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A 155mm artillery piece is shown in the full recoil position after launching a round towards German positions, 28th of June 1944. The gun crew already have the next shell on a handling cradle ready for loading into the breech. The crew member to the bottom right seems to be preparing the bagged charges. The gun fired separate loading, bagged charge ammunition, with seven different propelling charges, from 1 (the smallest) to 7 (the largest).

An American artillery battery set up after the successful Normandy invasion.

A group of F4f Wildcats ready to take off from the USS Hornet during the Battle of Midway (June 2, 1942), one of those battles that can be said to have changed the course of history.

The battle of midways is a turning point in World War Two. It's a turning point because it allowed the United States and the allies to an offensive position and it was one of the major US naval victory.

An American infantry patrol hugs a hedgerow by the side of a lane near St Lo as German artillery shells burst overhead. At this point the Germans were using fire from gun emplacements south of the town and St Lo only fell to the Americans after an eight day siege.

An American infantry patrol hugs a hedgerow by the side of a lane near St Lo as German artillery shells burst overhead. At this point the Germans were using fire from gun emplacements south of the town and St Lo only fell to the Americans after an eight day siege.

Two Dutch children passing food to German children through the fence that divided the streets of Nieuwstraat/Neustraße, Kerkrade 10 October 1946

Two Dutch children passing food to German children through the fence that divided the streets of Nieuwstraat, Kerkrade 10 October 1946

An American artillery position during the Battle of the Bulge. The battle was considered finished on January 28, 1945, when the Germans were pushed back to positions they occupied when their offensive began six weeks earlier.

Allies' best war photographer in Army's biggest battle

An American artillery position during the Battle of the Bulge. The battle was considered finished on January when the Germans were pushed back to positions they occupied when their offensive began six weeks earlier.

Mid November, 1941. Building barricades in Rostov.

As the Germans advance, civilians construct street barricades in the city of Rostov.

Normandy 1944 - german POWs take shelter in a trench, pin by Paolo Marzioli

German POWs waiting for transport to England on the coast of Normandy, June/July 1944

Hundreds of German prisoners wait (while US sailors and sailors watch from deck) to be loaded onto their transport ship in France—thei...

Hundreds of German prisoners wait (while US soldiers and sailors watch from deck) to be loaded onto their transport ship in France—their destination was either a POW camp in GB, or from GB to CA, or from GB to the US.

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