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1/9 2nd Marine Division deactivation ceremony. Semper Fi "Walking Dead 1/9" oorah!

1/9 2nd Marine Division deactivation ceremony. Semper Fi "Walking Dead 1/9" oorah!

An Khe, 'Golf Course', the helipad of the 1st Cavalry Division, 1965.

Photo by Larry Burrows, taken at the An Khe 'Golf Course', the helipad of the Cavalry Division. No dates but most likely 1965 by the look of it. The little bubble-canopy helicopters are Sioux:

Panzerkampfwagen III Ausf.H tanks of 11. Panzer-Division enter a Soviet village. Note the equipment covered by tarps and the extra track on the Panzer III ("21") in the background. Behind the front tank we can see the Ghost emblem of the Division. Crews would live out of their vehicle. The Panzer III in the foreground has a Swastika flag strapped on the turret for identification by German aircraft

World War II Pictures In Details: Panzerkampfwagen III During the Soviet Winter

101st airborne division (still one of the best to  put boots on the ground in time of war)

CAVEAT: This is a 2010 photograph of a Airborne Division re-enactment event at Bussum in the Netherlands, and not a genuine wartime picture. Via Floris Oosterveld

Group of American soldiers in the jungles of Vietnam. The first carries a M-79 grenade launcher.

Soldiers in Vietnam War - grenade launcher, aka, the Blooper or Blooker, due to the sound made when fired. Deadly with right guy.

I'll be home soon: A sky trooper from the 1st Cavalry Division keeps track of the time he has left on his "short time" helmet, 1968.

A sky trooper from the Cavalry Division keeps track of the time he has left on his short time helmet, while participating in Operation Pershing, near Bong Son during the Vietnam War, 1968 (Frank Moffitt)

game over. german-soldier-hit-by-soviet-sniper-1942

A dead German soldier lying face down somewhere in Russia with an entry hole from a bullet to the back of his helmet.

The bloodstained coat of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, assassinated in 1914. Getty

BEGINNING OF WWI in 1914 (bloodstained coat of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, assassinated in triggered WWI, from this one man and traveled down a thousand veins of alliances, to millions dead, frozen and starved. It's one hell of a coat)

Valley of death zippo

For many soldiers, Zippos became canvases for self-expression. Engraved by local artisans, there are literally hundreds of such examples carrying messages of anger, self-confidence, hopelessness and regret.

The soldier and the nurse from the D-Day kiss picture in Times Square

The Sailor and the nurse from the D-Day kiss picture in Times Square. Fun Fact- the sailor didn't come forward because he was married at the time of the kiss!

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