly living in fear even in your own home. A local watches carefully as American soldiers inspect a street for snipers.

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