Friday, March 21, 2014

World War II

World War II action from multiple viewpoints. These pictures come from here.

6th Panzer Division in France, 1940
 
 A Japanese bomb explodes on the flight deck of USS Enterprise 
during the Battle of the Eastern Solomons. August 24, 1942
 
 A Marine with the 7th War Dog Platoon, 25th Marine Regiment, takes a nap 
while Butch, his war dog, stands guard. Iwo Jima, February 1945
  
 American Marine searches Agana, Guam for Japanese holdouts after its capture. July 31, 1944
  
 Coast Guard LST heads for Cape Gloucester, Solomon Islands, 
with elements of 1st Marine Division. December 1943
  
 Crew of B-17G Flying Fortress "Flatbush Floogie" of the 8th Air Force are arrested by Luftwaffe personnel from the Jever airdrome near Schillig, Germany on April 11, 1944
  
 General Rommel with the 15th Panzer Division between Tobruk 
and Sidi Omar. Libya, January or November 24, 1941
  
 German Pioneer Officer at the ruins of Stalingrad. October 16, 1942
  
 Japanese soldiers examine POW possessions at the start 
of Bataan Death March, 11 April 1942
  
 Panzerkampfwagen III of Heeresgruppe Süd (Army Group South) advances through the Kuban Steppe on the Caucasus Mountains during Operation Blue. August 1942
 
Private First Class Troy Dixon, Leadhill, Arkansas, uses a Japanese barber chair to cut the hair of Sergeant John Anderson, Anita, Pennsylvania. Okinawa, June 1945

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