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A Japanese soldier carrying a wounded comrade off the battlefield in China, 1939

A Japanese soldier carrying a wounded comrade off the battlefield in China, 1939

/ January 01, 2013 / 75

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After surviving another night of German bombing in mid September 1940, a homeless family plucks a chicken in the East End of London. No doubt the family’s home had been destroyed during the bombing raid known as the Blitz—just over 1.5 million homes were destroyed or damage during the event which lasted from September 1940 to May 1941.

After surviving another night of German bombing in mid September 1940, a homeless family plucks a chicken in the East End of London. No doubt the family’s home had been destroyed during the bombing raid known as the Blitz—just over 1.5 million homes were destroyed or damage during the event which lasted from September 1940 to May 1941.

/ January 01, 2013 / 20

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MacArthur’s return to the Philippines.

MacArthur’s return to the Philippines.

/ January 01, 2013 / 39

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The harsh reality of the Bulge, 1944/45

The harsh reality of the Bulge, 1944/45

/ January 01, 2013 / 275

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Missouri infantrymen of the 19th Infantry Regiment wishing a Happy New Year from the Kumsong front, Korea 1951

Missouri infantrymen of the 19th Infantry Regiment wishing a Happy New Year from the Kumsong front, Korea 1951

/ January 01, 2013 / 144

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A USO sponsored New Year’s Eve party in Philadelphia, 1942

Have fun and be safe guys :)

A USO sponsored New Year’s Eve party in Philadelphia, 1942

Have fun and be safe guys :)

/ December 31, 2012 / 138

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The second A-Bomb in existence, “Fat Man”. Named in honor of Winston Churchill, it was dropped on Nagasaki 9 August 1945.

The second A-Bomb in existence, “Fat Man”. Named in honor of Winston Churchill, it was dropped on Nagasaki 9 August 1945.

/ December 31, 2012 / 51

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USAAF Major George Brooking on skis before his briefing tent, 1944/45

During the Battle of the Bulge, some USAAF officers used skis—like Major Brooking—to move quickly from the briefing area to their P47 Thunderbolts

USAAF Major George Brooking on skis before his briefing tent, 1944/45

During the Battle of the Bulge, some USAAF officers used skis—like Major Brooking—to move quickly from the briefing area to their P47 Thunderbolts

/ December 31, 2012 / 41

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