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WWII Pictures Jul 14
Soldiers of the 20th Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS (1st Estonian) on a captured Soviet T-34 tank, 1944.
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WWII Pictures Jul 15
Two American medics treat a wounded German soldier. Belgium, 1945.
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Paul Reed 5h
I came across this while out walking near Cleethorpes the other day: discovered it’s a very rare example of a Ruck Machine Gun Post with only a handful of examples surviving in the U.K.
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WWII Pictures 7h
B-26 Marauder "Fightin' Cock" of the U.S. 450th Bomb Squadron. The plane crash landed at RAF Great Saling, killing both pilots, after it was hit by German flak over France.
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WWII Pictures 3h
A Soviet defensive position at Tula, south of Moscow, troops of the 732rd Anti-Aircraft Regiment with a 85 mm air defense gun, 1941.
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WWII Pictures Jul 9
Color footage of American B-17 bombers under attack by German Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighter aircraft, 1943.
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WWII Pictures 13h
This day in 1944, 57,000 German prisoners of war march through Moscow to demonstrate the success of the Soviet Operation Bagration.
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WWII Pictures Jul 15
An old Frenchman with two captured young German soldiers from the 12th SS Panzer Division Hitlerjugend, 1944.
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WWII Pictures Jul 12
Dutch children, dressed in national costume, take American soldiers for a morning walk through the grounds of moated Hoensbroek Castle, 1945.
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WWII Pictures Jul 16
American soldiers run for cover after the Sherman tank on the right has been hit by a German Panther tank. The tank commander of the knocked-out Sherman tank can be seen on the back of the tank, his left leg was blown off. Köln, Germany, 1945.
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WWII Pictures Jul 12
This day in 1943, German and Soviet forces begin the Battle of Prokhorovka, one of the largest tank battles in military history.
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Emerson Tung Jul 9
Another compilation post for this ! This time some recent works from my other project TankHead, revolving around war machines from an alternate world war.
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WWII Pictures Jul 9
Soviet T-34 tank plant in the city of Nizhny Tagil, Russia, 1942.
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WWII Pictures Jul 12
A Tiger tank of 2nd SS Panzer Division Das Reich scores a direct hit on a Soviet armoured fighting vehicle at Kursk, July 1943.
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WWII Pictures Jul 14
Two members of the Swedish Volunteer Battalion who joined the Finnish army during the Continuation War, July 1941.
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WWII Pictures Jul 16
This day in 1945, the U.S. successfully detonate the first nuclear bomb, code name "Trinity", in the Jornada del Muerto desert, New Mexico.
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📸 HistoryPhotographed 5h
“Into the Valley of Death” Okinawa, 1945.
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WWII Pictures Jul 13
Soviet soldiers in an armoured train, armed with Maxim machine guns and a turret from a BT-5 tank. Leningrad Front, 1942.
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WWII Pictures Jul 10
This day in 1940, begin of the Battle of Britain. In the end, the outnumbered British forces marked the first major defeat of Nazi Germany, with air superiority seen as the key to victory.
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WWII Pictures 5h
"Don't be a fool and get 2 years for LOOTING", British vehicles pass by a sign warning against looting at Ravenna, Italy, December 1944.
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