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    Someone posted "... never leave a man behind." An amazing photo, I would like to know the details. Cannot believe it isn't famous, ... or is it?

    Peer Into The Past: panzerkate: This is so badass

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    Staff Sgt. Walter Ehlers, a Medal of Honor recipient for his heroic actions during World War II, died Thursday at the age of 92. He was the last living Medal of Honor recipient who stormed Omaha Beach on D-Day. Ehlers joined the armed forces in 1940. He earned his Medal of Honor "for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty" on June 9 and 10, 1944, according to the Congressional Medal of Honor Society.

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    German Aviator Lt. Josef Mai, recipient of the Iron Cross (first and second class) who during the Great War was credited with 30 aerial victories. He fought during the German offensive for Paris, and fought around Warsaw on the Eastern Front in 1915. Later fighting on the Western Front would have him involved with dogfights during both the Battle of Verdun and Battle of the Somme. During World War II, he was a flight instructor for the Luftwaffe. He died in 1982, at the age of 94.

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    A rare photo of Captain Ronald Reagan during World War II

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    World War II U.S. Army veteran and Nurse who served in the Battle of the Bulge

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    Very little Adolf Hitler.

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    Hannah Szenes (1921 – 1944) was a Hungarian Jew, one of 37 Jews from the British Mandate for Palestine (now Israel) that were trained by the British to parachute into Yugoslavia during WWII to help save Jews in Hungary who were about to be deported to Auschwitz. She was arrested at the Hungarian border, imprisoned and tortured, but she refused to reveal details of her mission. She was tried & executed by firing squad. She is regarded as a national heroine in Israel.

    FUCK YEAH HISTORY CRUSHES - Hannah Szenes (July 17, 1921 – November 7, 1944)...

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    John Basilone (November 4, 1916 – February 19, 1945) was a United States Marine Gunnery Sergeant who received the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Guadalcanal during World War II. He was the only enlisted Marine in World War II to receive the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross.

    Once Upon a Time in War

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    Ben Kuroki, the only Japanese-American of the US Army to see air combat in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He flew a total of 58 combat missions over Europe and the Pacific during the war and eventually earned three Distinguished Flying Crosses. When asked about the prejudice that almost prevented him from service, Kuroki said: "I had to fight like hell for the right to fight for my own country."

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    This is the Face of one of the biggest HEROs of WWII.. Audie Murphy, 06/20/1924 – 05/28/1971. TINY: standing 5'5" and weighing 110 lbs.. He was NOT just a western movie actor.. the Real Deal..

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    “One day my grandson said to me, Grandpa were you a hero in the war? And I said to him no I'm not a hero, but I have served in a company full of them.” -Maj. Richard "Dick" Winters (1918-2011) Commander of Easy Company in BAND OF BROTHERS

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    Japanese soldiers play with a "doll"-- a human baby impaled with a bayonet. Bestiality at its most brutal. I wouldn't have hesitated to shoot both of these bastards in places that would have made them die a slow death.

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    Massacre of Kalavryta. German troops taking a break after mass killing 667 Greek citizens of Kalavryta area, on 13 December 1943. Behind them, the town is on fire.

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    German women lie dead in the street after being raped and murdered by Russian soldiers. They had been caught by Russian soldiers while out searching for food!

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    Disgust: He saw first-hand and filmed in color what the Nazi's had committed as they sought their final solution

    Rrare color footage filmed by director shows WW2's final days

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    Soupy Sales-Navy-WW2-served aboard the USS Randall in the South Pacific

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    Dan Dailey-Army -WW2-Army Officer (Actor)

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    Inhumane: Backed by their new Nazi occupiers, Ukrainian mobs would rip women's clothes off...

    Secrets of Ukraine's shameful 'holocaust of bullets' killing centre

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    The Minnesota starvation experiment: During World War Two, conscientious objectors in the US and the UK were asked to volunteer for medical research. In one project in the US, young men were starved for six months to help experts decide how to treat victims of mass starvation in Europe.

    The Minnesota starvation experiment

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    Robert Stack-Navy-WW2-

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    Giant Air Force Camera Kodak K-24 US Air Force Camera with Aero-Ektar f2.5, 178 mm, 5x5 lens

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    Jack Warden-Navy and Army-WW2-a member of the 101st Airborne

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    Jesse Owens, Hitler reaction Love watching how Jesse did something that no one else could do - got under Hitler's skin.... music Time by Hans Zimmer

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    Frozen German dead at Stalingrad (Winter 1943)

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    US Army Rations - World War II

    US Army Rations - World War II

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