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Bayonet Practice  The Japanese Imperial Army gained an infamous reputation of absolute brutality at the end of World War II when the scope of their war crimes was uncovered. With a group of captured Chinese soldiers being used for bayonet practice, soldiers were trained not to kill the POW with the first thrust so other soldiers could practice on the screaming victims on the ground. Nanjing, War, Indonesia, Crime, Wwi, Japanese, Historia, Soldier, Nanking Massacre
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Bayonet Practice The Japanese Imperial Army gained an infamous reputation of absolute brutality at the end of World War II when the scope of their war crimes was uncovered. With a group of captured Chinese soldiers being used for bayonet practice, soldiers were trained not to kill the POW with the first thrust so other soldiers could practice on the screaming victims on the ground.
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Belgian Girl Receives Purple Heart
Chief Machinist Trammell presents his own Purple Heart (which he earned when he suffered wounds from a German 88 millimeter shell near Geilenkirchen) to Rosa De Greief whose life he saved when he rescued her from her bomb wrecked home in which her mother and sister perished....WWII
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10-11 May 1941 | Westminster Abbey | Bomb Incidents
Westminster Abbey Bomb Damage (1941)
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[Photo] Burial at sea aboard USS Hancock for those killed by Japanese special attack two days prior, off Okinawa, Japan, 9 Apr 1945
Burial at sea aboard USS Hancock for those killed by Japanese kamikaze attack two days prior, off Okinawa, Japan, 9 Apr 1945.
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Dead Soldier in Southern France: 1944
Dead Soldier in Southern France: 1944
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Eastern Front: A German for whom the war has ended did not even have the time to hit the ground; he froze in mid air in temperatures reaching minus 40 degrees Celsius.
Yamashita's gold, also referred to as the Yamashita treasure, is the name given to the alleged war loot stolen in Southeast Asia by Japanese forces during World War II and hidden in caves, tunnels and underground complexes in the Philippines. It is named for the Japanese general Tomoyuki Yamashita, nicknamed "The Tiger of Malaya".
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Yamashita's gold, also referred to as the Yamashita treasure, is the name given to the alleged war loot stolen in Southeast Asia by Japanese forces during World War II and hidden in caves, tunnels and underground complexes in the Philippines. It is named for the Japanese general Tomoyuki Yamashita, nicknamed "The Tiger of Malaya".
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Sailor getting tattooed aboard the USS New Jersey, December 1944
D-Day:  Most were just kids... Children, Hero, Ember, Asker, Infantry, Fotografie
D-Day: Most were just kids...
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World War II: The Battle of Britain
Mrs. Mary Couchman, a 24-year-old warden of a small Kentish Village, shields three little children, among them her son, as bombs fall during an air attack on October 18, 1940. The three children were playing in the street when the siren suddenly sounded. Bombs began to fall as she ran to them and gathered the three in her arms, protecting them with her body. Complimented on her bravery, she said, "Oh, it was nothing. Someone had look after the children."
Determination written on their countenances, Marines start the drive to the interior of Iwo Jima. Running at a crouch, they dart across the table-land in the shadow of Mount Suribachi, taking advantage of the scant protection offered by small rises in the volcanic island. Feb. 1945 Vietnam, Marine Fc, Battle Of Iwo Jima, Us Marine, Wwii, Us Marine Corps, Iwo Jima, Marine Corps History, Marine Corps
Determination written on their countenances, Marines start the drive to the interior of Iwo Jima. Running at a crouch, they dart across the table-land in the shadow of Mount Suribachi, taking advantage of the scant protection offered by small rises in the volcanic island. Feb. 1945
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Okinawa Photos
(1 April 1945). As the Marines landed on Okinawa, the Japanese military fled, leaving the aged, the infirm, and the too-small children in the path of the Leathernecks. Marine Corporal Fenwick H. Dunn of Lynn, Massachusetts, shares the candy from his K ration with an aged woman.
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World War II Photos
First Flag on Guam
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World War II: US Navy
The Liberation of Rome
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Hundreds of thousands of British and French troops who had fled advancing German forces massed on the beach of Dunkirk, France, on June 4, 1940, awaiting ships to carry them to England.
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Winston Churchill walks through the ruins of Coventry Cathedral, 1942 The History Of The 20th Century - BBC Archive
The dome of St. Paul's Cathedral (undamaged) stands out among the flames and smoke of surrounding buildings during heavy attacks of the German Luftwaffe on December 29, 1940 in London, England. London Cathedral, London City, Fleet Street
The dome of St. Paul's Cathedral (undamaged) stands out among the flames and smoke of surrounding buildings during heavy attacks of the German Luftwaffe on December 29, 1940 in London, England.
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German soldiers standing by corpses after a mass execution in Lidice, Czechoslovakia, in June of 1942. In all, some 340 people from Lidice died because of the German reprisal -- 192 men, 60 women and 88 children. The village was set on fire, the rubble was bulldozed, and Lidice was erased from the land. Years later, a smaller new village of Lidice was built near the site of the old one.
These prisoners were photographed along the Bataan Death March in April of 1942. They have their hands tied behind their backs. The estimates of the number of deaths that occurred along the march vary quite a bit, but some 5,000 to 10,000 Filipino and 600 to 650 American prisoners of war died before they could reach Camp O'Donnell. Thousands more would die in poor conditions at the camp in the following weeks. Palawan, Leyte, Bataan Death March, Army History, Prisoners Of War
These prisoners were photographed along the Bataan Death March in April of 1942. They have their hands tied behind their backs. The estimates of the number of deaths that occurred along the march vary quite a bit, but some 5,000 to 10,000 Filipino and 600 to 650 American prisoners of war died before they could reach Camp O'Donnell. Thousands more would die in poor conditions at the camp in the following weeks.
Jimmy Stewart in the Army during WWII. His first movie back from the war? It's a Wonderful Life, one of the best movies of all time. People, Celebrities, Fotos, Charming Man, Fotografia, Army, Pilot
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Jimmy Stewart in the Army during WWII. His first movie back from the war? It's a Wonderful Life, one of the best movies of all time.
Guadalcanal    Gruesome severed head of a napalmed Japanese soldier    propped up below gun turret of a disabled Japanese tank.    Location: Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands     Date taken: February 1943 Legendary Pictures, Foto Vintage, Life Magazine, Rare Photos, World History
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Guadalcanal Gruesome severed head of a napalmed Japanese soldier propped up below gun turret of a disabled Japanese tank. Location: Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands Date taken: February 1943
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Kirk Douglas (né Issur Danielovitch) (dob: 1916) LT jg US Navy, 1942-44 WWII. He enlisted in the Navy and attended Midshipman School at Notre Dame University. Later he was commissioned as an ensign. He served with an anti-submarine patrol in the Pacific until medically discharged following injuries in 1944. Some of his most memorable characters were in the title role of “Spartacus” (1960), as van Gogh in “Lust for Life” (1956), and as Doc Holliday in “Gunfight at the O.K. Corral” (1957).
John Huston was as a captain with the Army Signal Corps. He directed and produced three films: Report from the Aleutians (1943), The Battle of San Pietro (1944), and Let There Be Light (1945). He rose to the rank of major and received the Legion of Merit award for "courageous work under battle conditions." Hollywood Star, Artists, Houston, Old Film Stars, Portrait, Films, John Huston, Anthony Perkins
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John Huston was as a captain with the Army Signal Corps. He directed and produced three films: Report from the Aleutians (1943), The Battle of San Pietro (1944), and Let There Be Light (1945). He rose to the rank of major and received the Legion of Merit award for "courageous work under battle conditions."
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William Holden Is 'A Different Kind of Hero'
William Holden served as a 2nd lieutenant in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II, where he acted in training films
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Peter Sellers, best known as one of the Goons and for playing Clouseau in The Pink Panther films, was a corporal in the Royal Air Force ground staff. His tour included India and Burma. He also served in Germany and France after the war. Sellers joined the Entertainments National Service Association (ENSA). By the end of the war in 1945, more than four out of every five British entertainers had worked for ENSA, whose focus was on boosting morale of soldiers and factory workers.
Clark Gable, Captain, US Army Air Corps. Although beyond draft age, Clark Gable enlisted as a private in the Air Corps on Aug. 12, 1942 at Los Angeles. He attended Officers' Candidate School at Miami Beach and graduated as a second lieutenant. He then attended aerial gunnery school and in Feb. 1943, on personal orders from Gen. Arnold, went to England to make a motion picture of aerial gunners in action. He was assigned to the 351st Bomb Group at Polebrook and although neither ordered nor exp... Carole Lombard, Steve Mcqueen, Famous, Mare
Clark Gable, Officer in the US Army Air Forces during World War II | SuperStock
Clark Gable, Captain, US Army Air Corps. Although beyond draft age, Clark Gable enlisted as a private in the Air Corps on Aug. 12, 1942 at Los Angeles. He attended Officers' Candidate School at Miami Beach and graduated as a second lieutenant. He then attended aerial gunnery school and in Feb. 1943, on personal orders from Gen. Arnold, went to England to make a motion picture of aerial gunners in action. He was assigned to the 351st Bomb Group at Polebrook and although neither ordered nor exp...
On March 22, 1941, Jimmy Stewart was drafted into the U.S. Armed Forces. He was assigned to the Army Air Corps as an enlisted man and stationed at Moffett Field, Calif.    During his nine months of training at that base, he also took extension courses with the idea of obtaining a commission. He completed the courses and was awaiting the results when Pearl Harbor took place.    A month later he received his commission, and because he had logged over 400 hours as a civilian, he was permitted to... Indiana Pennsylvania, Famous Veterans, Photo Bb, Jimmy Stewart, James Stewart, Charles Lindbergh, Photo Star, I Love Cinema, Film Tv
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On March 22, 1941, Jimmy Stewart was drafted into the U.S. Armed Forces. He was assigned to the Army Air Corps as an enlisted man and stationed at Moffett Field, Calif. During his nine months of training at that base, he also took extension courses with the idea of obtaining a commission. He completed the courses and was awaiting the results when Pearl Harbor took place. A month later he received his commission, and because he had logged over 400 hours as a civilian, he was permitted to...
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Henry Fonda enlisted in the Navy to fight in World War II, saying, "I don't want to be in a fake war in a studio." Previously, he and James Stewart had helped raise funds for the defense of Britain. Fonda served for three years, initially as a Quartermaster 3rd Class on the destroyer USS Satterlee. He was later commissioned as a Lieutenant Junior Grade in Air Combat Intelligence in the Central Pacific and was awarded the Navy Presidential Unit Citation and the Bronze Star
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Paul Newman served in the United States Navy in World War II in the Pacific theater. Unable to be a pilot, because he was colour blind, he was sent instead to boot camp and then received further training as a radioman and gunner. He qualified as a rear-seat radioman and gunner in torpedo bombers, in 1944. He later flew from aircraft carriers as a turret gunner in an Avenger torpedo bomber. As a radioman-gunner, he served aboard the USS Bunker Hill during the Battle of Okinawa, 1945.
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Josephine Baker in her World War II Uniform, c. 1945
Josephine Baker in her World War II Uniform, c. 1945. During World War II, she worked with the French resistance movement. Using her career as a cover, Baker carried secret messages written in invisible ink on her sheet music.
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WWII in Europe
D-Day (1944)
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Once Upon a Time in War
US Army Tank driver Private Willie Blow, March 1945 Germany
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American soldier during liberation of France in WWII
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American soldiers escort a group of Dutch children after the liberation, to a folk song concert (1945)
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World War II: US Navy
Wounded and severely burned when their ship was Kamikaze attacked somewhere in the Pacific, this sailor is fed by his fellow shipmate while aboard the hospital ship the USS Solace.
A girl holding her dog in a devastated neighborhood in Warsaw, Poland, 5 September 1939. Chelsea Fc, Photographer, 1930s
[Photo] A girl holding her dog, 8 Żelazna Street, Warsaw, Poland, 5 Sep 1939
A girl holding her dog in a devastated neighborhood in Warsaw, Poland, 5 September 1939.
World War II - Sikh soldiers fighting in Italy. The Order of Battle of the Indian Army included the 4th, 8th and 10th Indian Army Divisions. These divisions were part of the legendary 8th British Army and fought along with British, New Zealand, Polish, American, Canadian and French Divisions. India, Photo
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World War II - Sikh soldiers fighting in Italy. The Order of Battle of the Indian Army included the 4th, 8th and 10th Indian Army Divisions. These divisions were part of the legendary 8th British Army and fought along with British, New Zealand, Polish, American, Canadian and French Divisions.