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WWII equipment of the Bundesgrenzschutz – wwiiafterwwii

The Bundesgrenzschutz (BGS / “Federal Border Guard”) was the first national-level armed service established in West Germany after WWII. It utilized a number of WWII items during the Col…

German General Erwin Rommel inspects defences in Normandy, which he considered to be woefu...

Iconic photos of troops storming French beaches on D-Day, rolling tanks off ships, and swarming up hills after taking the shores, along with preparations for the operation in hours before.

Soviet Soldiers Harassing A German Woman

Although the photograph speaks for itself, context is still necessary in order to understand all the circumstances surrounding it and the gravity of it. In the image captured, a woman is seen to be openly harassed by two Soviet soldiers, near the West Hall section of the Leipzig Hauptbahnhof central railway terminus. Sadly, it was not an isolated incident - the mass rapes took place in the occupied German territory during and after the war. The act of rape, as per historians, is oftentimes…

Morre enfermeira do beijo que simbolizou fim da Guerra | Universo Retrô

Se alguém citasse o nome Greta Friedman em uma conversa, você provavelmente não saberia dizer quem é, mas se mostrassem sua foto, com certeza, você a identificaria. Na icônica imagem de 1945, a enfermeira Greta Friedman foi clicada ao beijar o marinheiro George Mendonsa, em Nova Iorque. Original do fotógrafo Alfred Eisenstaedt para a revista... Leia Mais

Hiroo Onoda (C) salutes after handing over a military sword on Lubang Island in northwestern Phillippines, in this Kyodo file photo taken March 1974.

The former imperial army intelligence officer remained on the Philippine island of Lubang for nearly 29 years without knowledge of Japan's surrender in the second world war. He has died at a Tokyo hospital aged 91