WORLD PRESS PHOTO OF THE YEAR 2012 / Photo by Ilvy Njiokiktjien: A sergeant in South Africa demonstrates how to operate a gun to a group of white youths at a camp dedicated to go up against Nelson Mandela’s culturally mixed “rainbow nation.
same in colorized version, but not the same comment: US Army Signal Corp Photo Elvin Harley getting a kiss from a French child, while listening to the US Armored Division Band near Aboncourt in the Moselle department of Lorraine in North East
Soldiers comfort a girl with a puppy in Colleville-sur-Mer, France, which is now the site of the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial. The memorial in the commune replaced a temporary cemetery established by the US First Army in June 1944
"Wait for me Daddy" by Claude P. Dettloff - October 1 A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother's hand to reach out for his father.