US soldier examines the grave of an unknown US soldier, who was buried by the enemy before retreating. The first American soldier who noticed the grave decorated it with mortar shells and ferns.Unseen Pictures of World War II
Rrare color footage filmed by director shows WW2's final days
Picture taken on 10 August 1944 outside the bomb shelter at Führerhauptquartier Wolfsschanze (Rastenburg), before the Diamonds award ceremony for SS-Oberstgruppenführer Dietrich (wearing the new rank insignia) by Adolf Hitler. Sepp Dietrich is received by Hitler. In the background are SS-Gruf Hermann Fegelein, SS-Hstuf Otto Günsche (blocked, Persönlicher Adjutant Adolf Hitler), and SS-Stubaf Heinrich Springer (Verbindungsoffizier der Waffen-SS im Oberkommando der Wehrmacht).
10 Things to Know About Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl--I wouldn't open this page up and read it to students, but it would be good to look over prior to the unit each year so I could share a couple points with them.
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.