Can someone help me identify this mask? Or helmet? Thank you.
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Soldiers of the 4th Blackshirt Division "3 Gennaio" in the Libyan desert, September 1940
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Surrender leaflet dropped over the jungles of Guam in August 1945. A portion of the text translated reads "To those who are in the jungle, the war is over" along with instructions on how to surrender to American forces. The last Japanese soldier surrendered on Guam in 1970.
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Help identifying K98 bayonet
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This building was a headquarter of German concentration camp for Polish children- Kinder-KZ Litzmannstadt.
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Invitation to Makoše (Slovenia) for a commemoration and the unveiling of an informative board commemorating the 75-year anniversary of the fall of the American plane B-24 Liberator 42-52501, that fell in vicinity of a village Makošeon Saturday,December 7th 2019 at 11:00.
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The British Blitz Spirit is a Myth - WW2 - War Against Humanity 005
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I found the original 1940s publishing of the world war 2 atlas, its incredible wtf
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This is a TT-26, a remote controlled version (Teletank) of the T-26 shot in Karelian isthmus, probably by the Finnish forces during the Winter war in February of 1940. More details about Teletanks in the comments.
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Since you guys liked the first one so much, here is another one of the Sherman's at the Ontario Regiment museum in Oshawa Canada. Picture by me at during my visit this summer!
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Wartime Nutrition (1943)
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I work at a pawn shop and its full of war raritys. The other day we got this sword in and after a bit if investigation we found out it was a ww2 officer swored. Thr only thing that we don't know about it are the markings you see here. (It was inside the handle btw) could anyone help translate?
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(1944) Great uncle (on the right) before being sent to fly glider planes for the Germans. He crashed on purpose near a U.S. POW camp and turned himself in, moving to the U.S. after the war. His uncle, on the far left, was a tank commander and died in combat months later on the Russian front.
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Such a strange contrast between past and present (October 2019)
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Does anyone know what this painting is of/who the artist is? It is hung up at work so the signature is hidden behind the frame and we were having a big discussion about it. Good luck!
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Japanese flag given to great uncle on Guam. The story goes that it was given to my great uncle by a prisoner that was captured during the battle for Guam. any info would be extremely appreciated. We think it may be family or fellow soldier names written on it.
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Something of a German WW2 militaria collection I’ve accumulated over the past few years. I’m looking to expand my collection but unsure of what to get, any ideas?
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"Besides the people's gas mask, there are also gas defenses created for German children". 1939 picture
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Beautifully restored and fully funtionnal Sherman tank located at the Oshawa Regiment museum in Canada
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Here’s a picture of my great-grandfather during World War II, with his SS outfit on. Yes, you can find this image on the internet and my great-grandfather is the second one from the left. Breaks my heart to see him like this but I still appreciate him and the history behind this photo...
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Today marks 80 years from the beginning of the Winter War
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Dutch SS members. Did you know that the German goverment still pays "salary" to former Dutch ss members?
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my Great-Grandfather Tsgt.Bonnet from E company, 330th infantry regiment of the 83rd Infantry division. This is an excerpt about him from the book "Shavetails" written by his commanding officer. He would be awarded the silver star, 3 bronze stars, and 3 purple hearts during the war.
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I just got this family heirloom with almost no info or background. Looks like a last ditch type 99 arisaka from ww2.
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Thanksgiving Postcard from Camp Pendleton, 1943
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Gulaschkanone. German field kitchen WW2
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Did all F4U-Corsairs have a downward sloped fuselage in front of the canopy?
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Most of my German Helmet Collection
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8th Battalion Worcestershire - 1940 card showing the route of the BEF into Belgium and then to Dunkirk
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Something like a collection of WW II. Things that have accumulated in me for several years
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