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.
"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.
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.