I’d never realized this before, but this is an interesting bit of (somewhat) historical accuracy in HBO’s ‘The Pacific’. The ship burning offshore from Guadalcanal is presumably the USS George F. Elliot (AP-13); the supply/troop transport ship that delivered the 1st Marine Division to the island.
/r/ww2Distribution of hot food by the field kitchen of the Cossack Guard unit of the Red Army. No information about place and date.
/r/ww2Flight commander of the 46th Guard Night Bomber Aviation Regiment - Guard Junior Lieutenant Raisa Ivanovna Yushina (born in 1918). No date information.
/r/ww2My Great Aunts notice of her husbands death at Stalingrad
/r/ww2A US Marine shares his water with a kitten found under a destroyed Japanese Type 95 Ha-Go light tank on Tarawa, November 1943.
/r/ww2Early Tiger tank in the assembly plant at Henschel factory/april 1942
/r/ww2December 11, 1944, Brazilian infantrymen take time to read their mail in a trench on the Italian front. On the left, Edgar Vasques Rodrigues and on the right Mario Feliciano Gauza, both from Rio de Janeiro. Thompson's photo. Fifth Army - Brazilian Expeditionary Force, Italy.
/r/ww2Brazilian soldier shortly before leaving for Europe to fight in World War II.
/r/ww2Musta-Tunturi. The only place, where Germans couldn't cross the Soviet border and in 1944 were pushed back. On the photo — fighters of the 12th Red Banner brigade of the Northern fleet naval infantry during the Petsamo-Kirkenes operation. 1944.
/r/ww2Needing help with the Death location on a German Military Tracer Card: Waluschowo??
/r/ww2Soviet soldiers and civilians view a sign of the German occupation authorities on the outskirts of the village, which indicates that the former collective farm "October" is a community of Ivanov and Sharapov under the control of the German armed forces. No information about date and place.
/r/ww2An officer speaks with resting panzer crew, in the armored spearhead in the Kalmyk steppe, North of Stalingrad, September 1942
/r/ww2Some medals earned by Albert Eugene Kimes can anyone help find any records?
/r/ww2Soviet AT-riflemen with PTRD-41 holding the line. Stalingrad, 1942. Photographer - Georgii Zelma
/r/ww2My Great Grandfather Harry L Reed can anyone find any records?
/r/ww2Anyone know who Hoffstätter Bonn is? This is the name on the back while the front is a Tinnie. “1935”
/r/ww2Animal love is never forgotten
/r/ww2A U.S. combat engineer from the 184th Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, searches for buried mines, using a SCR-625 detector on the island of Leyte, in the Philippines. In the background are a couple of wrecked and smoldering Type 95 "Ha-Go" Japanese tanks. (Colourised by Royston Leonard from the UK)
/r/ww2Panzer IV's on Soviet fields during Operation Barbarossa 1941.
/r/ww2Marine and his War Dog on Iwo Jima, 1945
/r/ww2Hungarian troops march alongside horse-drawn carts in the snow, Hoholsky district, Voronezh region, Soviet Union, 1942
/r/ww2German general Otto Fretter Pico, surrendering to the Brazilian expeditionary force fornovo di taro, Italy April 29, 1945.
/r/ww2The other photo of my very british grandad in Japan requested by a few people!
/r/ww2USS New Jersey (BB-62) at sea with the Pacific Fleet, 1944-45.
/r/ww2Aerial view of Auschwitz 1944
/r/ww2Mongolian poster "Transfer of a tank column to the soldiers of the Red Army", 1943
/r/ww2Hoping someone could help this Marine locate ANY photo from the Battle of Peleliu of an "amtank" LVT-4(A) numbered A-13 with the USMC's 3rd Armored Amphibian Battalion (Provisional) Able Co, sometimes called 3d Armored Amphibian Tractor Battalion. Thank you so much in advance.
/r/ww2Alexander Kaputsin, killed in 1943, age 17
/r/ww2The bureau “b”, 1942.
/r/ww2My great aunt Hazel died recently and my mother was gifted my great uncles personal belongings since she was so close to him and I found his dog tags from when he served.