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Ground crew removing the injured and dead crew of a B24 Liberator.

Bari airfield, Italy, August an USAAF’s rescue team pulling out the serious wounded crew’s member from the Liberator “Big Dog’s?” crash landed while returning from a practice mission.

1940- Impressive array of British naval power is admired by two British sailors from the heights of Gibraltar.

Impressive array of British naval power is admired by two British sailors from the heights of Gibraltar, 1940 ~

US Army soldiers who were taking a ride on camels stop and wave to a passing bomber in Tunisia.

US Army soldiers who were taking a ride on camels stop and wave to a passing bomber in Tunisia.

King George VI of England meeting Capt. H.W. Terry and the crew of his B-17 named "Terry and the Pirates" in 1942. This is a B-17F-10-BO Flying Fortress (s/n 41-24489) from the 367th Bomb Squadron, 306th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. Shot down by fighters over France on December 20,1942.

King George VI of England meeting Capt. Terry and the crew of his named "Terry and the Pirates" in This is a Flying Fortress (s/n from the Bomb Squadron, Bomb Group, Air Force. Shot down by fighters over France on December

The Samozaryadnaya Vintovka Tokareva, Obrazets 1940 ("Tokarev Self-loading Rifle, Model of 1940"), or SVT-40, is a Soviet semi-automatic battle rifle which saw widespread service during and after World War II.

The Samozaryadnaya Vintovka Tokareva, Obrazets 1940 ("Tokarev Self-loading Rifle, Model of or is a Soviet semi-automatic battle rifle which saw widespread service during and after World War II.

WW2 poster regarding saving waste fat to be used for munitions.  I now know why my Mom (and myself, for many years), always had a grease can to collect the cooking fat.)

15 Fascinating World War II Vintage Ads & Posters - vintage advertisement posters

Those American Housewives" ~ WWII newspaper article urging women to save waste fats to turn into gunpowder!

5 dos mais Incríveis Heróis da Segunda Guerra Mundial (eram mulheres)

Four pilots leaving their plane, "Pistol Packin' Mama" at the four-engine school at Lockbourne AAF, Ohio, during WASP ferry training Flying Fortress. "Pistol Packin Mama" was a AF assigned to the BG flying out of Italy during

Telegraph announcing the attack on Pearl Harbor. On December 7, 1941, the U.S. naval base on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, was attacked by Japan. In less than 2 hours, the U.S. Pacific Fleet was devastated, and more than 3,500 Americans were either killed or wounded. The incident triggered a mobilization for war. On December 8, the United States declared war against Japan.

The first wire dispatch after Pearl Harbor was attacked by Japanese planes. "Air raid on Pearl Harbor x This is not drill.

1944- One of Merrill's Marauders, Pvt. Wayne Martin, during a rest period of the outfit's march in Burma, shows a native child how to enjoy a stick of chewing gum.

WWII Merrills Marauders Give Gum Native Children Burma Orig Press Photo

Ben Kuroki

The Two Wars of Ben Kuroki, New Book Out About Nebraskan Who Defied Prejudice to Become a War Hero

World War II History Ben Kuroki - flew a total of 58 combat missions during World War II, and is the only Japanese-American in the United States Army Air Forces to serve in combat operations in the Pacific theater of World War II.

8Th Air Force Bomber Command. 8th Bomber Command, B-17 Flying Fortress ground crew on English bicycles bidding goodby to Fortress gunners before bomber takes off on raid in Europe, at airdrome in southern England. | Location: United Kingdom | Date: September 1942 | Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White | LIFE archive - Hosted by Google

A Flying Fortress' ground crew bids goodbye to Fortress gunners before bomber takes off on a raid in Europe, 1942

Troopers of the 101st and their jeeps on a street in Berchtesgaden, 1945

Troopers of the and their jeeps on a street in Berchtesgaden, 1945 Easy Company. Band of Brothers

This photograph was taken in February 1944 on Bougainville, the largest of the Solomon Islands. The stress of combat shows on this squad member, even as the kill board demonstrates the unit's success.

Squadron Scoreboard, Fighting Squadron 17 (later the "Jolly Rogers" at Bougainville, Solomon Islands.

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