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Comments (7)

Danny101 on January 29, 2010

Sioux warrior LON-Road and it is a blessing too FINALLY see the NATIVES who were DEFENDING their Families, village and as the marker says "way of life"

MaxFarrar on May 2, 2013

When I was there a few yrs ago I was glad to see these recently erected red granite markers honoring the small number of men who fell on that day defending to the death their families and their way of life.

Vasily Vlasov on May 6, 2013

But for what white soldiers from Germany, Ireland and so on (one from Russia) fell there!

MaxFarrar on May 6, 2013

Vasily, nice to hear from you again. You must have seen the white stone markers scattered all over the battlefield commemerating the white soldiers that were erected by the U.S. Army about 10 years after the battle. Those soldiers were being paid by the U.S. government to rape and pillage their way across the Northern Plains. They were honored, falsely, for dying at the Greasy Grass by a nation which considered the Lakota people sub-human. Only in the last decade or so have the red granite markers appeared, honoring the true heroes of the battle. I feel sorry for the men from Germany, Ireland and Russia who were killed. They got their white markers soon after the battle, but what were they doing there?

Vasily Vlasov on May 8, 2013

Surely they not fought for the way of life. But I conider them (and even Custer himself) like victims of USA' politics.

Vasily Vlasov on May 8, 2013

... consider

Antonio Passaseo on September 28, 2014

No, Custer no! He was victim of his own unbridled ambition.

Thanks again for this photo. Fav&Like

Hau kola! (Hi friend! in Sioux language)


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Photo taken in Little Bighorn Battlefield, 756 Battlefield Tour Road, Crow Agency, MT 59022, USA

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  • Uploaded on July 26, 2007
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    by Vasily Vlasov
    • Camera: OLYMPUS CORPORATION u30D,S410D,u410D
    • Taken on 2005/08/13 22:59:05
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    • Focal Length: 12.11mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO64
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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