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    A Russian JS-2 heavy tank

    This Russian soldier sat on the ground and tried to rest his head on his hand. This momentary loss of motion was enough to cause him to freeze in sub minus 40 celsius, the usual temperature in the Finnish forest during the winter 1939-40. Similar remains could be found by the thousands in the frozen forest.

    Survivors and American soldiers watch as former SS guards are forced to crawl along the ground at the Mauthausen concentration camp. - A bad day to be a Nazi.

    Guadalcanal, 1942: Rare, Classic Photos from World War II - LIFE Exhausted U.S. Marines sprawl on the beach while waiting for landing craft to take them off Guadalcanal following four months of fighting the Japanese.

    What defeat looks like, a Nazi German soldier after the Battle of Kursk, Russia. Eastern Front, 1943.

    German machine gun team taking a break for lunch

    Japanese soldiers and their tank

    This photo, one of the most widely distributed after the war, shows a German soldier shooting a Ukrainian Jew during a mass execution in Vinnytsia, Ukraine, sometime between 1941 and 1943. This image is titled "The last Jew in Vinnitsa", the text that was written on the back of the photograph, which was found in a photo album belonging to a German soldier. The German is no more than 20 years old. The youth in the black uniform in the background is no more than 16.

    Roswell was not aliens - it was the Nazis, according to a German documentary - www.warhistoryonl...

    Near St. Lô. July 26th-30th, 1944. American soldiers resting. Capa

    Irma Grese, the Mass Murderess of Bergen-Belsen, during the Belsen Trial. According to inmate testimony, Grese was fond of whipping inmates and was said to never have been without her boots, whip, or pistol at anytime. Fond of physical and emotional torture, and was said to have delighted in shooting prisoners in cold blood. Her trial took 53 days, and when the verdict was read she was found guilty. Irma Grese was executed on 13 December 1946 at 22 years of age.

    Destroyed German Tanks after the Battle of Kursk, 1943

    A destroyed German Panther

    Last US carrier lost in WWII USS Bismarck Sea (CVE-95): A very impressive perspective seeing her bow-on like this, while loading Douglas SBD Dauntless scout bombers from a barge, circa 1944. Possibly at San Diego (Pt. Loma in background)? A Casablanca class escort carrier, she was launched in April, 1944 by Kaiser in Vancouver, Washington. Only 10 months later she would be sunk in action, the eleventh and last American aircraft carrier lost during World War II.

    Robert Holder, Hauptmann, 130th Panzer Lehr Division cmdr.

    Wiking Division machine gunner dashes forward...

    Nazis climb onto the back of a German Panzer tank

    come back Stug lll and await Marder II

    A frozen German Panther tank, Battle of the Bulge.

    “One day my grandson said to me, Grandpa were you a hero in the war? And I said to him no I'm not a hero, but I have served in a company full of them.” -Maj. Richard "Dick" Winters (1918-2011) Commander of Easy Company in BAND OF BROTHERS

    Near St. Lô. July 26th-30th, 1944. American soldiers with a group of recently captured German soldiers.

    Long war: Hiroo Onoda surrenders on Lubang Island, the Philippines, in 1974.

    Bf 109 G-2 III./JG52 'Battle of Stalingrad' Late Summer '42

    Under the watchful eyes of U.S. troops, members of the Italo-German armistice commission in Morocco are rounded up to be taken to Fedala, north of Casablanca (November 18, 1942). The Commission members were surprised in an American landing.