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Shortly before the Normandy invasion Winston Churchill tests his hand with the Thompson sub-machine gun in .45 caliber. The "Tommy Gun" was by then the standard light automatic weapon of the US Army and in extensive use by the British and Canadian armies. In the background General Eisenhower also takes aim with the same gun.

Shortly before the Normandy invasion Winston Churchill tests his hand with the Thompson sub-machine gun in caliber. The "Tommy Gun" was by then the standard light automatic weapon of the US Army and in extensive use by the British and Canadian armies.

General Dwight Eisenhower, Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and General Omar Bradley test fire the M1 Carbine (ca. 1943).

General Dwight Eisenhower, Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and General Omar Bradley test fire the Carbine in

Major General Edward Brooks (behind Eisenhower) demonstrating M1 Carbines to Dwight Eisenhower, Winston Churchill, and Omar Bradley, England, United Kingdom, 15 May 1944, photo 1 of 2 | World War II Database

[Photo] Major General Edward Brooks (behind Eisenhower) demonstrating M1 Carbines to Dwight Eisenhower, Winston Churchill, and Omar Bradley, England, United Kingdom, 15 May 1944, photo 1 of 2

Major General Edward Brooks (behind Eisenhower) demonstrating M1 Carbines to Dwight Eisenhower, Winston Churchill, and Omar Bradley, England, United Kingdom, 15 May 1944, photo 1 of 2 | World War II Database

Bradley, Ike, & Patton in a secured Bastogne, January 1944  This happens to be one of my favorite photos. One, Ike is a BAMF for not blousing his boots. My kind of general doesn’t blouse his boots unless he’s gone to jump school. Ike in his simple uniform standing in the mud says just about everything…he cared about his troops. Two, I am pretty sure Patton is wearing Hunter rain boots. Mr. Fashionista!

December 1944 - General Patton, General Eisenhower and General Bradley at Bastogne.

Winston takes a try at it.

Winston takes a try at it.

IN PRAISE OF ENGLAND — “We shall defend our Island, whatever the cost may...

IN PRAISE OF ENGLAND — “We shall defend our Island, whatever the cost may...

General Dwight D. Eisenhower, on a tour of the Third Army front, walks around a cluster of corpses representing the remains of many of the inmates of the German concentration camp at Gotha, Germany at the end of World War II, 12 April 1945.

General Dwight D. Eisenhower, on a tour of the Third Army front, walks around a cluster of corpses representing the remains of many of the inmates of the German concentration camp at Gotha, Germany at the end of World War II, 12 April

Winston Churchill as you've never seen him before | Daily Mail Online

Churchill as you've never seen him before: Rare pictures of former PM from a young man to his state funeral released to mark 50th anniversary of his death

Winston Churchill (left) with friends at Sandhurst just before leaving to be commissioned in the Queen's Own Hussars Picture: Daily Herald Archive/National Media Museum Collection/PA Wire

Brazilian Army Pvt. Francisco de Paula of the Brazilian Expeditionary Force (Portuguese: Força Expedicionária Brasileira, or FEB), prepares to load a 105 mm M2A1 howitzer, shoving a shell into the breech of his gun with the inscription “A cobra está fumando" ("The snake is smoking") during the Italian Campaign. The soldiers of the Brazilian Expeditionary Force called themselves Cobras Fumantes (literally, Smoking Snakes) and wore a divisional shoulder patch that showed a snake smoking a…

Francisco de Paula of the Brazilian Expeditionary Force (Portuguese: Força Expedicionária Brasileira, or FEB), prepares to load a 105 mm howitzer, shoving a shell into the.

Major General Edward Brooks (behind Eisenhower) demonstrating M1 Carbines to Dwight Eisenhower, Winston Churchill, and Omar Bradley, England, United Kingdom, 15 May 1944.

[Photo] Major General Edward Brooks (behind Eisenhower) demonstrating M1 Carbines to Dwight Eisenhower, Winston Churchill, and Omar Bradley, England, United Kingdom, 15 May 1944, photo 2 of 2

Edward Brooks (behind Eisenhower) demonstrating Carbines to Dwight Eisenhower, Winston Churchill, and Omar Bradley, England, 15 May 1944 (US Army photo) ~

Major General Erwin Rommel, and an early Panzer IV (Nº321) of the 7th Panzer Division in France, May 1940.

Major General Erwin Rommel and an early Panzer IV of The Panzer (Ghost) Division in France, May

Douglas Macarthur (Youngest American General) He was the head of the Pacific Theatre of WWII. He defended the Philippines freedom and independence. After two years of war on Japan he accepted their surrender and oversaw the Japanese Occupation of Japan from 1946 to 1951. Lastly he lead our armies into Korea in the 1950's and was retired.

Douglas Macarthur (Youngest American General) He was the head of the Pacific…

RT's WWII Tweets ‏@Voina_41_45eng   February 1945. Stalin shaking Churchill’s hand, with Roosevelt in the background

Winston Churchill greets Joseph Stalin with President Roosevelt outside the Livadia Palace during the Yalta Conference, February War Office official photographer

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