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Canadian Cromwell tanks on the move south of Caen

Canadian Cromwell tanks on the move south of Caen

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An aerial view of gliders during Operation Market Garden, Sept 1944

An aerial view of gliders during Operation Market Garden, Sept 1944

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GIs moving through the destroyed city of Saint-Lô, 1944

GIs moving through the destroyed city of Saint-Lô, 1944

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Medic and PFC Warren Capers, 18 August 1944

During the Normandy landing, Capers (along with other members of his medical detachment) a dressing station and gave aid for over 330 soldiers on their beachhead—an act which got him a Silver Star recommendation. Whether or not he was awarded said Star is another story.

Medic and PFC Warren Capers, 18 August 1944

During the Normandy landing, Capers (along with other members of his medical detachment) a dressing station and gave aid for over 330 soldiers on their beachhead—an act which got him a Silver Star recommendation. Whether or not he was awarded said Star is another story.

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Allied flight formations over Tokyo Bay celebrating the official Japanese surrender, 2 Sept 1945

Allied flight formations over Tokyo Bay celebrating the official Japanese surrender, 2 Sept 1945

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Marines of the 5th Division celebrating Japan’s surrender on Iwo Jima, 1945

Marines of the 5th Division celebrating Japan’s surrender on Iwo Jima, 1945

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Mucking around on Iwo after securing the beaches, 1945

Mucking around on Iwo after securing the beaches, 1945

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US Marines of the 2nd Battalion of the 27th Regiment on the beaches of Iwo Jima, 1945

US Marines of the 2nd Battalion of the 27th Regiment on the beaches of Iwo Jima, 1945

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