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U.S. troops aboard a landing craft head for the beaches during Operation Torch of the North African Campaign. Operation Torch was the joint British and American planned invasion (with additional support from soldiers and sailors of Free France, the Netherlands, Canada and Australia) of Axis-held French North African territories. Oran, Algeria. 8 November 1942.

American troops aboard a landing craft en route to the beaches near Oran, Algeria, 8 Nov 1942 Photographer F. Hudson Source Imperial War Museum Identification Code A 12661 Added By C.

The Captain America poster that never was.  (Fan made.)

Fan-Made Superhero Movie Posters We Wish Were Real

D-Day landing June 1944 Omaha Beach Normandy France. I want to go here to stand on the sands of Omaha Beach where my Father landed with the Infantry Division assault wave on June Thank you Dad.we all miss you.

Crossing the Rhine under enemy fire at St. Goar. March 1945.  National Archives 208-YE-132.

“ “I drew an assault boat to cross in-just my luck. We all tried to crawl under each other because the lead was flying around like hail.” Crossing the Rhine under enemy fire at Saint Goar, March.

The famous photo of the Iwo Jima flag raising, 1945. At the time of this particular assembly the Marine on the far right was misidentified. He has since been correctly identified as Cpl. Harlon Block, not Hansen.

The men who raised the flag on Iwo Jima in Joe Rosenthal's iconic photo from 1945 This was the second flag raising.the first time, the flag was too small. Charles Lindberg helped raise the first flag.

GIs of the 79th Infantry Division after the battle in the environs of the port city of Cherbourg, France, June 1944. Visible in the trench is a medic helping the wounded. The German corporal on the ground was among the unlucky ones.

US troops of the Infantry Division look at dead wehrmacht soldier at Fort du Roule in Cherbourg, France - 26 June 1944

This was photographed shortly after the high-casualty victory at Omaha Beach. At a closer look, you might see the soldiers' weary faces and broken spirits. -Omaha Beach, France, June 1944

reinforcements land on Omaha beach during the Normandy D-Day landings near Vierville sur Mer, France, on June (REUTERS/US National Archives)

I think this picture is almost scary to look at. It's a war photo taken by Robert Capa. I chose this picture because it is almost like I am there, looking down on the war and seeing every detail.

Battle of Normandy, June On D-Day, Operation Overlord launches the invasion of German-occupied western Europe. Tank landing ships unload supplies on Omaha Beach, building up for the breakout from Normandy.

World War II history gallery British troops land on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day, the beginning of the Allied invasion of France to establish a second front against German forces in Europe. Normandy, France, June 6, 1944.

GO ou SW-B - World War II history gallery British troops land on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day, the beginning of the Allied invasion of France to establish a second front against German forces in Europe.

The Death of a soldier :- A German soldier is caught in camera as  he is hit by a fatal bullet in 1944.

The moment of death of a German soldier hit by enemy fire, Ukraine, c.

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Photo Normandy Invasion, June 1944 Army troops wade ashore on "Omaha" Beach during the "D-Day" landings, 6 June They were brought to the beach by a Coast Guard manned LCVP. Photograph from the U. Coast Guard Collection in the U.

2 World War, German paratrooper, soldiers dropping from the sky landing on the ground. Vintage, photo, history, never forget.

World War German paratrooper, soldiers dropping from the sky landing on the ground. Vintage, photo, history, never forget.

8. A German soldier returns home only to find his family no longer there -  Frankfurt (1946)

A German soldier returns home only to find his family no longer there. Frankfurt, 1946 - Photo by Tony Vaccaro

US soldier guarding captured German soldiers during World War II.

An American soldier guards German POWs alongside a road. Note that his sidearm is a captured German pistol, a nonstandard caliber not in U. service at the time. This shows what life was like for a solider and that they had to guard POW sometimes.