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World War II


A U.S. soldier mocks Hitler for the camera, World War II.

Nadezhda Popova was a Russian pilot during WWII. The German military called her one of the "Nachthexen", or "Night Witches" She flew 852 decoy missions in a canvas-winged plane. Dropped food and medicine to Russian marines trapped on the beach at Malaya Zemlya. She had to fly so low that she heard their cheers. After the mission, she found 42 bullet holes in her plane.She died on July 8, 2013 at the age of 91

.}Born Audrey Kathleen Ruston, she would later change her name to Edda von Heemstra to protect herself from the Germans in 1940. Later she would take her famous surname from her great grandmother, Kathleen Hepburn and the rest is history{.

WW2 Parachute Crash Test Dummy.

Navajo Code Talkers on Saipan, June 1944

United States Navy portrait of Paul Newman: "Most Americans know actor Paul Newman had an Academy Award to his credit, but few know his list of awards also include a Navy Combat Action Ribbon and the coveted Combat Aircrew Wings he got while serving as an aviation radioman and aerial gunner during World War II."

Vintage WW2 Poster

Humanity in Warfare: Medic Corporal Roy C. Moore examining a wounded German prisoner in a field near the French town of Countances (1944)

black soldiers stationed in france during world war II. inscription reads "to nelson, always my ace, lucky"

British prisoners of war captured at Dunkirk, France, in June 1940 walk dejectedly up a hill near a German fortification

“The USS Oglala CM-4 capsized at her dock. 
Maryland BB-46 and the capsized Oklahoma BB-37 can be seen in background.”

A Women's Auxiliary Army Corps volunteer.

Soviet Partisan in Belarus, 1943

Japanese Attack Pearl Harbor 1941

Attack on Pearl Harbor - Footage and Aftermath

California being refloated after removal of her main battery. 1942

USS Arizona - Pearl Harbor - December 7, 1941

Two Stuart tanks advancing in the Western Desert, 18 June 1942. - See more at:

Stalingrad (1993) 01/09: This is the best movie on Stalingrad I've seen. It has been uploaded in segments. Recommended.

Italian prisoners, El Alamein, 1942

"New Orleans, line at rationing board." March 1943.

When Corregidor and Bataan fell in 1942, there were 11 US Navy nurses and 66 Army nurses who were captured along with the American and Filipino forces, and imprisoned in and around the city of Manila. These 77 women became known as the Angels of Bataan (sometimes even referred to as the Battling Belles of Bataan) who, despite being prisoners of war, continued to serve as an active nursing unit until their liberation in February 1945.