Friday, November 11, 2016

World War II

In honor of Veteran's Day. Thanks, guys.

Bofors 40 mm anti-aircraft gun. A Canadian unit guarding 
the Allied troops who landed at Juno Beach on D-Day.
 Crews of U.S. light tanks stand by awaiting call to clean out 
scattered Nazi machine gun nests in Coburg, Germany. April 25, 1945
German soldiers, supported by armored personnel carriers, move into a burning 
Russian village during the German invasion of the Soviet Union, on June 26, 1941
 Wounded American soldiers of the 32nd Division are carried to the rear by "fuzzy wuzzy angels" - the name for Papua New Guinea natives who helped the Allies by bringing up supplies and carrying back wounded. December 1942
 M-12 tank was called upon to blast enemy defenses at Siegfried Line. March 20, 1945
 Marauder II bombs Banja Luka, Yugoslavia. June 11, 1944
 U.S. Rangers on a troop ship in an English port 
waiting for the signal to sail to the coast of Normandy
V-J Day on Market Street, San Francisco, 14 August 1945

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