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Can you identify the plane in the picture?

Can you help identify this U.S. Air force four engine prop, numbered 2753.
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Strange Symbol Painted on Basement Floor

Given the layers of dirt this symbol and the walkway were found under, I assume it was painted before the 1960s. The house was likely built between 1900-1913, with the basement being dug at the same ...
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Can you identify the ship in this picture?

Unidentified ship possibly numbered 545, aircraft carrier in background, maybe San Francisco or Washington State?
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What kind of device is pictured on this Roman mosaic from Villa Tellaro, Sicily?

Based on numismatic evidence, this is dated in the second half of the fourth century CE
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U.S. biplane Identification

Recently acquired at an antique store without any information. Full size photo is at my Flickr site: https://www.flickr.com/photos/photolibrarian/13429182134/
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Warship Identification Needed

I recently acquired these photos at an antique store with no ID. Can anyone help? https://www.flickr.com/photos/photolibrarian/13332146503/ ...
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Flag with dark border and light inner?

This picture features twice a flag with a dark border and a light inner: which flag is that? From left to right we can see: an Italian flag a British flag a striped flag, doesn't matter a ...
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Is this really “Napoleon’s March”?

The Chabad/Lubavitch Jewish group have a tradition that this song originated as a military march played by Napoleon’s armies as they invaded Russia: ...
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Epoch of an item marked with anchor symbol with the letters N and D

I found in an antique shop in France the item seen below and would like to know more about the age and origin and material based on the logo/mark. The seller told me it is from the Napoleon III epoch ...
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What is this military patch with the silhouette of a pegasus on it?

I found this patch among my grandfather's things. I know it's a military patch of some sort because it was with his war memorabilia. He served in the European theater during WWII, if that helps at ...