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A 155mm gun of 53 Heavy Regiment, Royal Artillery during the barrage of Caen.

A 155mm gun of 53 Heavy Regiment, Royal Artillery during the barrage of Caen.

Source / May 17, 2014 / 56

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A disabled landing barge being taken in tow by HMS HOLMES which was operating near the Caen beachhead in support of the D-Day landings.

A disabled landing barge being taken in tow by HMS HOLMES which was operating near the Caen beachhead in support of the D-Day landings.

Source / May 17, 2014 / 20

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Mari-Anne Le Du clasping a book among the debris in one of the rooms of her home in the village of Buron, N. W. of Caen.

Sorry about the sporadic posting, I’m trying to coordinate a out of state move and work like 30+hr/wk and @demons has suffered :(

Mari-Anne Le Du clasping a book among the debris in one of the rooms of her home in the village of Buron, N. W. of Caen.

Sorry about the sporadic posting, I’m trying to coordinate a out of state move and work like 30+hr/wk and @demons has suffered :(

Source / May 17, 2014 / 60

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Personnel of the Canadian Provost Corps outside the new NAAFI (Navy, Army and Air Force Institute) canteen, Caen, France, 27 July 1944.

Personnel of the Canadian Provost Corps outside the new NAAFI (Navy, Army and Air Force Institute) canteen, Caen, France, 27 July 1944.

Source / May 17, 2014 / 59

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A Hawker Hurricane fighter is loaded with ammunition before a mission/France 1940

A Hawker Hurricane fighter is loaded with ammunition before a mission/France 1940

Source / May 15, 2014 / 98

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PM Winston Churchill talks to his son, Captain Randolph Churchill, at a North African airfield under the wing of an aircraft following the end of the Desert War/February 1943.

May 15, 2014, 4:00pm / 52

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Dr Vincenzo Palmieri, Professor of Forensic Medicine and Criminology at the University of Naples, dictating results of the body examination of a Katyn Massacre victim.

Dr Vincenzo Palmieri, Professor of Forensic Medicine and Criminology at the University of Naples, dictating results of the body examination of a Katyn Massacre victim.

Source / May 15, 2014 / 57

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A Royal Marine with his rifle during the march towards Port Stanley during the Falklands Conflict.

A Royal Marine with his rifle during the march towards Port Stanley during the Falklands Conflict.

Source / May 15, 2014 / 126

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