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Camouflaged Troop Ship, Halifax Nova Scotia

Camouflaged Troop Ship, Halifax Nova Scotia

Photograph of a Sikh and a Gurkha soldier on board World War I troop ship at Gallipoli, Turkey, taken in 1915 by Ernest Northcroft Merrington.

Photograph of a Sikh and a Gurkha soldier on board World War I troop ship at Gallipoli, Turkey, taken in 1915 by Ernest Northcroft Merrington.

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Wilhelm Gustloff: 9000 died (5000 were children) when the Soviets torpedoed the German troop ship - https://www.thevintagenews.com/2016/01/23/wilhelm-gustloff-9000-died-5000-children-soviets-torpedoed-german-troop-ship/

Wilhelm Gustloff: 9000 died (5000 were children) when the Soviets torpedoed the German troop ship - https://www.thevintagenews.com/2016/01/23/wilhelm-gustloff-9000-died-5000-children-soviets-torpedoed-german-troop-ship/

Haskell, Kansas, USA. It was here, in 1917 that the great influenza of 1918 got its start. No one knows how, but probably from an infected chicken with a mutated virus. The flu spread across the US and the world on troop trains and ships and by mailmen. Eventually it killed 100 million people world wide in just 18 months -- 66 million between Sept and Dec 1918 alone. Troop ships were found drifting off England -- all dead. Mass graves were dug outside Boston, Ma. Finally the flu just…

Haskell, Kansas, USA. It was here, in 1917 that the great influenza of 1918 got its start. No one knows how, but probably from an infected chicken with a mutated virus. The flu spread across the US and the world on troop trains and ships and by mailmen. Eventually it killed 100 million people world wide in just 18 months -- 66 million between Sept and Dec 1918 alone. Troop ships were found drifting off England -- all dead. Mass graves were dug outside Boston, Ma. Finally the flu just…

JP Washington - One of 4 Army chaplains that gave up their life jackets and went down with the torpedoed troop ship Dorchester in WWII. They gave comfort and prayed with the troops as the ship sank.

JP Washington - One of 4 Army chaplains that gave up their life jackets and went down with the torpedoed troop ship Dorchester in WWII. They gave comfort and prayed with the troops as the ship sank.

Press Photo - On 1 October 1958 Elvis Presley ends up with a troop ship in Bremerhaven. A military train takes him to the "Ray Barracks" in Friedberg / Hessen.  Photo: © Horst Schuessler

Press Photo - On 1 October 1958 Elvis Presley ends up with a troop ship in Bremerhaven. A military train takes him to the "Ray Barracks" in Friedberg / Hessen. Photo: © Horst Schuessler

Nurses and soldiers on a troop ship. The women are singing while the soldiers look on; a chaplain appears on the far right, so the scene may be of a service.

Nurses and soldiers on a troop ship. The women are singing while the soldiers look on; a chaplain appears on the far right, so the scene may be of a service.

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