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Mark Wayne Clark (May 1, 1896 - April 17, 1984) was an American general during World War II and the Korean War and was the youngest lieutenant general (three-star general) in the U.S. Army.
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Mark_W._Clark General Army United States Led the triumphal entry into Rome. Served under General Alexander. Ordered the destruction of the religious abbey at Monte Cassino. Was Commander in Chief in Italy from late 1944.
Mark Wayne Clark was an American general during World War II and the Korean War and was the youngest lieutenant general (three-star general) in the U.S. Army. and my father hated him
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Lt. Gen. Alexander Patch, Jr., commander of the U.S. Seventh Army in southern France, and his son, Capt. Alexander “Mac” Patch III, shortly before the young officer’s death on 22 October 1944. (U.S. Military Academy)
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Today in World War II History—October 22, 1939 & 1944
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This Day in WWII History: Feb 13, 1945: Firebombing of Dresden
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Female civilian killed during an allied bombing raid in Dresden Germany, 1945
The bombing of Dresden, Germany in February 1945 created an intense firestorm that flattened the city centre. This woman’s body was found in an air raid shelter, which was no defence against the intense heat. (Photo Credit: Deutsche Fotothek). For more: www.elinorflorence.com/blog/dresden-church. The bombing created a unique event called a Firestorm in which the rising gases create a vacuum that sucks in more air (O2) thus feeding the intensity of the fire and heat.. #WW1 #wartime
This Day in WWII History: Feb 13, 1945: Firebombing of Dresden. The grin is creepy.
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During WWII, with fears that Japan would overrun Hawaii, the US decided to issue the $1, $5, $10 and $20 Emergency Federal Reserve Notes with the word "HAWAII" overprinted on the front and back to make each note distinctive enough so that they would know if large amounts were being used to fund the enemy war effort.
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With fears that Japan would overrun Hawaii, the US decided to issue the $1, $5, $10 and $20 Emergency Federal Reserve Notes with the word "HAWAII" overprinted on the front & back to make each note distinctive enough so that they would know if large amounts were being used to fund the enemy war effort.
Who could shoot a baby at point blank range? They were not human beings.
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WW II - Just in case you aren't looking closely, that soldiers is pointing a gun at the back of the baby's head. !! Such inhumanity must never be permitted to ever be repeated !!! We have to regularity view such images to learn the lesson that history shows us , it's the only way to ensure the world NEVER forgets how monstrous the nazis were !!!! ☑️
The soldier is pointing a gun at the back of this baby's head. It is so difficult to see this photo but it is also importatnt to know what some are willing to do to children.
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Sentry and his dog at an airfield next to German bomber Heinkel He-111 H-6 in Russia 1943.
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Sentry and his dog at an airfield next to German bomber Heinkel He-111 H-6 in Russia 1943. The soldier and his dog both look miserable.
The harsh Russian winter drops on two German bombers Heinkel He 111 and a frozen sentry with his dog.
A soldier from a Mountain Infantry Regiment (Gebirgsjäger) aims his MG-34 mounted on a tripod for use against aircraft. A full 360 degree traverse was possible with the tripod mount. Note the anti-aircraft spider sight, used in conjunction with the rear sights.
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Joe DiMaggio served in the Air Force during World War II from 1943-45. He played for the Yankees the seven seasons before and the six seasons after his service time.
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Women spies in the second world war: Rozanne Colchester, now 89, a code breaker during the war and postwar MI6 agent. Photo when she was 17 in WWII.
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Women spies in the second world war: Rozanne Colchester, now 89, a code breaker during the war and postwar MI6 agent. Photo when she was 17 in WWII. #BelleCora @Doubleday Books
Rozanne Medhurst (born ca 1921) was a code breaker and postwar MI6 agent, recalled the "strange isolation" of Bletchley. During World War II, Bletchley Park was the site of United Kingdom's main decryption establishment, Government Code & Cypher School, where ciphers & codes of several Axis countries were decrypted, most importantly ciphers generated by German Enigma & Lorenz machines. Photo: when she was 17 in WWII. She married Halsey Colchester.
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WWII air combat
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World War II, in Russia – the Great Patriotic War (22 June 1941 – 9 May 1945). Air battle over the Kuban River in Russia. MiG-3 (left) and Yak-9 (right) Russian fighter aircraft, Junkers Ju-88 (middle) German aircraft. 1943.
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Walter Matthau-Army Air Forces-8th Air Force as a B-24 Liberator radioman-gunner-staff sergeant, awarded 6 battle stars
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Walter Matthau (born Walter John Matthow - October 1, 1920 – July 1, 2000) was an American actor. During World War II, Matthau served in the U.S. Army Air Forces with the Eighth Air Force in England as a B-24 Liberator radioman-gunner, in the same 453rd Bombardment Group as James Stewart. He was based at RAF Old Buckenham during this time. He reached the rank of staff sergeant, and was awarded 6 battle stars.
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Ernst Kaltenbrunner (4 October 1903 – 16 October 1946) was an Austrian-born senior official of Nazi Germany during World War II. Between January 1943 and May 1945, he held the offices of Chief of the Reichssicherheitshauptamt (RSHA, Reich Main Security Office), President of Interpol and, as a SS-Obergruppenführer und General der Polizei und Waffen-SS, he was the highest-ranking Schutzstaffel (SS) leader to face trial at the first Nuremberg Trials. He was found guilty and hanged.
Kaltenbrunner - mass murders of civilians of occupied countries, executing racial and political undesirables in POW camps. The taking of recaptured prisoners of war to concentration camps, where in some cases they were executed. Establishing concentration camps and committing racial and political undesirables to concentration and annihilation camps for slave labor and mass murder.
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An American infantryman picks up a wounded German soldier on the road to St. Lo, France, and helps him into a half-track. The German was abandoned by his own troops after being wounded. 20 June 1944.
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An American GI picks up a wounded German soldier on the road to St. Lo, France, and helps him into a half-track. The German was abandoned by his own troops after being wounded. 20 June 1944.
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A Yugoslav partisan fighter in World War II. She fought against the Nazis under Tito.
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Russian anti-aircraft school girl gunners ww2 The unit involved was the 1077th Anti-Aircraft Regiment. The crews of these AA Guns consisted of young girls who had volunteered They fully understood that it was their duty to stand and defend this ground to the last person living. The Germans attacked several times inflicting heavy losses to this unit and they kept attacking until all were killed.
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A Yugoslav partisan fighter in World War II. She fought against the Nazis under Tito. Click image to see more hot, badass women of Stalingrad.
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USS Indianapolis - Survivors in shark infested waters.
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Sinking of the USS Indianapolis. It was greatest single loss of life at sea in the history of the U.S. Navy. 300 went down with the ship. The remaining 900 men faced exposure, dehydration, and shark attacks as they waited for assistance--only 316 survived.
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USS Indianapolis - Survivors in shark infested waters. Only 321 survived of the approximately 900 men who went into water. Many died from shark attacks. This is the real incident used for Quint's story in the movie Jaws.
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CAVEAT: Though this image shows up pinned frequently as "WWII photo" or the like, this is a publicity still taken from an image in the television mini-series BAND OF BROTHERS (2001). It is not a genuine World War II photograph, and any miscaptions should be noted and corrected for the benefit of future re-pinners.
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Battle of the Bulge
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A U.S. Soldier stands before the German soldier he just shot at Bastogne.
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This is the complete frame of one of the most famous stills from the German side in World War II. It is one of several taken (along with newsreel film) on December 18, 1944 near Poteau, Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge. The men are smoking captured American cigarettes, and they are part of the 1st SS Panzer Division, Kampfgruppe Hansen. The man on the left is holding an FN High Power pistol, and is draped in a 7.92mm MG42 ammunition belt. He has been wrongly identified as Walter Armbrusch.
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German soldiers smoke captured American cigarettes in front of a U.S. Army armored car on December 17, the second day of Operation HERBSTNEBEL, the attack through Belgium and Luxembourg.
Poteau, Belgium - 18th Dec 1944. German troops taking a break, US armored scout vehicle in background.
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Adolf Hitler makes keynote address at Reichstag session, Kroll Opera House, Berlin, 1939.
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LESSON 55: Adolf Hitler makes keynote address at Reichstag session, Kroll Opera House, Berlin, 1939. Read more: Nazi Propaganda and the Myth of ‘Aryan’ Invincibility | Color Photos | LIFE.com http://life.time.com/world-war-ii/nazi-propaganda-and-the-myth-of-aryan-invincibility/#ixzz2jPPt0Vhe A Brutal Pageantry: The Third Reich’s Myth-Making Machinery, in Color | LIFE.com
Adolf Hitler at Kroll Opera House in Berlin, 1939. Photo by Hitler's personal photographer, Hugo Jaeger.,
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Image from the 1937 "Rape of Nanking". One of the worst and darkest sides of humanity. The Japanese were ruthless when they invaded China in the second world war. Ruthless.
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In December of 1937, the Japanese Imperial Army marched into China's capital city of Nanking and proceeded to murder 300,000 out of 600,000 civilians and soldiers in the city. The six weeks of carnage would become known as the Rape of Nanking and represented the single worst atrocity during the World War II era in either the European or Pacific theaters of war.
Chinese women killed during the Rape of Nanking! The Japanese government still eager to cover up this horrendous mass murder which occurred during WWII.
1937. "Rape of Nanking," Iris Chang's book: Nanking Massacre victims on shore of Yangtze River, Japanese soldier standing nearby. Nanjing Massacre was mass murder and war rape that occurred during 6-week period following Japanese capture of the city of Nanking (Nanjing), former capital of Republic of China, Dec. 13, 1937 during Second Sino-Japanese War. Historians estimated 250,000 to 300,000 people were killed.
A French woman who conceived a baby with a German soldier, punished by having to have her head shaved as a form of humiliation for her acts. Her mother also was subjected to the punishment - June 1944
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A French woman who conceived a baby with a German soldier, punished by having to have her head shaved as a form of humiliation for her acts. Her mother also was subjected to the punishment - June 1944.
Navy Seaman First Class Johnnie David Hutchins of Weimer, Texas, was 21 years old when he was killed in action in the Pacific. He was presented the Medal of Honor posthumously for his actions.