General Dwight Eisenhower greets GI's loaded down with full packs as they arrive at a French port. Feb. 25, 1945.
American soldiers on Omaha Beach recover the dead after the June 6, 1944 D-Day invasion of France.
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Omaha Beach, June 1944
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70 anos Dia D General Omar Bradley (l) and Admiral Alan Kirk sit and talk as they go ashore on D-day, after the Normandy invasion Corbis
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WWII soldier with M1911-A1 .45ACP - Bullet diameter =.452"
July 1945: The ruined interior of the Chancellery in Berlin after World War II, showing the path of an American bomb which landed in the vicinity of Hitler's office. (Photo by Fred Ramage/Keystone/Getty Images)
The Colt 1911 and Thompson "Tommy gun" both in .45 ACP