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Nazi General Anton Dostler immediately after the execution, 1945

A Jew is surrounded by men of Einsatzgruppen A who have just shaved his beard and smeared his face with dirt.  And, the Germans smirk for the camera, as if this human being were of no more account than a pesky fly.  Once in the company of an Einsatzgruppe (mobile killing squads), there can be little doubt of a Jew's ultimate fate.

A Jewish man is surrounded by men of Einsatzgruppen A, who have just shaved his beard and smeared his face with dirt. Once in the company of an Einsatzgruppe (mobile killing squad), there can be little doubt of a Victim's ultimate fate.

18th December 1945: The first Nazi General to be executed, Anton Dostler, after being shot by an US Army firing squad. He was tried by an American military tribunal for the summary shooting of 15 prisoners while serving as the General Commanding the 75th German Army Corps. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

The first Nazi General to be executed, Anton Dostler, after being shot by an US Army firing squad. He was tried by an American military tribunal for the summary shooting of 15 prisoners while serving as the General Commanding the German Army Corps.

During WW2 the US continued fielding horse cavalry units and practice training.The last horse Army cavalry charge took place against Japanese forces during fighting in Bataan in the village of Morong on 16 Jan 1942 by the 26th Cavalry Regiment of the Philippine Scouts.The 10th Mountain Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop of the 10th Mountain Divisionwhile not designated as U.S. Cavalry conducted the last horse-mounted charge of any Army organization whilst engaged in Austria in 1945.

During WW2 the US continued fielding horse cavalry units and practice training.The last horse Army cavalry charge took place against Japanese forces during fighting in Bataan in the village of Morong on 16 Jan 1942 by the 26th Cavalry Regiment of the Philippine Scouts.The 10th Mountain Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop of the 10th Mountain Divisionwhile not designated as U.S. Cavalry conducted the last horse-mounted charge of any Army organization whilst engaged in Austria in 1945.

Female Viet Cong Guerilla Mekong Delta 1972

Female Viet Cong Guerilla Mekong Delta 1972

Tired American medic returning from the front lines during the Battle of the Bulge.

WWII 1945 Medic - Tired American medic returning from the front lines during the Battle of the Bulge. Location: Belgium Date taken: 1945

Breathtaking Color Photos Show What Life Was Like in Britain During the Second World War

British schoolchildren watching a dogfight above - Kent, 1940 (colorized)

Japanese nurses and soldiers who have surrendered to the Americans just before the Japanese capitulation in 1945.

Japanese nurses and soldiers who have surrendered to the Americans just before the Japanese capitulation in World War II. (Photo by Dave Davis/Fox Photos/Getty Images). May 1945

Terror A 15-year-old German soldier, who joined the army to support himself following the death of his parents, cries after being captured by the U.S. 9th Army in Rechtenbach, Germany, during Word War II.

nickdrake: “ A fifteen year old German soldier, Hans-Georg Henke, cries after being captured by the US Army in Rechtenbach, Germany, on April He was a member of the Luftwaffe anti-air.

Joseph Goebbels and Leni Riefenstahl

Goebbels and filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl, Germany, 25 Nov 1937 She lived to an old age but was no better than the Nazi thugs she glorified in her movies.

Twelve year old son of a cotton sharecropper near Cleveland, Mississippi. 1937 June. photographer: Dorothea Lange

January 1937 - “Part of the family of a migrant fruit worker from Tennessee, camped near the packinghouse in Winter Haven, Florida.” nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration.

Unknown soviet soldier in the apartment of Goebbels in Hitler's bunker under the Reich Chancellery (1945)

Unknown soviet soldier in the apartment of Goebbels in Hitler's bunker under the Reich Chancellery

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