Infantry of the 2nd Gordon Highlanders searching German prisoners in Kleve, Germany, 11 February 1945
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B-17 Bomber Identification
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Type 100 HE Mortar Shell my grandpa gave me.
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A U.S. Marine of the 1st Marine Division aims his Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR) at Japanese troops on Wana Ridge during the Battle of Okinawa, c. 1945
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German SA Dagger That My Late Grandfather Got
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Winter
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German armored column advances towards Moscow during Operation Typhoon, October 1941
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German soldiers surrendering to French soldier in the city of Baden Baden, 1944
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North Africa.- Battery of light field howitzers (10,5 cm leFH 18) in a firing line, 21 June 1942
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The number of Deaths in the Second World War by Nation
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Does anyone have information on this photo? Where was it made?
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This is my rendition of the famous "Lili Marleen" from 1938, which would become perhaps the most popular song of the war internationally. I added an English translation of the lyrics, as the official English version differs greatly from the original. You'll find a short summary of its history below.
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The Imperial Japanese Navy bombers, fighters, and ships patrolling the Southern Pacific (1942)
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A unfortunately low quality image of US soldiers advancing across a river into an explosion, from my personal collection
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The battle of Fort Eben-Mael between the Belgian and German forces was one of the most notorious victory for the Fallschirmjäger troops, when German forces captured the fort considered one of the most powerful in the world.
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Soviet and American soldiers in the dance cafe "Femina" (Tanzcafé Femina), located on Nürnberger Straße 50-52 in the Schöneberg district of Berlin. August 1945.
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Guess where this is? :)
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Soviet motorcyclist on a Harley-Davidson WLA42 motorcycle. Austria, 1945.
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People not respecting soldiers from ww2, being communist wasn't even their choice.
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Japanese destroyer Shirakumo (白雲 ”White Cloud”), 5 September 1931
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Sailors of the Soviet destroyer of Project 7 "Crushing" with a ship's pet, the area of bow torpedo tubes. Northern Fleet. No date. The destroyer "Crushing" on November 20, 1942 in the northern part of the Barents Sea broke during an 11-point storm and sank after an unsuccessful rescue operation.
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Does anyone know what happened to this guy? If he survived the war?
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German D.D.A.C sign
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A Japanese Mitsubishi A6M5 “Zero” Model 52 Fighter of the 653rd kokutai, 165th hikotai, at Oita Naval Training Air Base, Japan. September 1944
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Japanese Navy flying ace Lieutenant Junior Grade Hiroyoshi “Demon of Rabaul” Nishizawa of the Tainan Air Group in his Mitsubishi Zero A6M3 Model 22, he is credited with 36 kills though some sources say he may have downed 80.
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M3 Lee crew, North Africa 1942
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My great grandfather gave me those a long time ago, and I’ve always been wondering, does anyone have any info about these binoculars?
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Troops of the Japanese 18th Infantry Regiment during an assault on Dachang, near Shanghai, October 1937
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Footage from German counter-attack against Allied beach-head at Anzio - '44
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Japanese anti-aircraft artillery crews firing at US B-24 Liberator bombers during a raid on the Japanese base at Rabaul, New Britain in the Southern Pacific. (1943)
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