World War II - Morning of saturday March 24, 1945, just prior the jump over the Rhine. The soldier is James "Jim" P Conboy Jr from Company HQ. Jim was born in 1925 in Philadelphia, PA. He was inducted on January 14, 1944 in New Cumberland, PA. Just after the jump, Jim will be wound in action. A 20 mm shell hit his right leg, shattering it. His leg is amputated for wich he receives a Purple Heart Medal. He also awards the Bronze Star Medal (Photo by Robert Capa)
[Photo] A close-up of a British heavily armed patrol of L Detachment SAS in their jeeps, just back from a three month patrol, 18 Jan note twin-mounted Vickers K machine guns and F-S dagger; photo 1 of 3
1939 09 02 A Polish cavalry unit dares to attack a German motorcycle unit with only a sword. Since the end of the Great War, the Polish army was much less advanced than the German Army, often sending cavalry against German Panzer columns.