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Men of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment rest in a Dutch village, 24 September 1944.

Men of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment rest in a Dutch village, 24 September 1944.

During the fight for Onderlangs, this British Para's smock caught the fence when he was hit and he died in this position. Operation Market Garden, Arnhem, September 19, 1944. Brave man......

During the fight for Onderlangs, this British Para's smock caught the fence when he was hit and he died in this position. Operation Market Garden, Arnhem, September 19, 1944. Brave man......

A British soldier from the 2nd Warwickshire Regiment takes aim with his rifle while seated in a tree in Rumegies, France. (January 22, 1940, F 2222)

A British soldier from the 2nd Warwickshire Regiment takes aim with his rifle while seated in a tree in Rumegies, France. (January 22, 1940, F 2222)

Soldados usando máscaras de gas para evitar llorar cuando pelan cebollas (Año 1914, Primera Guerra Mundial)

Soldados usando máscaras de gas para evitar llorar cuando pelan cebollas (Año 1914, Primera Guerra Mundial)

Two Americans of the 2nd Armored Division guarding German prisoners near the bridge over the Bega river in the town of Lemgo, North Rhine Westphalia, Germany. 4/5th April 1945. (This could be the 66th...

Two Americans of the 2nd Armored Division guarding German prisoners near the bridge over the Bega river in the town of Lemgo, North Rhine Westphalia, Germany. 4/5th April 1945. (This could be the 66th...

Finnish soldiers of the II Division/Infantry Regiment JR 12 on the Imatra road in Tali-Ihantala, 30th June 1944. They are passing a Soviet T-34 tank destroyed by a StuG III German assault gun...

Finnish soldiers of the II Division/Infantry Regiment JR 12 on the Imatra road in Tali-Ihantala, 30th June 1944. They are passing a Soviet T-34 tank destroyed by a StuG III German assault gun...

“ Private N.J. Ingram, Perth Regiment of the Canadian Army, stops for a rest north of Arnhem during the liberation of Holland, the Netherlands, 15 April 1945. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

“ Private N.J. Ingram, Perth Regiment of the Canadian Army, stops for a rest north of Arnhem during the liberation of Holland, the Netherlands, 15 April 1945. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

English children watch the activity around a Matilda Mk II tank of British 44th Royal Tank Regiment during exercises against "enemy" parachute troops. Findon, Sussex, England, U.K. 4 March 1941.

English children watch the activity around a Matilda Mk II tank of British 44th Royal Tank Regiment during exercises against "enemy" parachute troops. Findon, Sussex, England, U.K. 4 March 1941.

Soldier from the 50th Northumbrian Division using a a anti-tank gun QF 6 57mm (6… Soldat de la 50ème Division Northumbrian en utilisant un canon anti-char QF 6 57mm (6 ...

Soldier from the 50th Northumbrian Division using a a anti-tank gun QF 6 57mm (6… Soldat de la 50ème Division Northumbrian en utilisant un canon anti-char QF 6 57mm (6 ...

Brave British Paratroops at Osterboek, Holland, September 1944, in the battle for Arnhem

Telegram that spelled end of 'A Bridge Too Far' battle

Brave British Paratroops at Osterboek, Holland, September 1944, in the battle for Arnhem

“Sergeant I.F.Chase cleaning his mess tin on a General Motors T17E1 Staghound armoured car of the South Alberta Regiment, 4th Canadian Division, Bad Zwischenahn, Germany, 29 April 1945 “

“Sergeant I.F.Chase cleaning his mess tin on a General Motors T17E1 Staghound armoured car of the South Alberta Regiment, 4th Canadian Division, Bad Zwischenahn, Germany, 29 April 1945 “

Germans surrendering to the British in Nijmegen, Holland on September 21, 1944 during Operation Market Garden.

Germans surrendering to the British in Nijmegen, Holland on September 21, 1944 during Operation Market Garden.

Japanese Soldier Cartoon | ... of British WW2 soldiers fighting the Japanese in the Burmese jungle

Revealed: The terrible suffering and extraordinary courage of British WW2 soldiers fighting the Japanese in the Burmese jungle

Japanese Soldier Cartoon | ... of British WW2 soldiers fighting the Japanese in the Burmese jungle

Weary troops arrive home after being rescued from Dunkirk

MAX HASTINGS: A gloriously flawed hero: How Winston Churchill saved this nation from the brink of extinction