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World War II Photos May 20
US Navy pilots with their F6F-3 Hellcats aboard USS Saratoga. November 5 1943.
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Chuck Yeager 22h
On this Memorial Day weekend, I'm reminded of my good friend Mac McKee, who was shot down and stayed shot down. We were the only Flight Officers and had a lot of fun together. I also am reminded of all the French Underground who kept me safe
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World War II Photos May 20
Currently watching Saving Private Ryan. One of my (and I suspect many peoples) all time favourite movies. Steven Spielberg sets the bar, especially with the opening D-Day scene, a genuine cinematic masterpiece.
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World War II Photos May 21
U.S 1st Cavalry Division crossing the Pasig River, Manilla, Philippines. February 1945.
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World War II Photos May 19
A motorcyclist from the Wehrmacht Afrika Korps and a Panzer tank cross the Oued Maarouf River in Tunisia in 1943.
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World War II Photos May 23
Flight leader and fighter ace Robert "R.T." Smith stands next to his P-40 fighter at Kunming, China. The "Flying Tiger" insignia was created by the Walt Disney Company. 23rd May 1942.
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World War II Photos May 21
Today in 1945.. Two days after all internees were evacuated from Bergen-Belsen, the last hut was set alight by a British flame thrower and burned to the ground due to the large presence of typhus and lice. 21st May 1945.
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World War II Photos 23h
Hey guys, I’m looking for a good World War II documentary to get stuck in to tonight. Any recommendations?
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World War II Photos May 24
A US tank crew posing for the camera from a foxhole beneath their M-10 tank destroyer. Normandy, France. 26th July 1944.
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Marina Amaral May 17
(Colorized by me) Photo-based animation: Captain Thomas H. Garahan, 'Easy' Company, 2nd Battalion, 398th Infantry Regiment, 100th Infantry Division, raises the 'Stars and Stripes' flag made secretly by a local French girl. March 16, 1945. TURN UP THE VOLUME
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World War II Photos May 19
Dresden, Germany. In four raids between 13 and 15 February 1945, 722 heavy bombers of the British Royal Air Force (RAF) and 527 of the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) dropped more than 3,900 tons of high-explosive bombs and incendiary devices on the city.
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World War II Photos May 22
Lieutenant General Simon Buckner, Jr., Major General Lemuel Shepperd, and Brigadier General William Clement on Okinawa, Japan. 22 May 1945.
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World War II Photos May 24
Refugees cross a bridge on the River Elbe at Tangermunde to escape the chaos behind German lines caused by the approach of the advancing Russians. May 1, 1945.
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World War II Photos May 20
A red double decker London bus rests in a massive crater left by a German bomb during the Blitz. London, England in 1940.
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Dep Sec of Defense 20h
It was my honor and privilege to re-enlist and survivor Ray Chavez at the earlier today.
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World War II Photos May 17
Here are a few photos from my trip to recently. What an unforgettable experience. If you ever get the chance to visit, I would strongly recommend it, eye opening, moving and extremely educational. It's a chilling reminder of what humanity is capable of.
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World War II Photos May 21
US 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division advancing into the port city of Brest in Brittany, France. 9th September 1944.
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World War II Photos May 22
U.S. Army Sgt. Norwood Dorman of 'E' Company, 36th Field Artillery Regiment, from Benson, North Carolina, mimics the pose of a statue on a memorial for Italian soldiers of WWI while taking a brief rest during the Allied invasion of Sicily. 14th August 1943.
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World War II Photos May 23
New Zealand Army Sergeant Ian Thomas of the 25th Battalion, 6th Infantry Brigade, 2nd NZEF smoking a pipe during the North African Campaign, near Ruweisat Ridge in Egypt 1942.
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AlmightyDaq πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ πŸ’‰ May 21
confirmed yet again by the source you can trust! 😎 Cheers to all the haters, prepare for war.
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