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1942- Photo from propaganda magazine "Freedom", published by the Japanese at Shanghai, shows U.S. soldiers playing volleyball at a prison camp "somewhere" in Shanghai.

1942- Photo from propaganda magazine "Freedom", published by the Japanese at Shanghai, shows U.S. soldiers playing volleyball at a prison camp "somewhere" in Shanghai.

As Japanese immigrants and Japanese-Americans began to be forced to leave their homes, Dorothea Lange captured their journey. The U.S. War Relocation Authority hired the Berkeley-based photojournalist to document the internment in Northern California. Here, a soldier guards those awaiting for transport to a civilian assembly center. San Francisco, April 24, 1942.

As Japanese immigrants and Japanese-Americans began to be forced to leave their homes, Dorothea Lange captured their journey. The U.S. War Relocation Authority hired the Berkeley-based photojournalist to document the internment in Northern California. Here, a soldier guards those awaiting for transport to a civilian assembly center. San Francisco, April 24, 1942.

Fighting for almost 30 years after the end of WW2, Japanese officer Hiroo Onoda finally surrenders in 1974

In March of 1974, 29 years after the official end of World War Two, Hiroo Onoda walks out of the jungle on Lubang Island in the Philippines, where he was finally relieved of duty. [991x740]

Fighting for almost 30 years after the end of WW2, Japanese officer Hiroo Onoda finally surrenders in 1974

Ernie Pyle (1900-1945): Compassionate, Pulitzer Prize-winning war correspondent who chronicled the lives of common soldiers and sailors throughout WWII; killed by a Japanese sniper on Okinawa in the closing days of the war.

Ernie Pyle (1900-1945): Compassionate, Pulitzer Prize-winning war correspondent who chronicled the lives of common soldiers and sailors throughout WWII; killed by a Japanese sniper on Okinawa in the closing days of the war.

"Army nurse, 2nd. Lt. Mildred Minns. The Army is calling for 2.500 a month like her-- trained, between 21 and 40, unmarried, in good health-- to follow troops in combat areas." LOOK, October 1942

"Army nurse, 2nd. Lt. Mildred Minns. The Army is calling for 2.500 a month like her-- trained, between 21 and 40, unmarried, in good health-- to follow troops in combat areas." LOOK, October 1942

1944- U.S. 5th Army soldier distributes the anti-malaria drug Mepacrine to Italian Families in Anzio, Italy.

1944- U.S. 5th Army soldier distributes the anti-malaria drug Mepacrine to Italian Families in Anzio, Italy.

Axis prisoners, WWII. German prisoners at Anzio, Italy. Captured in struggle for beachhead below Rome, German soldiers march down to a ship for transportation to a behind the lines prison camp. Photographed March 4 1944. U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

Axis prisoners, WWII. German prisoners at Anzio, Italy. Captured in struggle for beachhead below Rome, German soldiers march down to a ship for transportation to a behind the lines prison camp. Photographed March 4 1944. U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

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