In World War II, the American Flag had 13 stripes, and 48 stars, with the stars arranged in rows and columns in a regular pattern (When Alaska and Hawaii became states, the pattern of stars was offset to accommodate the two new stars).
Nicholas, Tatiana, Maria, Olga and Anastasia ~ Standart, 1914
Late 1930's. German, Austrian and Czechoslovakian children of Jewish descent were permitted to leave their countries and families on the Kindertransport; a train bound for Britain. These children ranged in age from infant to 17 and were placed with families in Britain. Many never saw their parents again. 90% of their parents were killed.
the-lost-empires: Zoom of a rare of Grand Duchesses Olga and Tatiana with the Empress