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indypendenthistory: “Sgt Jake McNiece of the 101st Airborne Division, ready to drop into Normandy, June 1944. - Imgur ”

James "Jake"McNiece (May 1919 – January was a US Army paratrooper in World War II. He was the leader of the Filthy Thirteen, an elite demolition unit whose exploits inspired the novel and movie The Dirty Dozen.

German soldier of the Wehrmacht firing with his Mg42.

Stalingrad, German soldier (Though frequently posted as "Stalingrad 1943 German soldier" or the like, this is a modern re-enactment plainly credited to Hungarian photographer Balasz Santha. It is not a genuine wartime image.

German MG-42. The Best Machine Gun of WW2. My personal favorite Machine Gun too.  It shot over 1500 rounds per minute! :-{ Ouch of your fighting aginst this Motherfucker!!

CAVEAT: Though frequently posted here as "German soldier" or the like, this is a modern re-enactment plainly credited to Hungarian photographer Balasz Santha at the top. It is not a genuine wartime image.

The 21 Best Infographics of D-Day - Normandy Landings

The Battle of Normandy Map ~ Normandy ~ France ~ "Operation Overlord" began on June It involved 160 000 Allied troops at the Battle of Normandy and the D-Day Landings. By August there were over 000 Allied troops in France. ~ World War II

Mister Softee ice cream van I used to love it when he came around when I stayed at my Nan's she used to buy me an oyster shell, oh so yummy ;-)

Mister Softee ice cream van I used to love it when he came around when I stayed at my Nan's she used to buy me an oyster shell, oh so yummy ;