A soldier of the Red Army raises the Russian flag above the Reichstag in Berlin as the city falls to the Allies in 1945

A soldier of the Red Army raises the Russian flag above the Reichstag in Berlin as the city falls to the Allies in 1945

VE DAY IN LONDON, 8 MAY 1945. Two small girls waving their flags in the rubble of Battersea, snapped by an anonymous American photographer.

VE DAY IN LONDON, 8 MAY 1945. Two small girls waving their flags in the rubble of Battersea, snapped by an anonymous American photographer.

On 8th May 1945, generally known as V-E Day, which marked the end of the war in Europe, around 153 U-Boats were in differents stages of combat. Operational U-boats were ordered to surface and sail for Allied ports flying a black flag of surrender. Most made for the UK, although a few reached the US. On 9th May 1945, the first of over 150 surrendered boats started to arrive, but more than 200 were scuttled. Of those surrendering, a quarter were taken over by the Allied powers and the rest…

On 8th May 1945, generally known as V-E Day, which marked the end of the war in Europe, around 153 U-Boats were in differents stages of combat. Operational U-boats were ordered to surface and sail for Allied ports flying a black flag of surrender. Most made for the UK, although a few reached the US. On 9th May 1945, the first of over 150 surrendered boats started to arrive, but more than 200 were scuttled. Of those surrendering, a quarter were taken over by the Allied powers and the rest…

Japanese Propaganda: This poster depicts a Japanese warrior destroying American ships. The flags behind the warrior represent the nations who Japan was allied with.

Japanese Propaganda: This poster depicts a Japanese warrior destroying American ships. The flags behind the warrior represent the nations who Japan was allied with.

British WWII propaganda poster depicting the Union Jack with the slogan: "Our Empire is united against Nazi tyranny"

British WWII propaganda poster depicting the Union Jack with the slogan: "Our Empire is united against Nazi tyranny"

Funny pictures from terrible times (it's weird seeing Nazis acting like kids)

Funny pictures from terrible times

Funny pictures from terrible times (it's weird seeing Nazis acting like kids)

Nazi Germany- I've never seen these photos. They are taking my breath away. The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin                                                                                                                                                     More

Hitler at 50: Color Photos From a Despot's Garish Birthday Bash

Nazi Germany- I've never seen these photos. They are taking my breath away. The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin More

Soviet soldiers hoisting the Soviet flag in Berlin, German. World War II, 1945.

Soviet soldiers hoisting the Soviet flag in Berlin, German. World War II, 1945.

Booty: During WWII Nazies Looted Bank Reserves of conquered countries; took gold back to Germany. Holocaust victims were stripped of valuables, including gold jewelry. Gold melted down, cast into bars w/ mark of German Central Bank, the Reichsbank, imprinted on them. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1385135/Nazi-gold-worth-500m-using-R-A-F-aerial-photos-WW2.html

RAF aerial photos from WW2 used to discover location of £500m Nazi gold bunker

Booty: During WWII Nazies Looted Bank Reserves of conquered countries; took gold back to Germany. Holocaust victims were stripped of valuables, including gold jewelry. Gold melted down, cast into bars w/ mark of German Central Bank, the Reichsbank, imprinted on them. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1385135/Nazi-gold-worth-500m-using-R-A-F-aerial-photos-WW2.html

German troops raise their battle flag right in front of a Greek pantheon just after the successful invasion of Greece. 1941.

German troops raise their battle flag right in front of a Greek pantheon just after the successful invasion of Greece. 1941.

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