28 Of The Most Powerful Pictures From World War II In The Pacific

Haze was convinced he would only go off to World War II for around 4 months, but ended up fighting for 4 years. This hardened him inside. He went into the war intending to go back and be a preacher like his grandfather, but came out an atheist.

War of the Pacific-- (Spanish: Guerra del Pacífico), took place from 1879 to 1883, with Bolivia & Peru on one side and Chile on the other. The war ended with a Chilean victory, which gained a significant amount of land from Peru and Bolivia. Battles were fought in the Pacific Ocean, the Atacama Desert, Peru's deserts, and mountainous regions in the Andes. For the first five months the war played out in a naval campaign, as Chile struggled to establish a sea-based resupply corridor for its…

TIL about the War of the Pacific; Chile vs Peru & Bolivia, from 1879 to one outcome of which was that Bolivia lost it's coast to Chile.

War propaganda poster. Coming out of WWI into WWII.

‘We beat em before. We'll beat em again." France surrendered to the Nazis in June and this UK poster was possibly produced in response, encouraging the population to fight, rather than cave in. Artist and date unknown.

USS Turner Joy (DD-951) was one of 18 Forrest Sherman-class destroyers of the United States Navy. She was named for Admiral Charles Turner Joy USN (1895–1956). Commissioned in 1959, she spent her entire career in the Pacific. She participated extensively in the Vietnam War, and was one of the principal ships involved in the Gulf of Tonkin Incident. Decommissioned: 22 November 1982. Fate: Donared as a museum and berthed at Bremerton, Washington on 10 April 1991.

USS Turner Joy was one of 18 Forrest Sherman-class destroyers of the United States Navy. She was named for Admiral Charles Turner Joy USN. Underway at sea, May (wikipedia.

War of the Pacific (1877 - 1883), between Peru, Chile, and Bolivia

War of the Pacific - between Peru, Chile, and Bolivia

Fredericksburg, TX   http://www.pacificwarmuseum.org

National Museum of the Pacific War (Pacific Theatre of WWII) -- Fredericksburg, Texas

Marine on Saipan Island in the Pacific where some of the bloodiest battles of World War II took place.

American Marine Corporal Doris E. Bankhead, in his hands he captured a Japanese machine gun Type 99

Pacific War - "Battle of the Coal Sea" May 4th-8th The Uss Lexington Explodes after damage by Japanese carrier air attack

Pacific War - "Battle of the Coal Sea" May The Uss Lexington Explodes after damage by Japanese carrier air attack

The National Museum of the Pacific War, Fredericksburg, Texas

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, December 2012 at The National Museum of the Pacific War

the_ww2_memoirs A US Marine with an M2-2 Flamethrower, lights his pipe while gallons of gasoline and nitrogen are strapped to his back, Iwo Jima,Febraury 1945. Marine flamethrowers were a vital part of the island hopping campaign during World War 2. When the Japanese began to use their Fakkuku tactics on islands such as Tarawa, the importance of flamethrowers became clearer than ever. The many bunkers and trenches on Tarawa were difficult to clear and costly but with a flamethrower it was…

US Marine with an flamethrower, lighting a pipe while gallons of gasoline and nitrogen are strapped to his back. Iwo Jima, February Colorized by Jecinci

Pacific War Museum in Fredericksburg, TX

National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, Texas is home of the Admiral Nimitz Foundation.

5448799920 39ebfa04e2 o national musuem of the pacific war, 4 hours away from houston

National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, Texas is home of the Admiral Nimitz Foundation.

The evolution of the Nazi's war planes throughout World War 2. Germany had a solid air force.

The evolution of the Nazi's war planes throughout World War Germany had a solid air force.

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