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Amphibious Assaults of World War II

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28 Of The Most Powerful Pictures From World War II In The Pacific - BuzzFeed News

28 Of The Most Powerful Pictures From World War II In The Pacific

Haze was convinced he would only go off to World War II for around 4 months, but ended up fighting for 4 years. This hardened him inside. He went into the war intending to go back and be a preacher like his grandfather, but came out an atheist.

Charles Bronson (né Charles Buchinsky) (1921-2003) U.S. Army Air Force 1943-45 WW II. He enlisted and served as an aircraft gunner in the 760th Flexible Gunnery Training Squadron, and in 1945 as a Superfortress crewman with the 39th Bombardment Group based on Guam. He was assigned to a B-29 bomber. He flew on 25 missions & was awarded a Purple Heart for wounds received during his service. Most remembered for his roles in The Dirty Dozen and Death Wish.

Charles Bronson U. He enlisted and served as an aircraft gunner in the Flexible Gunnery Training.

African American Soldiers of War WWII | Recent Photos The Commons Getty Collection Galleries World Map App ...

Black men in the armed services have always served a country that didn’t serve them. During the Civil War, thousands of black men fought b.

Japanese leaflet aimed at Australian troops.

Japanese WWII leaflet aimed at Australian troops "Bullet holes in your guts"

Crowded ship bringing American troops back to New York harbor after V-E Day, 5/8/1945

History In Pictures ‏ The liner "Queen Elizabeth" bringing American troops into NY Harbor at the end of WW II, 1945

Edward P. "Ed" McMahon Jr. (1923-2009). Capt., U.S. Marine Corps, 1943-45, 52-53, WW II & Korean War. Served as a Corsair fighter pilot instructor in WW II, then flew 85 artillery-spotting missions over Korea in a Cessna Bird Dog earning 6 Air Medals. He was later promoted to colonel in the reserves, and BrigGen in the Calif Nat'l Guard.

Edward P. "Ed" McMahon Jr. Served as a Corsair fighter pilot instructor in WW II; later promoted to Col. in the reserves, and BrigGen in the CA National Guard.

The Low Information Voters and the Leftist Liberal Termites are Eroding the Freedoms that have been so Bravely Fought For, For So Long.   We Must Continue to Fight For Our Freedoms Too - Do Not Ever Give Up !   Poster From WW II.

See The Intricate Revolutionary War Prints That Inspired The Fight For America's Independence

Americans Will Always Fight for Liberty WWII War Propaganda Art Print Poster

British. A Careless talk poster, illustrated with civilian and armed forces headgear, with the slogan ‘The more information you keep under your hat' (trilby hat) and the caption ‘the safer he'll be under his' (steel helmet). As with many Careless talk posters, the images focus on the head area, indicating whatever knowledge was contained in the head, it should be kept there.

Feb 1940 -Ministry Of Information launches a nationwide campaign to help keep war gossip and rumors at bay with the slogan, “Careless Talk Costs Lives.

True story of how Germans and Western Allies fought together after Hitler surrendered. Movie material right here.

World War II’s Strangest Battle: When Americans and Germans Fought Together

Strangest Battle: Americans & Germans fought together - days after Hitler’s suicide! American soldiers, French prisoners, & German soldiers defended an Austrian castle against an SS division—the only time Germans & Allies fought together!

Awesome!  This is the man from the famous photo...end of WW II.   (It's posted right on this page...took years for them to find that sailor.)

A bit of AWESOME to start your day (26 photos)

Glenn McDuffie - A man became known for claiming he was the sailor kissing a woman in Times Square in a famous World War II-era photo taken by a Life magazine photographer has died. Glenn McDuffie was

Iwo Jima , March 1945: The caption reads "Corporal Edward Burckhardt, of Yonkers, New York, sports a kitten that he found at the base of Suribachi Yama on the battlefield at Iwo Jima when he came ashore with the 5th Marine Division."    From the Holland Smith Collection (COLL/2949) at the Marine Corps Archives and Special Collections

USMC Archive Marine captive Iwo Jima, March 1945 "Corporal Edward Burckhardt, of Yonkers, New York, sports a kitten that he found at the base of Suribachi Yama on the battlefield at Iwo Jima when he came ashore with the Marine Division.

"Keep on Saving Coal, Gas, Electricity, Paraffin" ~ British WWII motivational poster.

"Keep on Saving Coal, Gas, Electricity, Paraffin" British WWII motivational poster

World War II U.S. Army veteran and Nurse who landed at Normandy just a month after the first assault troops, and served in the Battle of the Bulge.  Lt. Katherine Flynn Nolan. Her granddaugher says she is still among us at 93! At the click are wartime photos of her and beautiful articles about and by her on NPR from ten years ago.

Kate Nolan, WWII Combat Nurse

File:US Navy A World War II U. Army veteran and Nurse who served in the Battle of the Bulge, stands and watches as several speeches, presentations and a salute are made.

It was ALL "LEGAL".   pinner writes: When troops liberated the concentration camps they were unprepared for what they encountered.  Here a U.S. soldier holds a victim of Nazi terror sobbing in relief of his liberation.

aww, God bless them. pinner writes: When troops liberated the concentration camps they were unprepared for what they encountered. soldier holds a victim of Nazi terror sobbing in relief of his liberation.

US Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt (C) riding in jeep, visiting US troops stationed in Sicily during WW II. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

US Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt (C) riding in jeep, visiting US troops stationed in Sicily during WW II. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

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