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Herr Führer and Reichskanzler, we hurl it right back at you, right in your evil-smelling teeth.

— BBC journalist & propagandist Sefton Delmer in response to Hitler’s proposal of peace after the Fall of France

December 12, 2013, 9:57pm / 27

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Marines of the 1st Marine Division pay their respects to the fallen during memorial services at the division’s cemetery at Hamhung, Korea, following the break-out from Chosin Reservoir/13 December 1950.

Sorry about the lack of updates today—I had to go to UCF and deal with a bunch of paper work because holla, I am now the official intern of the UCF Archives & Special Collections :D

December 12, 2013, 9:28pm / 80

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Marines moving through Tinian, 31 July 1944

Marines moving through Tinian, 31 July 1944

Source / December 11, 2013 / 139

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Filming the destruction left by the Battle of Belleau Wood, c. 1918

Filming the destruction left by the Battle of Belleau Wood, c. 1918

Source / December 11, 2013 / 46

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A Marine watches tanks and infantry mop up the last of enemy resistance from a sheer cliff, Tinian July 1944

A Marine watches tanks and infantry mop up the last of enemy resistance from a sheer cliff, Tinian July 1944

Source / December 11, 2013 / 248

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A German trench mortar—Minnenwerfer—captured at the Battle of Belleau Wood by the US Marines 2nd Battalion, 5th Regiment under the command of Col. Frederic M. Wise.

A German trench mortar—Minnenwerfer—captured at the Battle of Belleau Wood by the US Marines 2nd Battalion, 5th Regiment under the command of Col. Frederic M. Wise.

Source / December 11, 2013 / 88

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Pvt Leslie Hemstreet, a USMC Codetalker, of Crystal, New Mexico on Okinawa 1945

Pvt Leslie Hemstreet, a USMC Codetalker, of Crystal, New Mexico on Okinawa 1945

Source / December 11, 2013 / 89

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US Marines in a muddy trench on the front, c. 1918

US Marines in a muddy trench on the front, c. 1918

Source / December 10, 2013 / 351

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