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    During the Second World War Wehrmacht soldiers wore this slogan on their belt buckles, as opposed to members of the Waffen SS, who wore the motto Meine Ehre heißt Treue ('My honour is loyalty')

    German SS soldiers

    A dying soldier clutching to a priest after being hit by sniper fire.This soldier was given comfort in this last moments by an extraordinary brave man.

    Wounded soldier receiving transfusion outside helicopter, Vietnam. Huey. Bell UH-1

    Recognizing Valor - Profile of Charles Thomas, African-American World War II hero. Thomas became the second black soldier to receive the Distinguished Service Cross, the nation's second highest honor.

    German Soldier with MP 40, the camouflage looks like SS

    German soldier

    Waffen ss

    Waffen SS in action

    Benito Mussolini - As the tide of WWII turned against Mussolini, he was captured by anti-Fascist Italian soldiers and executed along with his mistress.

    WWII British Soldier

    (2 Pz.Div ss Das Reich) BMW R12 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    Freedom Fighter | 1865 (Close Up) by Black History Album, via Flickr

    U.S. soldier looks back at the beach after landing, Colleville sur Mer, Normandy, June 6 1944

    German soldier WW1

    Chinese Wehrmacht soldiers

    Tomb of a Black Confederate. Confederate cemetery. Chattanooga, Tennessee.

    German soldier with mp 40

    04 Apr 1968, Near Khe Sanh, South Vietnam --- 4/4/1968-Near Khe Sanh, South Vietnam- First cavalry men, many with head wounds, wait to be evacuated from a hilltop along route #9, during their advance toward Khe Sanh. They are shown close-up, smoking.

    23 Nov 1967, Dak To, South Vietnam. Hill 875 Casualty. Dak To, South Vietnam: Swathed in battle dressings, but still gripping his weapon, a wounded soldier of the 173rd Airborne awaits evacuation from Hill 875. American troops captured the summit of Hill 875, climaxing the longest and costliest battle of the Vietnam war. The battle claimed the lives of 280 Americans and nearly 1400 North Vietnamese. © Bettmann/CORBIS

    Fred Andrews was a soldier from Birmingham who fought during World War I. He was killed in action in 1916 at 21 years of age. His mother produced this postcard in an effort to find him, and even sent copies to Germany.