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"Retreating German soldier", Zhytomyr, Ukraine, 1943

German machine-gunner in the burning center of Zhitomir, Ukraine. After bitter fighting, the Ukrainian Front troops succeeded in defeating the Germans and liberating the city on Dec

A penny farthing built for two...

Are they having fun? :) <> How'd you like to have to wear that lady's get-up when you jump on your bike? (vintage tandem bike, bicycle, whew) To those bike riding pioneers who worked the kinks out for us - hats off!

The Front Lines (33 Photos)

This is a photo of Corporal Antonio Metruccio, of the Third Eagle Company, Regiment aircraft Trieste made after a 72 hour long firefight. The thousand-yard stare is a phrase coined to describe the limp, unfocused gaze of a battle-weary soldier.

Sgt. Alvin York. ~ Gary Cooper did a wonderful job portraying him.

Alvin C. York~ almost single-handedly killed 25 German soldiers and captured 132 in the Argonne Forest in France.

Audie Murphy uniform medals. Murphy died in a plane crash in Virginia in 1971, at age 45, just shy of his 46th birthday. He was interred, with full military honors, in Arlington National Cemetery.

Murphy died in a plane crash in Virginia in at age just shy of his birthday. He was interred, with full military honors, in Arlington National Cemetery. The most decorated soldier of and actor.

Corte de cabello Sioux de la 101

Tropas da Airborne embarcando para a Normandia

Poteau

In a captured image distributed by the Signal Corps, a German trooper is seen…

Erwin Rommel. Soldiers captured during his Africa campaign were reported to have been treated humanely. Orders to kill Jewish soldiers, civilians & captured commandos were ignored. Rommel was linked to the conspiracy to assassinate Hitler. Hitler forced Rommel to commit suicide with a cyanide pill, in return for assurances that Rommel's family would not be persecuted. He was given a state funeral, & his death was said to be a heart attack, following a car crash.

Rommel was linked to the conspiracy to assassinate Hitler. Hitler forced Rommel to commit suicide with a cyanide pill, in return for assurances that Rommel's family would not be persecuted. He was given a state funeral.

Soldier with a kitten in the trenches

Once Upon a Time in War — A Red Army soldier with his kitten, Eastern Front. ~ "His kitten". Proof that the kittens get everyone! Even a soldier hardened by war. Or maybe ESPECIALLY a soldier hardened by war.

Mortier en Russie

Life of a soldier The harsh war fare required for the war "German soldier"

Interesting pictures.

36 rare photographs of history. Some of the most haunting, impossible to look away, unable to avoid tearing up, pictures I have ever seen.

Meeting at the Elbe. Soviet and American soldiers greet each other and inspect one another’s equipment, including an M1917 Browning machine gun mounted on a Jeep, after joining up near Torgau. The initial contact on 25 April 1945 between the Soviets, advancing from the East, and the Western Allies, advancing from the West, meant that the Allies had effectively cut Germany in two. The occasion would thereafter be commemorated as Elbe Day. Near Torgau, Saxony, Germany. 29 April 1945.

Russian and American soldiers greet each other and inspect each other’s equipment, including an Browning machine gun mounted on a Jeep, after joining up on the Elbe River near Torgau, Germany (April

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Young German grenadier smiles for the camera sometime in The war is all but lost but he and his comrades persist. He is carrying a Panzerfaust (the German bazooka) and his chances of making it out alive diminish by the day. For the Reich and the Fuhrer.

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