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Wrecked ambulance in northern Tunisia. In WWII, the red cross on ambulances, hospital tents, and hospital ships was sometimes ignored by enemy planes.

An army priest writes the name of a soldier killed in a shell burst during the fighting in France, on a makeshift cross, 1944.

Boeing B-17E 41-9122 (Eager Beavers), 11th Bomb Group, 42d Bomb Squadron, taxiing on 2 engines at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal

Burma World War 2: The Flying Tigers, 1942. Armourers Pat Hanley and Jim Musick overhaul cannons in the wings of Curtis P-40. George Rodger.

American M3 Half-track vehicle crossing the Seine River in France, 1944.

The Red Ball Express kept allied troops supplied. Pic taken autumn of 1944.

A column of Amerifcan medical vehicles inches toward Rome. Over the course of the campaign, hundreds of thousands of soldiers were wounded i...

A sign in Tarawa erected by the Marines

USS Indianapolis (CA-35) memorial, Indianapolis, Indiana

B-29s at their Marianas Islands base, 1944 or 1945.

1945 VE (Victory in Europe) Day TIMES SQUARE vintage photo Times Tower Toffenetti Restaurant NYC

Major General Frank Parks, General George Patton, Colonel W. H. Kyle, J. J. McCloy, H. H. Bundy, and US Secretary of War Henry Stimson, reviewing US 2nd Armored Division, Berlin, Germany, 20 Jul 1945; Source: United States National Archives; ID: ARC 198606

Carl Mydans—Time & Life Pictures/Getty, Images Not published in LIFE. American troops rest in a courtyard during the drive towards Rome, World War II.

The liner "Queen Elizabeth" bringing American troops into NY Harbor at the end of WWII, 1945.

US Army nurses disembarking from a truck on their way to planes for transport after they were liberated from Japanese internment camps during WWII. Manila, Luzon, Philippine Islands

Fred Ramage / Keystone Features via Getty Images, fileThe ruins of the famous Tauenzien Strasse and the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in Berlin on July 20, 1945, following Hitler's defeat in World War II.

A Japanese truck captured by Marines is driven on a muddy road during the first Allied offensive in the Pacific, Guadalcanal, 1942

P-40 Warhawk plane with a Flying Tigers paint scheme.

August 1942. Detroit, Michigan. Chrysler Corporation Dodge truck plant. Dodge ambulances are here, lined up for delivery to the Army. Photo by Arthur Siegel for the Office of War Information.


Bodies of Benito Mussolini and Clara Petacci after being killed, public display and humiliated by the crowd