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75mm pack howitzer with glider no.10 near Savy

pack howitzer with glider near Savy

Bastogne, 1944

Bastogne, 1944

Along with John Mosby, John McNeill was one of the most effective Confederate guerrillas on the Civil War’s eastern front. A native of modern-day West Virginia, he was the leader of McNeill’s Rangers, a small force of roughly 200 men that used guerrilla tactics to wreak havoc on Union operations in western Virginia.

Along with John Mosby, John McNeill was one of the most effective Confederate guerrillas on the Civil War’s eastern front.

THE ITALIAN BATTLEFIELD – SEPTEMBER 1943-JUNE 1944

THE ITALIAN BATTLEFIELD – SEPTEMBER 1943-JUNE 1944

D-Day, June 6th, 1944 the Allied Forces of WW2 stormed the beaches of Normandy, France.

Into the Jaws of Death. US Army soldiers disembarking from a landing vehicle at Omaha Beach during the Normandy Landings. Sargent on June 1944

Juno Beach, D-Day. Site of 3rd Canadian Infantry Division landing on 6 June 1944.

- Allies - Canadian Infantry: Juno Beach, Canadian Infantry Division landing site on 6 June

Desmond Doss, the only conscientious objector ever to receive the Medal of Honor.  He lowered 75 wounded soldiers one at a time down this cliff in one day during WWII.  Despite his refusal to carry a gun, his men respected him immensely.

Hacksaw Ridge: Desmond Doss, the only conscientious objector ever to receive the Medal of Honor. He lowered 75 wounded soldiers one at a time down this cliff in one day during WWII. Despite his refusal to carry a gun, his men respected him immensely.

German-held postions over the Amblève river in Stavelot, as seen from the front lines. December 30, 1944.

German-held postions over the Amblève river in Stavelot, as seen from the front lines. December 30, 1944.

Breaking through: Germans lie dead on the ground in a German town after the Seventh Army broke through the Siegfried Line

The horrors of World War II revealed in never-before-seen pictures

General Charles Day Palmers Recently Discovered Pictures Show The Horrors Of The Nazi Retreat - Dead German soldiers lie where they fell after artillery worked over this German town during the Seventh Army breakthrough

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SICILY GELA 1943

The Liberation Trilogy by Rick Atkinson

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