ww2 Photos & Videos

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#tbt Quote 2/2 “They (the Japanese) didn't feed us at all and we were in the hot sun.  I don't have a hip anymore because the joint is rotten from the march and my diet.  The Japanese would make Filipino women hide behind trees and tell us they could help us escape.  Behind the tree or a building would be the Japanese soldiers waiting for us if we tried to get away.  When an American soldier would go over there to that woman saying they could help them, the Japanese would execute both of them.  I saw a pregnant lady behind the building step out once and by then we all knew it was a trick.  The Japanese soldier saw that we weren't going to fall for it so they slit her belly open in front of us.  They didn't value human life.”—SSG Alfred Haws (Army, WWII Veteran) Picture: Alfred lays on a heating pad to minimize the pain in his hip where the bone has completely deteriorated.

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9 minutes ago

Due to lack of my own experience, skills and accuracy, also because of weak holders for those cannon shields I had a GIANT problem with putting those two at the same level and direction. I had to use a metal wire to strengthen the shields (on the top). The assambling of this kit was a real pain in the butt, the hardest one I ever had. I am happy that it's almost done. . . . #modelling #model #scalemodels #scalemodelling #maus #mausv2 #ww2 #tank #german #panzer #wot #worldoftanks #prototype #tracks #tracklinks #modelarstwo #моделизм #plastickit #plastic #plasticmodel #panzerkampfwagen #krupp #pak44 #waffentrager #trumpeter #gunbarrel

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"Among the men who fought on Iwo Jima, uncommon valor was a common virtue.” • My brothers and I, along with the rest of the team here at CivvieSupply, are thrilled to formally announce the next shirt in our BATTLE MAPS Collection — a very special design honoring the dauntless courage of those who fought at the Battle of Iwo Jima. • Launching at 1600 EST next Wednesday, 26 June. Quantities very limited. • #flagsforward #usmc #valor #thepacific #csbattlemaps

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7 Covers in 7 Days 📚✨ Day 1 >RULES: Each day, I will post the cover of a book that I love and nominate someone new to start the challenge. No explanation, no discussion, just post the cover and by doing so, spread some literary love! 📚✨😀 Thank you @foxingfae for nominating me ♥️ I will try my best 😂 . . Today I nominate: @faithencebooks (but I know you’re busy so only if you want to ♥️) . . . #bookphotography #bookaddict #bookstagram #books #book #reading #read #reader #thebookthief #markuszusak #bookish #bookworm #bookaholic #booklover #flowers #yabooks #youngadultbooks #nyc #newyorkcity #bookphoto #bookstagrammer #bibliophile #booknerd #historicalfiction #ww2 #ww2books #myfavoritebook #booktags #newyorktimes #newyorktimesbestseller

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17 minutes ago

Short video of the Monday market in #Guernica. There has been a market on this site for centuries. I love all the green from the kale and lettuce on sale, it seemed to me the colour-opposite of war and destruction. Stall holders were often older women selling the produce from their allotments and gardens in the hills that surround the town. Watching this makes me want to go back again. #drawing #art #alexanderjohnsonart #studio #potd   #kunst #interiordesign @axisweb #deanlandproject #art #painting   #britishart #impressionism   #drawing #draw #sketching #sketchbook #Guernica #Gernika #arboles #spain #DRAWING #contemporaryart #artbuyers #contempoaryartcollector #WW2 #peace #abstractart #kunst #interiordesign #deanlandproject #picasso #WW2 #mercado #Gernika

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Из памятки немецким солдатам в Африке «не нарушайте культурные обычаи местных народов , ведите себя сдержанно , не ведите себя высокомерно и не смейтесь над молящимися людьми на улице . Местные будут видеть в вас более высшую расу . . . From the memo to German soldiers in Africa “do not violate the cultural customs of the local peoples, keep a low profile, do not be arrogant and do not laugh at people praying on the street. The locals will see a higher race in you. . . #ww2 #afrika #DAK #desertfox #german #war #gun #tiger #desert #sand #1942 #lybia

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Five soldiers of the Australian 4th Division, field artillery brigade walking through the remains of Chateau Wood in the Ypres Sailient, Belgium. October 29, 1917. ———————————— The Third Battle of Ypres, more commonly known as the Battle of Passchendaele, was nicknamed the “Battle of the mud” due to the abnormal amount of rain Belgium revived during the Fall of 1917. The British main attack began on July 31st at Pickem Ridge. The Battle would end in a draw on November 10, 1917 as nothing was gained or lost in territory, except for the lives of 400,000 German and Entente soldiers ————————————— Kameraden @ella__sorensen @new_prussia_ball @schlesien_ball @grossdeutschland_mapper_ @trimoreta_ball @eagster_egg @evan_tippett @tfischy @schinski50 @cody_m_hohertz @soldat_westerwald_ball @honey0v0bunny @dylanthedelirious @mr.prism #ww1 #ww2 #thegreatwar #firstworldwar #history #historymemes #ww1memes #ww1history #ww2memes #ww2history #war #ww1reenactment

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🇯🇵日本海軍後期型冬用飛行帽、酸素吸入器二型。 この酸素吸入器は昭和14年制定、複座機用。 ④1945年3月11日米海軍空母「ランドルフ」が日本本土の攻撃を終え、ウルシー泊へと帰投した直後、九州 鹿屋基地から飛び立った梓特別攻撃隊の銀河が「ランドルフ」後甲板に突入した時のものです。 甲板後部に突入により、25名が死亡し106名が負傷しました。 USSランドルフ展示室の実物 後甲板で発見され取得し持ち帰ったランドルフの乗組員から寄贈されたとあります。 この酸素マスクには、欠損も汚れもないことから 突入の瞬間「銀河」搭乗員は酸素マスクをしておらず、機体の損壊とともに転がり落ちたと考えられるとのこと。この状態を見るにまったくの新品だったのではないでしょうか。 ⑤「ランドルフ」に突入したとされる銀河搭乗員最後の姿。 偵察 上飛曹 井貝武志(廣島 電練49期) 操縦 大尉 福田幸悦(北海道 海兵70期) 電信 上飛曹 太田健司(愛知 乙飛14期) 神野正美『梓特別攻撃隊』に、「ランドルフに突入した3名ならびに、近隣の島に墜落した銀河から収容された2名の遺体は、米海軍が丁重に栄誉礼をもって埋葬した。」という元ホ―ネット乗組員からの手紙が紹介されています。 御英霊に感謝の誠を捧げます。 飛行帽、軍装品の研究と修復及び製作販売しております。 #design #production #military #army #戦闘機 #日本軍 #陸軍 #海軍 #海上自衛隊 #militaryshow #aircraftempire #ww2daily #armylife #ww2german #ww2 #history #usaarmy #warmachine #warmovie #coldwarmovie #USA #大和ミュージアム #靖國神社 #英霊 #神風特攻隊 #nomorewars #collection

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A partir de ahora el diario STORM SS será nuestro medio de noticias como la del post anterior. Quiere decir que cada cosa que les quiera avisar ya sea de nuevos post o cosas curiosas será por ahí. Así le damos un toque de ambientación histórica ¿que dicen? ¿Que día les gustaría "leer el diario de noticias" (cuando las haya)? From now on the newspaper STORM SS will be our news medium as the previous post. It means that every thing that wants to tell you about new posts or curious things will be there. So we give a touch of historical ambience what do they say? What day would you like to "read the news journal" (when there are any)? Ab sofort ist die Zeitung STORM SS unser Nachrichtenmedium wie der vorherige Beitrag. Es bedeutet, dass alles da ist, was Sie über neue Beiträge oder neugierige Dinge informieren möchte. Also geben wir einen Hauch von historischem Ambiente, was sagen sie? An welchem ​​Tag möchten Sie "das Nachrichtenjournal lesen" (wenn es welche gibt)? Follow @historischer_krieg _____________________________________ #ww2 #wwii #historypics #war #guns #historical #historyinpictures #history #historia #military #militaryhistory #army #ss #waffenss #wehrmacht #sgm #panzer #panzerwaffe #1943 #1944

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Copparo, Northern Italy, April 23, 1945: The "C" Company of the 2nd Battalion Coldstream Guards (24th Brigade, 56th London Division "The Black Cats") cross the town of Copparo to reach the river Po. ------------------------------------------------ #ww2 #worldwar2 #war #history #army #travel #travelgram #travelingram #travelstagram #wanderlust #photography #instatravel #travelphotography #nowandthen #battle #soldiers #follow #picoftheday #trip #like #instagood #military #explore (Thanks to @lawrence2_ )

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Shortly after the Pearl Harbour attack, Barney Hajiro wanted in on the fight. He volunteered as an infantryman in 1943 with the almost exclusively Japanese 442nd Regiment. In October 1944, he was ordered to advance up a position in the Vosges Mountain chillingly called "Suicide Hill". On the other side were the beleagured 1st Battalion, 141st Infantry, the "Lost Battalion" surrounded from all sides by the German army. On his left and right, men were picked off as they slowly climbed up the rocky slope. After every burst of machine gun fire, a man fell. Hajiro's comrades were all dead and dying below him the 100 meter uphill scramble. His company was virtually annihilated. He crested the hill, rushing 10 meters ahead of what was left his company. Within spitting distance, he destroyed two machine gun nests, and additionally killed two snipers. Of the 185 men in Hajiro's company, only 6 others were with him at the top of suicide hill still standing. By capturing "Suicide Hill", they helped rescue 221 of the 275 trapped Texas soldiers. The sight of a "Jap" in an American military hospital infuriated ill-informed civilians who regularly subjected him to verbal abuse, even into the years after the war. Despite his unquestionable service and heroics "I didn't bomb Pearl Harbor". For his actions in October 1944, he was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross and promoted to Private First Class. His injuries were severe enough that he was medical discharged from the army. It was poetic justice that he later became a security guard at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. After a comprehensive review in the 1990s, his medal was upgraded to the Medal of Honor in 2000. Barney the BAR gunner, died in 2011 at age 94. At the time, he was the oldest living recipient of the Medal of Honor. #MenAmongMenStories #GreatestGeneration #Nisei #WW2 #GoForBroke

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A image of Max Turcat (officer on the left), during an operation on the Italian border. In 1939 Max was a lieutenant in the 21st GRCA (reconnaissance group including horse mounted squadrons and a motorcycle squadron). Max led the 4th squadron where on the 8th of June 1940 he was ordered south of Paris to cover the retreat of general Touchons 7th army by slowing the German advance. This he successfully did using guerilla tactics until they reached the north of Bordeaux on June 25th where hostilities ended. ---------------------------------------------------------------A massive thank you to @worldwar2archives for providing the information and image and allowing us to share his heroic grandfathers story. ---------------------------------------------------------------- #ww2 #france40 #earlywar #falloffrance #imvasionoffrance #nazi #german #french #france #GRCA #paris #bordeaux #maxturcat #blackandwhite #historical #history #personalstory #worldwar2archives #fightingfrench

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Paris 'in kurtuluşu ( Paris savaşı olarak da bilinir ), 19 Ağustos 1944 tarihleri arasında 1944 dünya savaşı sırasında gerçekleşen bir askeri savaş oldu. Alman Garnizon 25 Ağustos 1944.' de Fransız başkentine teslim olana kadar. Paris, 22 Haziran 1940 ' de ikinci ' in kuzey ve Batı Fransa ' yı işgal ettiği ikinci ceviz ateşkes ' in imza beri Nazi Almanya tarafından yönetiliyor. Kurtuluş, Fransız Direniş 'in iç-askeri yapısının, General George Patton tarafından yönetilen ABD Üçüncü Ordusu' nun yaklaşım üzerine alman garrison karşı bir ayaklanma düzmece başladı. 24 Ağustos gecesi, General Philippe Leclerc ' in 2 Fransız zırhlı tümeni ' nin unsurları Paris ' e doğru yol aldı ve gece yarısından kısa bir süre önce hôtel de ville ' a geldi. Ertesi sabah, 25 Ağustos, 2 Zırhlı Tümen ve ABD 4 Piyade Tümeni ' nin toplu olarak şehre girdi. Alman Garnizon Komutanı Ve Paris ' in Askeri Valisi Dietrich von choltitz, yeni kurulan Fransız genel merkezi olan hôtel meurice ' da Fransız ' a teslim oldu, General Charles De Gaulle, geçici hükümet başkanı olarak şehrin kontrolünü ele almaya geldi. Fransız Cumhuriyeti. ------------------------------------------------ #ww2 #worldwar2 #war #history #army #travel #travelgram #travelstagram #wanderlust #nowandthen #nowandthen #nowandthen #battle #battle #battle #battle #battle #battle #battle #battle #battle #soldiers #follow #picoftheday #trip #like #instagood #explore #unitedstates #usa (PC @histoire_de_rue )

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De Gaulle's rallying cry to the French people at the Fall of France #history #ww2

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Taking a brief break from the con/Helles posts to revisit Saturday night with @bri_ coop at the Reopening Social for the Houston Holocaust Museum. Don't let the formal clothes and smiles fool you, there were tears shed. I thought at this age I could go a couple of hours revisiting the holocaust without tearing up but its just not possible . . I went most of the night w/o a tear but when I read a quote (pictured) found in Hannah Szennes's prison cell I couldnt hold it. Lucky for me there were plenty of quiet spaces to go recover. My favorite piece though was the war declaration letter by Eisenhower. I also appreciate the fact that its a fully bilingual English/Spanish museum. Overall, it was a great museum and experience. . . . . . . . . . #museum #downtown #holocaust #houstontexas #neverforget #houstontx #train #fitlife #getstrong #beastmode #lift #liftheavy #getfit #fitnesslife #fitnesslifestyle #trainhard #fitspo #gym #gymtime #gymlife #gymflow #gymaddict #gymrat #healthylifestyle #houston #htown #htx #texas #ww2 #history

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Ju 87 R-2 è un'aereo di produzione tedesca usato nell'inizio della Seconda Guerra Mondiale. Veniva utilizzato come un bombardiere da picchiata molto preciso infatti ci furono diverse varianti di questo aereo. Questa è una variante più precisa ma i primi Ju 87 furono prodotti nel 1934 dei prototipi poi fu sottoposto a prove di valutazione nel 1936 ed entro in servizio nel 1937. Questi Ju 87 furono la causa anche della sconfitta dei Francesi nel 1940 perché i Francesi non avevano aerei molto potenti e i Ju 87 abbattendo i B1 Bis fecero avanzare le divisioni panzer (I Francesi nella produzione di carri armati erano i migliori in quel periodo). Il Ju 87 viene chiamato anche con il famosissimo nome di Stuka e aveva una sirena che suonava mentre il Ju 87 andava in picchiata. Volete ancora vedere foto e delle mini-storie su i veicoli militari e altro cominciate a seguirmi #stuka #ju87 #warthunder #germania #secondaguerramondiale #ww2 #wt #history #germany #storia

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