Category: 1945

Raising the Flag on the Three-Country Cairn 3…

Raising the Flag on the Three-Country Cairn 3543×2693

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Marshal Georgy Zhukov, Marshal Konstantin Roko…

Marshal Georgy Zhukov, Marshal Konstantin Rokossovsky, and Soviet officers greet British Field Marshall Bernard Montgomery, Berlin 1945

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US soldiers with a 1941 Mercedes-Benz 540K cus…

US soldiers with a 1941 Mercedes-Benz 540K custom armor-reinforced ‘Special Roadster’ thought to be Hermann Göring’s, in 1945

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A man pointing to the skulls of victims of the…

A man pointing to the skulls of victims of the Tapel Massacre of Philippino civilians by fleeing Japanese soldiers, Cagayan Province, Luzon, Philippines, November 23, 1945

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Londoners celebrate victory in Europe. May 8th…

Londoners celebrate victory in Europe. May 8th, 1945.

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Marines from the 6th Division riding a M4A3 Sh…

Marines from the 6th Division riding a M4A3 Sherman tank along the western coast of Okinawa. April 1945.

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Hans-Georg Henke – 16 year old German soldier …

Hans-Georg Henke – 16 year old German soldier crying after being captured by the Allies, 1945

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Allied soldiers mock Adolf Hitler on his famou…

Allied soldiers mock Adolf Hitler on his famous balcony at the Chancellery in conquered Berlin. July 6th, 1945

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Abandoned boy holding a stuffed animal amid ru…

Abandoned boy holding a stuffed animal amid ruins following German aerial bombing of London, 1945

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oldschooltulle: “You have gallantly given you…

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“You have gallantly given your life on foreign soil in order that others might live. Now we commit your body to the ground,” said Chaplain Hotaling, photographed at a committal service for a fallen Marine on Iwo Jima. (1945) [652 × 815]