General George Patton in
North African desert during
Allied campaign, WWII.
Soldiers in position with guns during Allied campaign in North Africa,WWII.Location:Tunisia Date taken:1943 n
"A tank-artillery team stands on alert. This kind of unit -- a 105mm. howitzer mounted on a half-track -- has
proved a 'winning combination,' according to Army experts, in ground warfare in Tunisia.
One of the most famous and
emotive pictures of WWII was
taken, unknown by the two
subjects, on Christmas Day 1942,
by New Zealand photographer
George Silk. George Silk, as an
official photographer with the
Australian Department of
Information, was covering the
Pacific War against Japan in
Papua, now part of Papua New
The picture shows Private George
(Dick) Whittington of the 2/10
Infantry Battalian, accompanied
by a Papuan native, Raphael
Oimbari. Whittington, had been
injured in the head during the
battle for Buna.
Battle Of Bulge German POWs carrying body of American soldier killed in Battle of Bulge through snowy
Ardennes field, 1 among more than 180,000 US & German casualties of 6-wk. WWII battle.Location: Belgium
Date taken:February 1945
Cisterna, Italy...'44 American GI's search surrendering German soldiers amid the ruins of Cisterna following fierce
rearguard fighting by elite German units.Location:Cisterna, Italy Date taken:May 26, 1944
American soldiers pausing during the battle for control of Anzio underneath a sign stating ALL RANKS BRITISH
TROOPS WILL WEAR STEEL HELMETS Location:Anzio, Italy Date taken:1944
Cisterna, Italy...'44 Pair of German soldiers raising their arms in surrender after the US Army 3rd Infantry and 1st
Armored Divisions took Cisterna following fierce rearguard fighting by elite German units. Location:Cisterna, Italy
Date taken:May 26, 1944
American soldier firing back at unseen German sniper during the battle for Cisterna. Location:Cisterna, Italy Date
U.S. Marines of the 28th Regiment of the Fifth Division raise the American flag atop Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima, on
Feb. 23, 1945. Joe Rosenthal, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his immortal image of six World War II servicemen
raising an American flag over battle-scarred Iwo Jima.
In a second photo Rosenthal shot at Iwo Jima, Marines pose in front of the flag they just raised.
The booted feet of a dead Japanese soldier, foreground, protrude from beneath a mound of earth on Iwo Jima
during the American invasion of the Japanese Volcano Island stronghold in 1945 in World War II. U.S. Marines
can be seen nearby in foxholes.
As the invasion of Peleliu gets underway, U.S. Marines unload war supplies and ammunition boxes onto the
beach of the island in the Palau group, in September 1944. Note injured Marine on a stretcher at left center.
Vj Day A jubilant American sailor
clutching a white-uniformed nurse
in a back-bending, passionate kiss
as he vents his joy while thousands
jam Times Square to celebrate the
long awaited-victory over Japan.
Location:New York, NY, US Date
taken:August 14, 1945
Vj Day Celebration In Us
Joyful young man kissing girl
in the midst of confetti-strewn
street near the Latin Quarter
nightclub on V-J Day.
Location:New York, NY, US
Date taken:August 14, 1945
Hitler's Minister of
Goebbels glowers at
Eisenstaedt in the garden
of the Carlton Hotel
during a League of
Joseph Goebbels in garden of the
Carlton Hotel before delivering a radio
address, Geneva, September 1933
George Strock Three
dead Americans lie
where they fell in the
sand near a half sunken
landing craft on Buna
Beach in northern New
Guinea following a
Japanese ambush in
George Strock Fighting On Engebi Island American marine dragging a dead comrade out of the surf as
others duck machine gun fire from Japanese pillbox off to the left during assault on coral beachhead.
Location:Engebi Island, Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands Date taken:March 1944
American Marine holding
a pig captured near the
front lines during the fight
to retake the Marshall
Islands from the
lein, Marshall Islands
USS New Jersey
watch a Japanese
before he is
Horst Grund German soldier on a horse-drawn cart in Crimea, Ukraine, circa 1942
Hugo Jaeger Adolf Hitler salutes troops of the Condor Legion who fought alongside Spanish Nationalists in
the Spanish Civil War, during a rally upon their return to Germany, 1939.
Hugo Jaeger Crowds cheering Adolf Hitler's campaign to unite Austria and Germany, 1938.
Hugo Jaeger Scene from a Christmas party in Munich thrown by Adolf Hitler for his generals, 1941
Heinrich Hoffmann Chancellor Hitler saluting the athletes from balcony of the Olympic House during opening
ceremony of the IV Olympic Winter Games, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany, 6 Feb 1936
Heinrich Hoffmann Philippe Pétain and Adolf Hitler, Montoire-sur-le-Loir, France, 24 Oct 1940; note Paul
Schmidt and Joachim von Ribbentrop in background
Heinrich Hoffmann Funeral procession of Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, Ulm, Germany, 18 Oct 1944
Emmanuil Evzerikhin A soviet battery of 152-mm howitzers firing on the defenders German troops. Belarus,
the summer of 1944.
Emmanuil Evzerikhin "The Fire of War and Peaceful Flames"War camera operator, A. Sofkin, is
photographing burning train station in Stalingrad
Jerry Rutberg U.S. troops pass a German woman surveying the damage done by the Allied bombing along the
Rhine River in March 1945.
Boris Kudoyarov Putting the dead on carts after German shelling, Leningrad 1941