Standing in the grassy sod bordering row upon row of white crosses in an American cemetery, two dungaree-clad Coast Guardsmen pay silent homage to the memory of a fellow Coast Guardsman who lost his life in action in the Ryukyu Islands.
June Lockheed Lightning fighter planes cross the English countryside on their way to France on D-Day. Note The invasion stripes, unique to that operation for easy identification of Allied aircraft on that busy day.
April 1945 – Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun commit suicide (Front page of the U. Armed Forces newspaper, Stars and Stripes, 2 May For all those NRA members who fear Hitler will take your guns? Here's your news flash.