Normandy is one of the most beautiful regions of France. It’s also the site of one of the biggest battles in history. The World War II D-Day invasion left its mark on the area. See the landing beaches at Utah and Omaha. Visit the village of Sainte-Mère-Église, the first town liberated by U.S. troops. John Steele, a paratrooper whose chute snagged on the steeple of the village church, could only watch the battle as he hung above... http://www.normandie-tourisme.fr/normandy-tourism-109-2.html
Harlon Henry Block (November 6, 1924 – March 1, 1945) was a United States Marine during World War II. Born in Yorktown, Texas, Block joined the Marine Corps in November 1943 and subsequently saw action during the Battle of Bougainville and the Battle of Iwo Jima where he was killed in action. He is best known as one of the six men photographed raising the flag on Iwo Jima.
PEARL HARBOR (Dec. 3, 2013) Sailors render honors as the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) passes the battleship USS Arizona (BB 39) memorial upon their arrival to Pearl Harbor. Nimitz is in Pearl Harbor for a scheduled port visit during their transit home after an eight-month deployment to the U.S. 5th, 6th, and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Eric M. Butler/Released)
los ataques alemanes a la Linea Maginot en Mayo y Junio de 1940, demostrando que los explosivos y los cañones de 8,8 resultaban suficientes para eliminar las casamatas que formaban la inmensa mayoría de las defensas de la Maginot.