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Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Soviet sniper during WWII.  A student at the time, Pavlichenko was among the first to volunteer for the armed forced when the Soviet Union was invaded and declined the opportunity to serve as a nurse instead of a soldier so as to put her badass shooting talents to good use.  She went on to record 309 kills, making her the most successful female sniper in history.  After she was wounded in battle, Pavlichenko traveled to the United States.

Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Soviet sniper during WWII. A student at the time, Pavlichenko was among the first to volunteer for the armed forced when the Soviet Union was invaded and declined the opportunity to serve as a nurse instead of a soldier.

Women who worked in the factories testing the guns they made for the war.

On the home front: Toronto in WWII Star file photo. The women who manned the factories building guns for the soldiers demonstrate some of their product - Bren guns - for a photographer.

Waffen SS in action. Soldier looks to be holding the new STG44 assault rifle.

Waffen SS in action. Soldier looks to be holding the new assault rifle.

the_ww2_memoirs US troops from Combat Command B of the U.S. 14th Armored Division entering the Hammelburg Prison in Germany by opening the main gate with bursts of their M3 “Grease Guns”. Hammelburg, Germany. April 6, 1945. In 1941 the US Military began to look for a replacement to the old yet reliable M1 Thompson. In 1942 the M3 Grease gun was adopted by the American military and began to be issued to the troops serving on the frontlines. It should be noted that the M1 Thompson was still…

the_ww2_memoirs US troops from Combat Command B of the U.S. 14th Armored Division entering the Hammelburg Prison in Germany by opening the main gate with bursts of their M3 “Grease Guns”. Hammelburg, Germany. April 6, 1945. In 1941 the US Military began to look for a replacement to the old yet reliable M1 Thompson. In 1942 the M3 Grease gun was adopted by the American military and began to be issued to the troops serving on the frontlines. It should be noted that the M1 Thompson was still…

An American soldier looking over German artillery captured or destroyed in the battle of El Guettar, 1943. -

An American soldier examines captured German artillery, including cm FlaK 40 anti-aircraft guns, Tunisia,

The deadliest machine gun of World War II, the German MG42.  “An interesting view of an MG42 machine gunner looking through the telescopic sight for closer grouping over longer ranges. The MG42 proved its capabilities in both offensive and defensive actions. Its dependability was second to none.

The deadliest machine gun of World War II, the German An interesting view of an machine gunner looking through the telescopic sight for closer grouping over longer ranges. Here the MG is deployed as a heavy machine gun.

Look at the size of that crowd!  I'm a psychologist and it STILL blows my mind, and terrifies me even today!

Fotografías a color de la popularidad de Hitler

Hugo Jaeger—Time & Life Pictures/Getty ImagesHundreds of thousands gather at a harvest festival and Nazi Party rally in Germany, 1937

A #US #Sherman tank has met its demise in the streets of Villers-Bocage, France, June 1944. This must have been an extraordinary shot by the Germans: the Sherman's gun barrel along with the base armored shield have been blown clear off the turret; the shield can be seen on the sidewalk next to what looks like a broken wooden pole (or, perhaps, is it the tank's gun barrel ?).

OP Sherman of Major Dennis Wells of K Battery, Royal Horse Artillery, hit by Wittmann in the right front of the turret and burned. The wooden dummy gun can be seen laying in front of the tank

A German officer holds a STG-44 rifle and looking through his binoculars. The Ardennes Offensive, 1944.

You wanted more, so here it is. More pictures of the Ardennes Offensive, 1944 aka The Battle of the Bulge

A leader of a foot patrol observes American frontline positions in the Hürtgen Forest, November 1944

At attention. Look at them all!

German SA, SS, and NSKK troops gathering at Nürnberg, Germany, 11 Sep 1935 / Charles Russell

Revolver Smith and Wesson-Military and Police

Revolver Smith and Wesson-Military and Police

A Sturmmann of the Freiwilligen-Legion Flandern with what looks like a Multi Stick Dynamite Bunker Buster on the Eastern Front. ca. 1942. In April and May, 1941, Flemish volunteers arrived in Hamburg,...

A Sturmmann of the Freiwilligen-Legion Flandern with what looks like a Multi Stick Dynamite Bunker Buster on the Eastern Front. In April and May, Flemish volunteers arrived in Hamburg,.