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An American soldier tenderly holds a wounded Japanese boy inside an airplane as they await a flight to the nearest field hospital. The boy was wounded during the Allies’ campaign to retake Saipan (of the Mariana Islands) and discovered by this soldier.

British soldiers liberated from a Japanese POW camp in Sumatra sit on the steps of an Allied ambulance reading about and discussing the American atomic bomb being dropped on Hiroshima. Singapore. August 1945.

Anne Frank as a young child, leaning against bookshelves. I love the light/shadow here... she continues to be a bearer of light.

A Marine in Vietnam carries children out of danger. This is what I think about when I hear the word "MARINE" who care and protect

Russian and American soldiers shaking hands and greeting each other as Allies at the end of World War 2.

A soldier of the U.S. Seventh Marines carries a rescued puppy in his pocket. SW of Da Nang, Vietnam 1968.

World War II - Sikh soldiers fighting in Italy. The Order of Battle of the Indian Army included the 4th, 8th and 10th Indian Army Divisions. These divisions were part of the legendary 8th British Army and fought along with British, New Zealand, Polish, American, Canadian and French Divisions.