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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.

British Soldier - Wiltshire regiment WW2 - Shown with standard issue 7.7x56mm cal.303 Enfield No.4 Mk1 (or Mk2 - very slight difference)

This is not a British Soldier of the Wiltshire regiment in with a steely determination and a desire to get the job done. He is a modern model wearing period uniform.

✯✯✯         A U.S. Marine is seen as he chats with his scouting dog, at Guam, in August 1944, during World War II. The dogs were used to track down Japanese soldiers hidden in caves or jungle strongholds, and for running messages. (Times Union)

The Loyal Dogs Who Served Alongside Human Soldiers In War A U. Marine chats with his scouting dog in Guam in August These dogs were used to track down Japanese soldiers hidden in caves or jungle strongholds, and for running messages.

American Heroes: Japanese American World War II Nisei Soldiers and the Congressional Gold Medal.

American Heroes: Japanese American World War II Nisei Soldiers and the Congressional Gold Medal.

A soldier says goodbye to his wife and infant child in Pennsylvania Station before shipping out for service in World War II, New York City, 1943.

wehadfacesthen: “ A soldier says goodbye to his wife and infant child in Pennsylvania Station before shipping out for service in World War II, New York City, Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt.

This picture grabbed my attention because of the shear number of forces they had.

2 World War, planes dumping soldiers in parasuits, some has already landed, and are running to seek cover.

German machine gunners manning a MG mounted on tripod. Because this will be my story game for trying stop to Nazi destroy world. My character will be travelling through different time zones so Nazi Germany could be an idea.

Lost and found World War II pics (34 photos)

German machine gun crew firing with MG 34 during Operation Barbarossa Part of Army Group North

Historical fiction book about the German occupation during World War II of the small island of Guernsey off the northern coast of France.  One of those books that I hated to finish reading because I enjoyed it so much.

Get this from a library! The soldier's wife. [Margaret Leroy] -- As World War II draws closer and closer to Guernsey, Vivienne de la Mare knows that there will be sacrifices to be made. Not just for herself, but for her two young daughters and for her .

2 World War, German paratrooper, soldiers dropping from the sky landing on the ground. Vintage, photo, history, never forget.

World War German paratrooper, soldiers dropping from the sky landing on the ground. Vintage, photo, history, never forget.

This terrified young German boy is a possible Allied prisoner towards the end of WWII. Dressed in a barely used uniform and coat, new enough that the creases are still crisp, he like so many other children, suffered the consequences of adult political decisions.  from Child soldiers in World War II

nickdrake: “ A fifteen year old German soldier, Hans-Georg Henke, cries after being captured by the US Army in Rechtenbach, Germany, on April He was a member of the Luftwaffe anti-air.

August 3, 1945: HRH Princess Elizabeth is presented with a clock after being promoted to a Junior Commander of the Women's Auxiliary Territorial Service during World War II.

Queen Elizabeth II, 1945 - The life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II

August HRH Princess Elizabeth is presented with a clock after being promoted to a Junior Commander of the Women's Auxiliary Territorial Service during World War II. Queen Elizabeth II when she was young.

Soldier Life: they had to unwillingly leave their family and reluctantly tell them goodbye (in hopes to see them again).

"The Last Kiss" WWII - Departure of the “Amerigo Vespucci” Egypt, 1963 - Who is the photographer?

Another hero of the French Resistance during World War II and decorated for saving the lives of U.S. soldiers shot down behind enemy lines was Micheline Blum-Picard. Only eighteen-years-old when she first became involved in the Resistance, Blum-Picard started by carrying messages taped to her back and then progressed to photographing inside factories damaged by bombing raids  By D-Day, however, she was carrying a rifle, a pistol, and a hand grenade wherever she went.

One of the many women who played a vital part in the French Resistance during World War II. (can we say HERO)

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