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Two Army nurses sit on the steps at Cape Gloucester, New Britain in August 1944 | The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum : Oral Histories

Two Army nurses sit on the steps at Cape Gloucester, New Britain in August 1944 | The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum : Oral Histories

Holocaust survivor salutes US soldier who liberated him from concentration camp

I love you: Holocaust survivor salutes American soldier who saved him

This is the emotional moment that Nazi camp survivor Joshua Kaufman (left) salutes the man who saved his life. US soldier Daniel Gillespie (right) was reunited with Kaufman in California.

The real Band of Brothers - Google Search

The real Band of Brothers

The real Band of Brothers - Google Search

D-Day by Robert Capa

See The Story Behind One Of the Most Courageous Images In Photojournalism

Why 'D-Day' is one of TIME's 100 Most Influential Photos

Mp40

Mp40

Photo: German soldiers during the fighting in the winter on the Eastern Front

Немецкие солдаты во время боев зимой на Восточном фронте

Солдаты немецкого пехотного подразделения во время боев на Восточном фронте. Редкая историческая фотография.

The Adventurous Kitten | The 26 Most Badass Animals From World War II

The 26 Most Badass Animals From World War II

Animals are heroes too.

German Soldier with MG34, Classic Photo, MG42 WWII World War Two Wehrmacht

German Soldier with MG34, Classic Photo, MG42 WWII World War Two Wehrmacht

German Soldier with MG34, Classic Photo, MG42 WWII World War Two Wehrmacht | Collectibles, Militaria, WW II (1939-45) | eBay!

Since we're on the topic of war heroes...the Finn...aka WHITE DEATH

The Men of Easy Company: Ron Speirs by Marcus Brotherton

The Men of Easy Company-Part III: Ron Speirs

Lt. Ronald Speirs was a pit-bull of a soldier, distinctively tough, exceptional and intimidating. He was the last commander of the legendary Easy Co, 506th PIR, 101st Airborne (the Band of Brothers)

II. SS-Panzerkorps

German Forces - II. SS-Panzerkorps

Soldiers of II. SS-Panzerkorps loading up on Panzerfausts from a VW Typ 166 "Schwimmwagen". France, 1944.

Tiger crew after a battle, note the empty shell casings and smoke in the background.

Tiger crew after a battle, note the empty shell casings and smoke in the background.

Troops of US 82nd Airborne Division marching, near Herresbach, Belgium, 28 Jan 1945; note heavily loaded ammunition sled.

Troops of US 82nd Airborne Division marching, near Herresbach, Belgium, 28 Jan 1945; note heavily loaded ammunition sled.