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Parris Island, SC. --Pvt. James B. Trimble, Philadelphia, PA, a six feet five inch recruit in training at the Marine Barracks, Parris Island, SC, teams up with Hospital Apprentice First Class Jack McCumber, USN, of Troy, NY, a little guy, five feet one and one half inches short. And as usual it's the little guy who carries the load. 5/11/1944.

Parris Island, SC. --Pvt. James B. Trimble, Philadelphia, PA, a six feet five inch recruit in training at the Marine Barracks, Parris Island, SC, teams up with Hospital Apprentice First Class Jack McCumber, USN, of Troy, NY, a little guy, five feet one and one half inches short. And as usual it's the little guy who carries the load. 5/11/1944.

WWII Training Excercises - Miami Beach, FL., ca. 1943

During WWII, Army cadets passed through Miami Beach when it became a major training center. Resort hotels became mess halls, officers’ quarters and crowded army barracks. The Miami Beach hotel rooms housed soldiers at one time.

houseofromanov:  Elfstedentocht, 1963.

Elfstedentocht, 200 kilometers long tour over nature ice. Always takes place in the North of the Netherlands, Leeuwarden, the capital of the province. The tour is only when there is enough ice on the water, the last tour that took place was in

United States Army troops passing through dragon’s teeth on the Siegfried Line in 1944.

American soldiers crossing on his section of the front line of defence of The Siegfried Line at the German border. Siegfried line consisted of anti-tank obstacles, concrete, trenches and Pillbox points.

Troops of the 45th Infantry Division in a transport bound for Sicily June 1943.

Troops of the 45th Infantry Division in a transport bound for Sicily June 1943.

German prisoners of war digging graves for killed men of US 101st Airborne Division, near Bastogne, Belgium, late Dec 1944

German prisoners of war digging graves for killed men of US Airborne Division, near Bastogne, Belgium, late Dec 1944

A long line of Japanese officers wait to surrender their swords to the 25th Indian Division at Kuala Lumpur.

A long line of Japanese officers wait to surrender their swords to the Indian Division at Kuala Lumpur. Japanese officers surrender their swords at Kuala Lumpur.

5th_May_1945_06.jpg 2nd Infantry Division

The progress of the Infantry Division was slowed by booby traps and lone snipers.

Couple Dig In Dump Looking For Food 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo

Couple Dig In Dump Looking For Food 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo

Stock Photo - World War II, two Germans searching for food in a garbage dump, original caption: 'Hunger, the price of defeat', Berlin

German prisoners, captured during the fall of Aachen, marching through the ruined streets, October 1944. [[MORE]] realtaylers: This picture was taken during the Battle of Aachen, one of the largest...

The endless procession of German prisoners captured with the fall of Aachen marching through the ruined city streets to captivity.

Ernie Pyle shares a cigarette with Marines on Okinawa 1945.

Ernie Pyle shares a cigarette with Marines on Okinawa 1945.

From Albert Kahn collection. WW I  [::SemAp FB || SemAp::]

The Somme, 1916 - Albert Kahn’s photographers even visited the trenches and took photos of French soldiers just days before the infamous Battle of the Somme in The battle was one of the largest of World War I: more than men were wounded or killed.

In this staged photograph, Boston women lending a helping hand in the drive for peach stones (pits) on September 1918 during the national campaign for peach pits. Chemical warfare played a majo…

Second Army Tennessee Maneuvers. The Layout. Company F, Inf Reg., Infantry Division, stands by for inspection by the Commanding General, Major General Percy Clarkson. May Signal Corps Photo: (Sgt.

The layout | Company F, 347th Inf Reg., 87th Inf. Division, stands by for inspection by the Commanding General, Major General Percy Clarkson on May 8, 1943) Signal Corps Photo by Sgt. J. A. Grant
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