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Ex-Sgt. Ernie Kreiling gets helmet put on his head by his laughing wife in the foxhole where he first heard an enemy shell during their vacation tour of battlefields were he fought during WWII in North country France - April 1947

Ernie Kreiling gets helmet put on his head by his laughing wife in the foxhole where he first heard an enemy shell during their vacation tour of battlefields were he fought during WWII in North country France - April 1947

Vernon Baker, who was the only living black veteran awarded the Medal of Honor for valor in World War II, receiving it 52 years after he wiped out four German machine-gun nests on a hilltop in northern Italy, died Tuesday at his home near St. Maries, Idaho. He was 90. wwii

Vernon Baker was the only living black veteran awarded the Medal of Honor for valor in World War II, receiving it 52 years after he wiped out four German machine-gun nests on a hilltop in northern Italy. He died at his home near St. Maries, Idaho at age

Jannetje Johanna (Jo) Schaft (1920 -1945) was a Dutch resistance fighter during the nazi-occupation of Amsterdam. She became known as the girl with the red hair. Her secret name in the resistance movement was Hannie. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Hannie Schaft (aka "the Girl with the red hair") was responsible for the assassination of five collaborators. Hitler himself had demanded her arrest. Hannie was shot by the Germans in the dunes near Overveen. She was only 24 years old.

Marines carrying the first flag up Iwo Jima. SO COOL!

Marines carrying the first flag up Mt. Suribachi on Iwo Jima.--The famous flag is the SECOND flag brought up there because the "first one wasn't big enough.

United States Army Nurse Corps - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This vintage World War II poster features a smiling female officer of the US Army Medical Corps. It reads, "You Are Needed Now, Join The Army Nurse Corps, Apply At Your Red Cross Recruiting Station".

WWII Couple

Marilyn Hare begins her mission to kiss soldiers, WWII. I wonder if she ever kissed my dad?

FDR D-Day Speech June 6, 1944-was a prayer.

Troops of the Battalion, Infantry Regiment, Infantry Division assemble on a narrow strip of "Omaha" beach before moving inland near Collville-sur-Mer on "D-Day", 6 June USS is in the background, landing more men.

Labeled as "Great shot of WWII action, the bravery of American soldiers and the love of their fellow soldiers" It's not real. ➡ This comes from the mind of Mark Hogancamp. After being brutally attacked then lacking funds for conventional rehabilitation, built a Nazi-besieged, World War II era town in his backyard at 1/6 scale and resurrected his childhood love for action figures & creates photographic stories of its intrigues.

Miniature Town Brings Its Creator a New Life

Great shot of WWII action, the bravery of American soldiers and the love of their fellow soldiers. Don't leave friends behind!

General Dwight D. Eisenhower watches as prisoners demonstrate how they were tortured at the concentration camp at Gotha. Photo April 12, 1945.

General Eisenhower watches occupants of Ohrdruf concentration camp demonstrate how they were tortured, Generals Bradley and Patton are at his right, April 12

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