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Major Richard Winters of 101st Airborne -- He led "The Band of Brothers." Maj. Winters commanded Company "E", 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, during World War II. He parachuted into Normandy in the early hours of D-Day, and fought across France, the Netherlands, Belgium, and eventually into Germany. An American hero

Major Richard Winters of 101st Airborne -- He led "The Band of Brothers." Maj. Winters commanded Company "E", 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, during World War II. He parachuted into Normandy in the early hours of D-Day, and fought across France, the Netherlands, Belgium, and eventually into Germany. An American hero

Two airedale terriers, one wearing a special gas mask and the other carrying rations for a wounded soldier in World War II.  Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Two airedale terriers, one wearing a special gas mask and the other carrying rations for a wounded soldier in World War II. Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

The following photos were taken from 1914-1918 by my great-grandfather Lt. Walter Koessler during his time as a German officer in the first World War.

The following photos were taken from 1914-1918 by my great-grandfather Lt. Walter Koessler during his time as a German officer in the first World War.

Doomed? One of the most iconic images of the war shows soldiers of the Royal Irish Rifles waiting to join the offensive on the Somme on 1 July, 1916. There were 60,000 British casualties that day - almost 20,000 died. The battle continued until mid-November, but no other day produced such appalling losses

Doomed? One of the most iconic images of the war shows soldiers of the Royal Irish Rifles waiting to join the offensive on the Somme on 1 July, 1916. There were 60,000 British casualties that day - almost 20,000 died. The battle continued until mid-November, but no other day produced such appalling losses