A German soldier rubs down massive shells for the 38 cm SK L/45, or "Langer Max" rapid firing railroad gun, ca. 1918. The Langer Max was originally designed as a battleship weapon, later mounted to armored rail cars, one of many types of railroad artillery used by both sides during the war. The Langer Max could fire a 750 kg (1,650 lb) high explosive projectile up to 34,200 m (37,400 yd). (National Archive/Official German Photograph of WWI)
The Battle of Stalingrad was one of the bloodiest battles in history. For six months in 1942/43, Nazi Germany waged a total war on the city;...
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A Japanese pilot took this photo of "Battleship Row" during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941
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exhumed bodies of SS murdered slave workers
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The liner "Queen Elizabeth" bringing American troops into NY Harbor at the end of WW II, 1945. Queen Elizabeth joined the war effort as a troopship in 1940. Her high speed allowed her to travel without escort as she could outrun U-boats easily. In the five years of troopship service, she carried 750,000 troops and covered half a million miles.
The liner "Queen Elizabeth" bringing American troops into NY Harbor at the end of WW II, 1945.
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Waffen SS battle the Russians in a railway station at an unidentified location in 1942. Note the Mauser C96 with stock and 30-round magazine being deployed by the infantryman on the right. The 9-mm Parabellum pistol WW1 vintage and rather rare on the front line in WW2.
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Sailors bound for Manhattan, 1941
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The U-190, a German U-boat, which was surrendered to the Canadian navy in 1945 and later commissioned as HMCS U190, one of Canada's first naval submarines.
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A surrendered German U-boat, flying the Canadian Ensign in 1945.
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D-Day: Most were just kids...