Two brothers randomly meet during World War II. Neither knew if the other was still alive.

My grandfather and his brother meeting randomly during WWII, neither knew if the other was alive.

Two brothers randomly meet during World War II. Neither knew if the other was still alive.

An airgunner stands before his B24 bomber wearing what it took to survive at 25,000ft over Germany in 1943-45 ~

An airgunner stands before his B24 bomber wearing what it took to survive at 25,000ft over Germany in 1943-45.

An airgunner stands before his B24 bomber wearing what it took to survive at 25,000ft over Germany in 1943-45 ~

Found by New Zealand troops near Grenvillers this is a very large bore rifle firing long cartridges hopefully to penetrate British Tanks.

Found by New Zealand troops near Grenvillers this is a very large bore rifle firing long cartridges hopefully to penetrate British Tanks.

"Sergeant first class, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), 1970", Kevin Lyles

"Sergeant first class, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), 1970", Kevin Lyles

A German member of a "Trench Attack Squad" poses in steel body armor and two stick grenades. The armor, capable of stopping a pistol round but only superficially helpful against rifle fire, also helped protecting against bayonet and other edged weapons thrusts. The additional weight though fatigued the wearer quickly and defeated any tactical advantage he might have wearing it.

A German member of a "Trench Attack Squad" poses in steel body armor and two stick grenades. The armor, capable of stopping a pistol round but only superficially helpful against rifle fire, also helped protecting against bayonet and other edged weapons thrusts. The additional weight though fatigued the wearer quickly and defeated any tactical advantage he might have wearing it.

I always liked this statue.....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 both the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross.

I always liked this statue.....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 both the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross.

A cautious soldier from 82nd Airborne Brigade, on the lookout near Hue ~ Vietnam War.

A cautious soldier from 82nd Airborne Brigade, on the lookout near Hue ~ Vietnam War.


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A member of the Air Cav Div eats a turkey drumstick while having Thanksgiving in the field. 10 Nov 1967.

A member of the Air Cav Div eats a turkey drumstick while having Thanksgiving in the field. 10 Nov 1967.

JUL 24 1942 Air attack on the Eastern Front trenches A 2cm Anti Aircraft gun pictured in Russia in1943.

JUL 24 1942 Air attack on the Eastern Front trenches A 2cm Anti Aircraft gun pictured in Russia in1943.

Crossbowmen using a single claw spanning hook, and pushes leg down to span crossbow. National library of the Czech Republic CNM XXIII C124 Velislavova Bible f118r 1325-1349.

Crossbowmen using a single claw spanning hook, and pushes leg down to span crossbow. National library of the Czech Republic CNM XXIII C124 Velislavova Bible f118r 1325-1349.

Soldat mit Armbrust, Codex Manesse, fol. 361v, 1300-1340, Zürich.

Soldat mit Armbrust, Codex Manesse, fol. 361v, 1300-1340, Zürich.

Mann mit Armbrust, Beinecke MS.229 Arthurian Romances, fol. 132v, 1275-1300, Frankreich.

Mann mit Armbrust, Beinecke MS.229 Arthurian Romances, fol. 132v, 1275-1300, Frankreich.

1300-1310, France

1300-1310, France

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