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Soldier crawling through barbed-wire entanglement with this machine gun while on maneuvers.

An American soldier holds a cal Browning machine gun as he crawls through a barbed wire entanglement during training exercises, (Photo by PhotoQuest/Getty Images)

This earlier typed and hand-annotated draft of General Eisenhower’s D-Day “Order of the Day” message provides us an insight into his thoughts, as he reordered parts of the message. It was only declassified in 1973. Via the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum

Dwight Eisenhower Had This Secret Message Prepared For When D-Day Failed - PolicyMic

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A Beach casualties being helped to the sick-bay on board HMS FROBISHER. The cruiser had helped bombard the enemy coastal positions during the week before D-Day

demons: “ El Guettar, Tunisia ” Fallschirmjager: A Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf.G of the Deutsche Afrika Korps (Panzergruppe Afrika) having taken a hit and “brewed” up, being inspected by men of the U.S. Army II Corps, 1943.

American soldiers inspect the destroyed German tank Pz. The photo was taken in Tunisia, the valley area El Gattar (El Guettar).

Nationalisme is ook een groot thema in dit boek zo beschrijft hij hoe mensen verder de wereld in trokken om meer plaatsen te ontdekken en er vlaggen ontstonden en er een nationalistisch gevoel kwam en dat leiden tot oorlog omdat elk land meer grond wilden en er conflicten ontstonden.

TIL that the famous Uncle Sam Wants You and Smokey Bears Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires posters are both imitations of a British army recruitment poster from

Training Maneuvers. Soldiers garbed in camouflaged uniforms emerge from a hideout during training. USA 1944

Soldiers garbed in camouflaged uniforms emerge from a hideout during training.

Unidentified Finnish soldiers, killed during the Winter War,  awaiting their burial. Taipale, 25.7.1942. SA-kuva 99305

Unidentified Finnish soldiers, killed during the Winter War, awaiting their burial.

Allied POWS cheer as an American tank breaks through the barbed wire surrounding the POW camp in Hammelburg, Germany on April 8, 1945.    I am not sure if this was my father's prison or not, could be.

Allied POWS cheer as an American tank breaks through the barbed wire surrounding the POW camp in Hammelburg, Germany on April Armored Division

A German Feldjäger (Military Policeman) stops for a photograph during his smoke break in Finland

Tagged "German invasion of Finland" at link. Photos are from a book published by William Hakvaag on WWII in Norway.

Sergant uses 6x30 Westinghouse binoculars to observe enemy activities for range on his 30 claiber machine gun. May 1945

Sergant uses Westinghouse binoculars to observe enemy activities for range on his 30 claiber machine gun. May 1945

Malmedy Massacre. This is a reproduction of an original WW2 photograph showing the frozen remains of US soldiers at the Battle of the Bulge. Size is about 5" x 5". US Dead at Battle of the Bulge. World War 2 Photo. | eBay!

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Malmedy Massacre. This is a reproduction of an original WW2 photograph showing the frozen remains of US soldiers at the Battle of the Bulge. Size is about 5" x 5". US Dead at Battle of the Bulge. World War 2 Photo. | eBay!

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