Vít Ďuriš

Vít Ďuriš

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1916 private soldier kit krom The Battle of the Somme - While the First World War was the first modern war, as the Somme kit illustrates, it was also primitive. Along with his gas mask a private would be issued with a spiked ‘trench club’ – almost identical to medieval weapons.

While the First World War was the first modern war, as the Somme kit illustrates, it was also primitive. Along with his gas mask a private would be issued with a spiked ‘trench club’ – almost identical to medieval weapons.

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Three American soldiers lie half-buried in the sand at Buna Beach on New Guinea. This photo was taken in February 1943, but not published un...

Three American soldiers lie half-buried in the sand at Buna Beach on New Guinea. This photo was taken in February but not published until September, when it became the first image of dead American troops to appear in LIFE during World War II

General Eisenhower insisted on photographing and documenting the horror so that future generations would not ignore history and repeat its mistakes. He also forced villagers neighboring the death and concentration camps to view what had occurred in their own backyards.

Ed Seiller of Louisville, Kentucky, stands amid a pile of Holocaust victims as he speaks to 200 German civilians who were forced to see the grim conditions at the Landsberg concentration camp, on May 1945

US tank crewman fixing up his clothes on an old sewing machine in front of his tank.

Didn't see this in the movie FURY, love it! US tank crewman fixing up his clothes on an old sewing machine in front of his tank. Winter of somewhere on the Western Front. Cool old pedal sewing machine.