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HIstory ~ Soldiers goose-step past the Führer in honor of Hitler's birthday, April Less than five months later, on September the Third Reich's forces invaded Poland; on September England and France declared war on Germany. The Second World War had begun.

Bisonschädel. Wer die beiden Männer sind, ist nicht überliefert. Die Aufnahme stammt aus der Privatsammlung von Clarence Monroe Burton (1853-1932), einem Anwalt aus Detroit. www.spiegel-online.de

Buffalo kill - America, military commanders ordered troops to kill buffalo - not for food, but to deny native Americans their source of food, push them into reservation life. Where millions of buffalo once roamed, only a few thousand animals remained.

Colorised Photographs from Pre-War Germany

22 SHOCKING Color Photos From Nazi Germany -- Adolf Hitler speaking at the Lustgarten, Berlin, 1938

"The Liner, 'Queen Elizabeth', bringing American troops into the New York Harbor, at the end of WWII." Twitter @HistoryInPics

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History In Pictures ‏ The liner "Queen Elizabeth" bringing American troops into NY Harbor at the end of WW II, 1945