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Red Army soldiers raising the Soviet flag over the Reichstag, Berlin,

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Pretty cool quick visual reference: History of English war uniforms in one image,

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.

Polish Calvary vs a German invader September 1939 in memory of Prof. Dziewanowski a Polish Calvary officer I knew.

Typical equipment of the Roman legionnaire.  Only Roman citizens could sign up for the army.  They had to be fit.  They were not allowed to marry.  Their armor gave them excellent protection.  They carried a curved shield.  They could punch the enemy with the metal boss in the center.

The Romans used armor and weapons. For their heads, they would use a helmet, called a Cassis. Their armor was called Lorica Segmenta. They also had on sandals and a red battle cloak.

"Goodbye Old Man" by Fortunino Matania. (December 1st, 1917 – Fins, Nord-du-Calais, France -WWI)                                                                                                                                                     More

'Goodbye Old Man' by Fortunino Matania. This painting for the Blue Cross shows a British soldier saying farewell to his dying horse.

Dunkirk Evacuation: Soldiers scramble aboard a little ship during the Dunkirk evacuation

Dunkirk Evacuation: Soldiers scramble aboard a little ship during the Dunkirk…

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