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Ready boys? US troops fill an amphibious assault craft en route to landing on the Normandy shores, June 6, 1944. Mostly smiling faces. Many of these men had just hours to live.

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Photo Normandy Invasion, June 1944 Army troops on board a LCT, ready to ride across the English Channel to France. Some of these men wear Airborne Division insignia. Photograph released 12 June Official U.

Victorian portraits .... I don't know what he said to her, but it sure got a reaction! I just love this - puts a smile on my face!

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Funny pictures about Victorian photo booth. Oh, and cool pics about Victorian photo booth. Also, Victorian photo booth photos.

'The Long Walk': Rudders Rangers march along Weymouth seafront, towards the harbour, June 1944.

26 Ghostly Images Of World War Two, Blended With The Present

"The Long Walk": Rudders Rangers march along Weymouth seafront, towards the harbour, June // ‘I finally managed to get the now shot for this one. Check the interaction between the guy and the policeman.

First Hot Chow for these rugged veterans of the bitter fighting on Peleliu, First Division Marines pass through the chow line and receive hot food for the first time in many days.

US Marines in a chow line, Peleliu, Palau Islands, Sep 1944

U.S. Army troops march through the streets of an embarkation port on the coast of England, on their way Normandy. | Amazing, Historic Images Of Allied Troops Storming The Beaches Of Normandy On D-Day

Amazing, Historic Images Of Allied Troops Storming The Beaches Of Normandy On D-Day

In the closing days of World War I, Choctaw Indians pioneered a new type of military intelligence.

medievalpoc: “ lydiber: “ Honoring Choctaw Code Talkers, WWI America’s Original Code Talkers. In not yet citizens of the U., Choctaw members of the American Expeditionary Forces were asked to.

Mail call for men of a Naval Beach Battalion

Mail call - Special Brigades, c.

Two brothers randomly meet during World War II. Neither knew if the other was still alive. I wonder if they both survived the war??

My grandfather and his brother meeting randomly during WWII, neither knew if the other was alive.

Two brothers randomly meet during World War II. Neither knew if the other was still alive. This also happened with my Dad and his Brother in Italy.

WW II soldier eating with field knife

soldier eats his rations with a paratrooper's knife in the Normandy beachhead sector of France.

The Monuments Men, the group of Allied men and women who recovered stolen artwork from the Nazis in Europe during the Second World War. The group was composed of artists, curators, archivist, soldiers, men and women from over 13 nations.

The Monuments Men, the group of Allied men and women who recovered stolen…

American soldiers of the 101st Airbourne Division celebrate with the local children in Eindhoven 1944

The faces of freedom: Newly-found photos show joy of residents - and despair of Nazis - as allied troops liberate Dutch town after four years of occupation

American soldiers of the Airbourne Division celebrate with the local children in Eindhoven 1944 Thank you guys. Town I'm born 1952

Triple threat Lena Horne showed her support for the military by visiting Tuskegee Airmen and other military personnel and by refusing to perform for segregated military audiences during World War II. (photo: Associated Press)

vintageblackglamour: “Lena Horne with a group of Tuskegee Airmen on January There are countless photos of Ms. Horne visiting Tuskegee Airmen and other military personnel to show her support.

World War Two as you have never seen it: extremely rare color footage of D-Day invasion released The only known Allied color footage of was found in the attic of a Hollywood director by his son>>>>>

German officers, captured on the beaches of Normandy in France, hang their heads dejectedly as they arrive on June 10, 1944 in England en route to prisoner of war camps. (AP Photo) | Flashbak

D-Day: The Germans Story In 43 Haunting Photos

German officers, captured on the beaches of Normandy in France, hang their heads dejectedly as they arrive on June 1944 in England en route to prisoner of war camps

American soldiers liberating prisoners from a concentration camp at the end of WWII.

American soldiers liberating prisoners from the Nazi concentration camp at the end of WWII.

The Ghost Army was a unit of eleven hundred men hand-picked from New York and Philadelphia art schools and given a unique mission: to impersonate U.S. Army units to deceive the enemy. From a few weeks after D-Day, they put on a "travelling road show" in France with inflatable tanks and fake radio transmissions. Here's a photo of three ghost soldiers with a 500-pound speaker, playing the sounds of an army on the move that could be heard twenty kilometres away.

Three troopers from the so-called Ghost Army stand before one of their loudspeaker carrying halftracks. Vehicles like these were used to perform sonic deception missions against the Germans.

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