Flag Raising On Iwo Jima (full)

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Published on Feb 20, 2014

Freely downloadable at the Internet Archive, where I first uploaded it. Naval Photographic Center film #2429, Flag Raising On Iwo Jima. National Archives description: “MCU Telephone talker on Iwo Jima. CU Japanese personnel on stretcher being loaded and truck ambulance. LS Red Beach, Iwo Jima. MCU Personnel swapping GI shoes for Japanese shoes on beach. MCU Japanese howitzer cannon gun emplacement on same. LS From hill: LST’s on beach. MS Flag raising on Mt. Suribachi. MLS Group of combat marines at flag raising. LS From hill: Various amphibious assault & support ships in harbor. MCU DUKW loaded with dead personnel. MLS Beach strewn with American & Japanese dead. MCU Combat marines with dog mascot. MLS Wounded marine being assisted. MLS Marine tank driver being assisted back to first aid station by infantrymen. MCU 50 Cal machine gun emplacement. QUALITY FAIR MLS Signal Corps stringing…

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20 Clever Inventions Given to Us by the Incredible Indians!

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20 Clever Inventions You Probably Didn’t Know Were Made By Indians

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FEBRUARY 20, 2014

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Indian inventions and discoveries have been instrumental in shaping the face of the current modern world. We picked up 20 such interesting findings out of a whole bunch that will make you go, “I didn’t know that”.

1. Buttons

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Buttons were first used in Mohenjo-daro for ornamental purpose rather than for fastening. They were first used in the Indus Valley Civilization by 2000 BCE.

2. Chess

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Chess developed out of Chaturanga, which is an ancient strategy board game developed during the Gupta Empire in India around the 6th century AD. Now you know why Vishwanathan Anand is…

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No Victims Allowed

Source of Inspiration

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You are not a victim
of existence. You have
control of the reality
in which you live and
need only move to a
higher perception of
truth. All that we perceive,
including ourselves comes
from the mind of the Creator.

When the human mind is
locked in inaccurate beliefs
or emotions, it can interfere
with the true intention of Source.

We suffer because of our own
thought process. The true
nature of Source is the
highest form of Divin Love
for all that it creates. We
are imbues with the innate
ability to love unconditionally,
too. It is our desire and
intention which opens our
consciousness and hearts to
this understanding.

V ictims always have choices
I nitiate the changes needed
C all upon our Creator for help
T rust your inner guidance
I gnorance is no excuse
M ake your world what you want it to be

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