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General Patton with his beloved dog.

"The real dogs of war: General George Patton plays with his bull terrier Willie in Not sure who got this wrong, but Payton's dog was Monty, named after the English general Montgomery. He said it was the ugliest dog he could find and scared of everything.

Bataan Death March, 1942

Bataan Death March, 1942 During the Bataan Death March, American and Filipino prisoners were marched almost 80 miles to Camp O’Donnell.

German prisoners of war in Moscow (1944) Approximately 3 million German prisoners of war were captured by the USSR during WWII, most of them during the great advances of the Red Army in the last year of the war. The POW were employed as forced labor in the USSR wartime economy and post war reconstruction. By 1950 almost all had been released, in 1956 the last surviving German POW returned home from the USSR

Approximately 3 million German prisoners of War were captured by the Soviet Union during WWII, most of them during the great advances of the Red Army in the last year of the war.

A Dutch family amidst a devastated town after the German invasion, May 1940

[Photo] A Dutch family amidst a devastated town after the German invasion, May 1940

War hurts children and families! A Dutch family amidst a devastated town after the German invasion, May 1940

Helmets of Americans Killed On Iwo Jima

Memorial to the price of victory.a Marine paces past the piles of helmets removed from the Americans who fell on this milestone of Tokyo Road.

American soldiers liberating prisoners from a concentration camp at the end of WWII.

Sick survivors are evacuated from the Woebbelin concentration camp where they will receive medical attention, May

The endless procession of German prisoners captured with the fall of Aachen marching through the ruined city streets to captivity." Germany, October 1944. 260-MGG-1061-1. (ww2_169.jpg)

The endless procession of German prisoners captured with the fall of Aachen marching through the ruined city streets to captivity.

US Marine after two days of fighting on Eniwetok Atoll in the Marshall Islands, Feb 1944.

US Marine after two days of fighting on Eniwetok Atoll in the Marshall Islands, Feb 1944 (thousand yard stare)

Greece, 1941-1944. Μalnourished child holding ration coupon is about to try some soup from a soup kitchen; under German and Axis occupation Greeks were deprived from all food supplies produced in their country, which were sent to Axis troops waging war at the Eastern Front. Things got worse by Greek-run black market "businessmen". Consequently, death ratio due to famine raised to one of the highest in occupied Europe.

Greece, Μalnourished child holding ration coupon is about to try some…

American crew demonstrates the size of a hole in the wing of a B-17, resulting from German flak during a raid on  Ludwigshafen, 1944. The B-17 was famous for sustaining crippling damage and still possessing the airworthiness to allow pilots to fly to safety.

American crew demonstrate the size of a hole in the wing of a resulting from German flak during a raid on Ludwigshafen, The was famous for sustaining crippling damage and still possessing the airworthiness to allow pilots to fly to safety ~

a battle of Normandy map where the British had the battle of sword and gold, the Americans had Utah and Omaha and the Canadians had Juno beach

" D-Day ", June, The unloading was a success, although 10 000 soldiers have been killed. 6 000 Americans soldiers and 4 000 Canadian and British soldiers. Never forget.

September 1942, A child deported during the “Sperre” in the Lodz Ghetto, Poland.

A child deported during the “Sperre” in the Lodz Ghetto, Poland. On September the mass deportation known as the “Sperre” began - the roundup and removal of more than children, elderly and ill Jews in a one-week period from the Lodz Ghetto.

4th Infantry Division-Hurtgen Forest, November 1944

The Battle of the Hürtgen Forest - Sgt Mike Ala, Infantry Division, Hurtgen Forest- 18 Nov 44