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Battle of Luzon - Ten Greatest Battles of World War II

A line of Coast Guard landing barges, sweeping through the waters of Lingayen Gulf, carries the first wave of invaders to the beaches of Luzon, after a terrific naval bombardment of Jap shore positions on Jan.

15 year old Soviet partisan Misha Petrov (1943, Belarus). German machine pistol is useful

"Fifteen-year old Misha Petrov, a partisan courier, poses with a German SMG. He has also borrowed a German army leather belt and carries a Soviet-made anti-personnel grenade tacked in his boot, also borrowed from the enemy. His morale appears high.

MAY 29 1943 The dead man’s guard after ‘Banzai’ suicide charge  The recapture of the Aleutian Islands in the Northern Pacific May 1943: American soldiers carry a wounded comrade to safety during the fighting on Attu Island.

The recapture of the Aleutian Islands (Alaska) in the Northern Pacific May American soldiers carry a wounded comrade to safety during the fighting on Attu Island.

WWII U.S. Forces Land by Wrecked Japanese Plane on Luzon Beach Orig Press Photo

WWII U.S. Forces Land by Wrecked Japanese Plane on Luzon Beach Orig Press Photo

Japonya Hiroşima 06-08-1945 Atom bombası - Ağustos 1945'te Hiroşima'ya atılan atom bombası 80 bin kişinin hayatına mal oldu. 9 Ağusto'ta da aynı bomba bu kez Nagazaki'ye atıldı ve 100 binden fazla kişinin ölümüne yol açtı. Bombanın etkileri ise kuşaklar boyunca silinemedi.

the infamous mushroom cloud, the effect of an atomic explosion over land… This was the first time the atom bomb was used in warfare. The bomb over Hiroshima more or less put an end to the Second World War.

Soldiers of the 28th Infantry Division, U.S. Army, march down a street in Bastogne, Belgium, 20 December 1944 during the Battle of the Bulge. These men have been regrouped into security platoons for defense of the town.  The lead soldier is armed with an M3 .45 cal. sub-machine gun and an M1 Carbine over his shoulder.

Bastogne, België: Soldiers of the Infantry Division, U. Army, march down a street in Bastogne, 20 December 1944 during the Battle of the Bulge. World War II

Battle of Luzon Casualties: 332,330–345,330 Luzon is the largest island in the Philippines. The Battle of Luzon was a land battle fought b...

Battle of Luzon Casualties: Luzon is the largest island in the Philippines. The Battle of Luzon was a land battle fought b.

USS Walke (DD 723) and USS Mississippi (BB 41) cover the landings in the Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, Philippines, 9 January 1945. Two other destroyer types are present at each side of the photograph.

USS Walke (DD and USS Mississippi (BB cover the landings in the Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, Philippines, 9 January Two other destroyer types are present at each side of the photograph.

British troops land on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day, the beginning of the Allied invasion of France to establish a second front against German forces in Europe. Normandy, France, June 6, 1944.

British troops land on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day, the beginning of the Allied invasion of France to establish a second front against German forces in Europe.

Marines in the Pacific During World War II Pictures

Pictures of the Marines in the Pacific durning World War II Royalty Free*

American soldiers are firing from a captured Japanese gun

Firing at the enemy / American soldiers are firing at the enemy from a captured Japanese artillery piece on Manus Island, Admiralty Islands archipelago, Papua New Guinea.

Men of the U.S. 6th Army's 58th Signals Battalion busily stringing telephone wire in San Fabian, Luzon on the first day of the Lingayen Gulf amphibious landings in the Philippines. January 9, 1945.

Army's Signals Battalion busily stringing telephone wire in San Fabian, Luzon on the first day of the Lingayen Gulf amphibious landings in the Philippines.

A US Marine carrying a wounded Japanese POW on his shoulders towards the rear lines somewhere in the Pacific, c. 1943

Marine carrying a wounded Japanese POW on his shoulders towards the rear lines somewhere in the Pacific, c.

161st IR, Luzon.

161st IR, Luzon.

USS LST-555 unloading cargo at the United States Sixth Army beachhead at Lingayen Gulf on Luzon in the Philippine Islands on 9 January 1945.

USS unloading cargo at the United States Sixth Army beachhead at Lingayen Gulf on Luzon in the Philippine Islands on 9 January

Cruzando el río de las tropas alemanas...

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Crossing the German troops across the river. Due to the fall of a horse on the bridge congestion. Wehrmacht soldiers are trying to improve the situation prior to the Russian bombing of the bridge.

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