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Eastern Front, Army Group Center, july 1944: German NCO prepares dynamite and fuse to blow up the railway tracks near Grodno.

Manfred von Richthofen (1892 - 1918), também conhecido como o Barão Vermelho, era um piloto de caça alemão com serviço aéreo do exército alemão imperial (Luftstreitkräfte) durante a Primeira Guerra Mundial . Ele é considerado o maior ás de da guerra, sendo creditado oficialmente com 80 vitórias do combate aéreo.

Acting Sergeant Jake McNiece (US Army paratrooper of the 101st Airborne Division) with warpaint and mohawk ready to drop into Normandy, June 1944. He was the leader of the Filthy Thirteen - an elite demolition unit whose exploits inspired the novel & move "The Dirty Dozen"

Pauline Cushman (Born Harriet Wood) (June 10, 1833 – December 2, 1897), was an American actress and a spy for the Union Army during the American Civil War.

U.S. Army Sniper - France 1944 WW2 - 1903A4 rifle by Za Rodinu, via Flickr

Female snipers of the Soviet 3rd Shock Army, Germany, 1945

US Army medics treat and give comfort to an injured French girl in June 1944. The child was most likely caught in the crossfire of the Allies’ invasion.

German army uniform (WW1) A soldier in German army uniform from around the period of World War 1 (1914-1918)

Allied soldiers examining a ruined Nazi building.

Clark Gable, Captain, US Army Air Corps. Although beyond draft age, he enlisted & attended Officers' Candidate School, graduating as a 2nd lieutenant. He then attended aerial gunnery school & in Feb. 1943, went to England to make a recruiting film. He was assigned to the 351st Bomb Group & flew 5 combat missions. Hilter favored Gable above all other actors & offered a sizable reward to anyone who could capture & bring Gable to him unscathed.

German machine gunners manning a MG mounted on tripod. Date and location unknown. (most likely Russia).

Louis Zamperini-Olympic track runner who went off to fight the Japanese. Was a POW for over 2 years and endured unimaginable hardships. "You won't break me." Olympic Size Hero!

WWI. Battle of Verdun. France The Battle of Verdun was the longest battle of World War I and the world history. It was fought from February 21 to December 18, 1916, between the French and German armies around the town of Verdun, France. The battle involved more than two and a half million men.

A young girl enjoys a cup of tea courtesy of the advancing Allied armies in a sector of Europe now cleared of Hitler's troops. 1944.

German infantry, caught in the ruins of Stalingrad, fight an unwinnable battle. Note the platoon machine gunner with the MG-36, Sept 1942.

German infantry stop for a smoke - France 1944

Paratroopers before their drop on D day.

The Red Army had over 2,000 woman snipers during ww2

A young German soldier treated by an American medic.

A horseback rider of the Red Army cavalry, clad in heavy winter gear, is seen as he passes a German tank abandoned by the retreating German invaders, at an unknown location along the German-Russian front, on February 22, 1942.

Wounded german soldier and a dismembered limb in foreground. Eastern front. WW 2. Rare color photo. The horrors of war.