28 Of The Most Powerful Pictures From World War II In The Pacific - BuzzFeed News

28 Of The Most Powerful Pictures From World War II In The Pacific

Haze was convinced he would only go off to World War II for around 4 months, but ended up fighting for 4 years. This hardened him inside. He went into the war intending to go back and be a preacher like his grandfather, but came out an atheist.

The 5"/25 (127 mm) battery aboard the U.S. Navy battleship USS New Mexico (BB-40) prepares to fire during the bombardment of Saipan 15 June 1944. Note the time-fuze setters on the left side of each gun mount each holding three "fixed" rounds of ammunition; the barrels of 20 mm machine guns at the extreme right; and triple the 14"/50 (34.5 cm) guns in the background.

The 5"/25 (127 mm) battery aboard the U.S. Navy battleship USS New Mexico (BB-40) prepares to fire during the bombardment of Saipan 15 June 1944. Note the time-fuze setters on the left side of each gun mount each holding three "fixed" rounds of ammunition; the barrels of 20 mm machine guns at the extreme right; and triple the 14"/50 (34.5 cm) guns in the background.

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PBM-5 Mariner, aircraft of US Navy patrol bombing squadron VPB-27 at Tanapag, Saipan, Mariana Islands, April 1945.

PBM-5 Mariner, aircraft of US Navy patrol bombing squadron VPB-27 at Tanapag, Saipan, Mariana Islands, April 1945.

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B-24J of the 38th Bomb Squadron The Chambermaid managed to return to Saipan after being heavily damaged over Iwo Jima 11 September 1944. All crewmembers survived and all received the Purple Heart.

B-24J of the 38th Bomb Squadron The Chambermaid managed to return to Saipan after being heavily damaged over Iwo Jima 11 September 1944. All crewmembers survived and all received the Purple Heart.

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”   ― Mahatma Gandhi

Hell in the Pacific: Rare World War II photographs show American soldiers' fight for survival in brutal Battle of Saipan

US Marines running through streets of Garapan while engaging in street fighting Saipan Mariana Islands 3 July 1944.

US Marines running through streets of Garapan while engaging in street fighting Saipan Mariana Islands 3 July 1944.

Using an unexploded 16-inch naval shell for a resting place Marine Private First Class Raymond Hubert shakes the pebbles from his shoe Saipan 1944.

Using an unexploded 16-inch naval shell for a resting place Marine Private First Class Raymond Hubert shakes the pebbles from his shoe Saipan 1944.

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Hell in the Pacific: Rare World War II photographs show American soldiers' fight for survival in brutal Battle of Saipan

Marine, pictured in July looks at the bodies of dead Japanese soldiers killed during the battle for control of Saipan.Nearly Japanese troops died

Japanese emperor Akihito worked to console the people reconcile with Asia   The emperor who will abdicate soon has done much to build relationships with other countries in the region and is well-respected in his homeland.  TOKYO: A special panel to debate the timing of Emperor Akihitos abdication Japans first in nearly two centuries meets on Friday setting the stage for a formal decision by the government.  Akihito who turns 84 on December 23 and has had heart surgery and been treated for…

Japanese emperor Akihito worked to console the people reconcile with Asia The emperor who will abdicate soon has done much to build relationships with other countries in the region and is well-respected in his homeland. TOKYO: A special panel to debate the timing of Emperor Akihitos abdication Japans first in nearly two centuries meets on Friday setting the stage for a formal decision by the government. Akihito who turns 84 on December 23 and has had heart surgery and been treated for…

US soldier cradles a wounded Japanese boy in a cockpit during the Battle of Saipan 1944. Photo by Peter Stackpole.

US soldier cradles a wounded Japanese boy in a cockpit during the Battle of Saipan 1944. Photo by Peter Stackpole.

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