World War Two

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wehadfacesthen: “ A soldier says goodbye to his wife and infant child in Pennsylvania Station before shipping out for service in World War II, New York City, Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt.

A soldier says goodbye to his wife and infant child in Pennsylvania Station before shipping out for service in World War II, New York City, 1943.

Combined Allied forces consisting of over troops launched the D-Day invasion, formally known as Operation Overlord, along 50 miles of coastline in northern France. Normandy Beach, D Day Normandy, Military Photos, Military History, D Day 1944, Omaha Beach, D Day Beach, Normandy Invasion, D Day Landings
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Omaha Beach, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer

 Army remembers June The World War II D-Day invasion of Normandy, France.

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 Army remembers June The World War II D-Day invasion of Normandy, France.

British Infantry

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Robert Capa - American soldiers landing on Omaha Beach, D-Day, Normandy, France, - Howard Greenberg Gallery Magnum Photos, D Day Normandy, Normandy Beach, Normandy France, Omaha Beach, Normandy Invasion, D Day Landings, Landing Craft, War Image
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Since its inception over thirty years ago, Howard Greenberg Gallery has built a vast and ever-changing collection of some of the most important photographs in the medium. The Gallery's collection acts as a living history of photography, offering genres and styles from Pictorialism to Modernism, in addition to contemporary photography and images conceived for industry, advertising, and fashion. Maintaining diverse and extensive holdings of photographic prints, the gallery includes such…

Sherman Firefly tank seen through an archway in the ruined town of Uedem, during the advance to the Rhine, 1 March Probably a Firefly from the Armoured Division Sherman Firefly, Sherman Tank, Tank Destroyer, Ww2 Photos, History Online, Ardennes, Ww2 Tanks, Military History, Ww2 History

THE CAMPAIGN IN NORTH WEST EUROPE 1944-45

B 14960. Sherman Firefly tank seen through an archway in the ruined town of Uedem during the advance to the Rhine 1 March 1945.

American dead are being grouped and prepared for burial off Omaha Beach. Picture taken in the vicinity of Vierville-sur-Mer, June D Day Normandy, Normandy Beach, Normandy Ww2, Us History, American History, D Day 1944, Omaha Beach, D Day Landings, Man Of War
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This Day in History : June 7, 1944 The morning of June 7, we are still at war but the tides have turned marking the beginning of an end....

 Army soldiers look over the corpses of German victims of an Allied mortar attack during the Battle of Cherbourg, part of the larger Battle of Normandy. In the distance, French civilians wander.

American Infantry

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[Photo] A caliber Browning water-cooled machine gun and its crew on Iwo Jima, circa Feb-Mar 1945 World War II Database

Marines with a Browning .30 cal water cooled machine gun... Iwo Jima.

Men of the Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment manning a trench in the snow at Rumegies, 22 January

THE BRITISH ARMY IN FRANCE 1940

F 2212. Men of the 2nd Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment manning a trench in the snow at Rumegies 22 January 1940.

Airnborne Division, Battle of the Bulge. Volunteers Around The World, Warring States Period, Brothers In Arms, Ardennes, Korean War, American Soldiers, Vietnam War, North Africa, Military History

17th Airnborne Division, Battle of the Bulge.

A British Sherman tank links up with British Airborne forces after having moved inland from the beaches of Normandy. The original caption states this tank was engaging German troops that had been using the Horsa Gliders as cover.

A British Sherman tank links up with British Airborne forces after having moved inland from the beaches of Normandy. The original caption states this tank was engaging German troops that had been using the Horsa Gliders as cover.

The British Army in Normandy 1944 - Category:Sword Beach, - Wikimedia Commons D Day Normandy, Normandy Beach, D Day 1944, Normandy Invasion, D Day Landings, Military Pictures, Ww2 Pictures, American War, British Army
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Category:Sword Beach, 1944-06-06

Wounded soldiers Normandy Omaha Beach June 6 1944 D-Day Infantry Division Churchill, Omaha Beach, D Day Normandy, Normandy France, 4th Infantry Division, Pink Floyd, D Day Landings, Combat Medic, Military History
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Once Upon a Time in War: Photo

War is a horribly fascinating thing, however much man may hate it.

World War Two photograph showing a Waco glider being prepped for the D-Day invasion. Nice photo of a historic and often overlooked airplane, the US built nearly gliders during the war! D Day Normandy, Normandy Beach, Ww2 Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Uss Texas, D Day Invasion, Operation Market Garden, Ww2 Photos, Paratrooper

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Parachutes open as waves of paratroops land in Holland during operations by the Allied Airborne Army in September of Operation Market Garden was the largest airborne operation in history, with some troops were landing by glider and another by parachute.

Parachutes open as waves of paratroops land in Holland during operations by the 1st Allied Airborne Army in September of 1944. Operation Market Garden was the largest airborne operation in history with some 15000 troops were landing by glider and another 20000 by parachute.