The US ‘Screaming Eagles’ Airborne Division jumped into Holland in a daylight aerial assault on 17 September north of Eindhoven. The bridges assigned to the Airborne at Best and Son were a full 8 miles north of Eindhoven.
American soldiers on the way to Omaha Beach, 1944 [402x513]
A destroyed WWII plane, 1944 and recent. I have my doubts on this one, sixty plus years of salt water and oxygen exposure, pacific typhoons and armchair-level explorers? A location added would've helped the skeptic in me quiet a bit.
‘Sinbad’ was a beloved mascot and formal member of the crew of the US Coast Guard cutter Campbell, from 1938 to complete with enlistment forms and official paperwork, uniform and his very own.
B-17G Fortress of the 728th Bombardment Squadron after making a forced landing 8km west of Schillig Germany due to flak damage over Rostock April 11 1944. All 10 crew members survived and were taken prisoner.