The allies

The British Mark V tank was an upgraded version of the Mark IV tank, deployed in 1918 and used in action in the closing months of World War I, in the Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War on the White Russian side, and by the Red Army. Thanks to Walter Wilson's epicyclic gear steering system, it was the first British heavy tank that required only one man to steer it

The British Mark V tank was an upgraded version of the Mark IV tank, deployed in…

The ships, planes, vehicles and troops needed to launch the D-Day invasion

D-Day: How was the biggest ever seaborne invasion launched?

Here's a an Infographic of the allied assault on d-day for Memorial Day.

Old warriors at rest. This is incredible to me, the juxtapose is beautiful.

Old warriors at rest

After all the years go by the memories of war still litter the old battlefields

russen in berlin                                                                                                                                                                                 Más

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

A Sherman Tank and (what looks like) a Humber Armoured Car sit on a foggy hilltop road, waiting for the call to advance during the Final Battle for Monte Cassino. Cassino, Italy, 13th May, 1944.   Monte Cassino was a hilltop Abbey situated less than 2 kilometres to the west of the town of Cassino which dominated the entrance to the surrounding Liri valley.   The effectiveness and pinpoint accuracy of the artillery encountered by the advancing Allied forces lead them to believe that the…

A Sherman Tank and (what looks like) a Humber Armoured Car sit on a foggy hilltop road, waiting for the call to advance during the Final Battle for Monte Cassino. Cassino, Italy, May,

BDM-Hauptgruppenführerin lse Hirsch was a member of ‘The Werewolves’, the 1945 Nazi resistance force working behind enemy lines during the Allies advance into Germany. She took part in 'Operation Carnival', the assassination of the mayor of Aachen, a wartime US collaborator. She parachuted along with five men into the outskirts of Aachen, found their target and executed him. She was eventually arrested, tried and sentenced to four years in prison.

The League of German Girls (Bund Deutscher Maedel) or League of German Maidens, was the girl's wing of the overall Nazi party youth movement, the Hitler Youth.

The Battle of Monte Cassino was a costly series of four assaults by the Allies against the Winter Line in Italy held by Axis forces during the Italian Campaign of World War II. The intention was a breakthrough to Rome the photo shows the allies over looking casino,

The Battle of Monte Cassino was a costly series of four assaults by the Allies against the Winter Line in Italy held by Axis forces during the Italian.

Tucked away in a corner of Ft Lee, stands one of the few remaining WWII era Krupp rail guns. Nicknamed "Anzio Annie" by the allies, this K5 was used extensively by the Germans all throughout WWII, first in 1940 for the invasion of France, and later in the war as a defense tool against the American invasion of Italy. It was later captured by the allies after the invasion. The barrel of this gun is at an impressive 280mm, and was capable of launching 550lb shells over 38 miles.

Tucked away in a corner of Ft Lee, stands one of the few remaining WWII era Krupp rail guns. Nicknamed "Anzio Annie" by the allies, this was used.

World War II history gallery British troops land on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day, the beginning of the Allied invasion of France to establish a second front against German forces in Europe. Normandy, France, June 6, 1944.

GO ou SW-B - World War II history gallery British troops land on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day, the beginning of the Allied invasion of France to establish a second front against German forces in Europe.

Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies: Help Britain Defend America #ww2

I love these old propaganda posters. Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies: Help Britain Defend America

Portrait of Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery on his appointment as Colonel Commandant of the Parachute Regiment, 1944.

TR Portrait of Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery on his appointment as Colonel Commandant of the Parachute Regiment. Field Marshal Montgomery is wearing the beret and jumping jacket of the Parachute Regiment

"Goodbye Old Man" by Fortunino Matania. (December 1st, 1917 – Fins, Nord-du-Calais, France -WWI)                                                                                                                                                     More

'Goodbye Old Man' by Fortunino Matania. This painting for the Blue Cross shows a British soldier saying farewell to his dying horse.

Tank tier/ranking list of Allies: France & Japan

Tank tier/ranking list of Allies: France & Japan image - Mod DB

The corpse of a German Wehrmacht soldier killed in action lies beside the railroad tracks in front of the signpost of the village of Cisterna di Latina after the Allies eventually took the area in May 1944. Earlier that year, the Allies launched the unsuccessful the Battle of Cisterna in an effort to break out of the Anzio beachhead before German reinforcements could arrive and concentrate for a counterattack. The result was a German victory. Cisterna di Latina, Province of Latina, Lazio…

The corpse of a German Wehrmacht soldier killed in action lies beside the railroad tracks in front of the signpost of the village of Cisterna di Latina after the Allies eventually took the area in May Earlier that year, the Allies launched the.

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