Saturday, January 30, 2016

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Monday, January 25, 2016

British soldier with PIAT at Saint-Martin-des-Besaces, Basse-Normandie, France, August 1, 1944

  Source : http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205202439
British soldier with PIAT at Saint-Martin-des-Besaces, Basse-Normandie, France, August 1, 1944
British soldier with PIAT at Saint-Martin-des-Besaces, Basse-Normandie, France, August 1, 1944

Friday, January 22, 2016

Troops of the German Army Division Grossdeutschland with Gewehr 41 rifle and MG42 machine gun, Soviet Union, 1943-1944

   Source : http://www.bild.bundesarchiv.de/archives/barchpic/search/_1453473625/?search[view]=detail&search[focus]=1
Troops of the German Army Division Grossdeutschland with Gewehr 41 rifle and MG42 machine gun, Soviet Union, 1943-1944

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

German infantry and a supporting StuG III assault gun during the advance towards Stalingrad, September 1942

  Source : http://www.bild.bundesarchiv.de/archives/barchpic/search/_1453231738/?search[view]=detail&search[focus]=1
German infantry and a supporting StuG III assault gun during the advance towards Stalingrad, September 1942
German infantry and a supporting StuG III assault gun during the advance towards Stalingrad, September 1942

Monday, January 18, 2016

A Water Buffalo, loaded with Marines, churns through the sea bound for beaches of Tinian Island in July, 1944.

 Source : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:USMC_LVT-2_Water_Buffalo.JPEG
A Water Buffalo, loaded with Marines, churns through the sea bound for beaches of Tinian Island in July, 1944.

Sunday, January 17, 2016

German forces from the german battle group "Kampfgruppe Hansen" (1st SS Panzer-Division LSSAH) are moving up on the Ardennes offensive December, 18 1944

 Source : http://kresy-siberia.org/hom/element/alfons-mrzyk/niemiecki-zolnierzy/
German forces from the german battle group "Kampfgruppe Hansen" (1st SS Panzer-Division LSSAH) are moving up on the Ardennes offensive December, 18 1944.
German forces from the german battle group "Kampfgruppe Hansen" (1st SS Panzer-Division LSSAH) are moving up on the Ardennes offensive December, 18 1944.

Friday, January 15, 2016

British commandos attacking under the cover of a smokescreen during Operation Archery in Norway, December 27, 1941.

    Source : https://www.flickr.com/photos/127906254@N06/22418372295/
British commandos attacking under the cover of a smokescreen during Operation Archery in Norway, December 27, 1941.
British commandos attacking under the cover of a smokescreen during Operation Archery in Norway, December 27, 1941.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Crew of a 40mm anti-aircraft gun on the USS Alaska mounting clips into the loaders off Iwo Jima on March 6, 1945.

Source : Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives #80-G-K-3740.
USS Alaska (CB-1): Crew of a 40mm quad antiaircraft machine gun mount loading clips into the loaders of the left pair of guns. Taken on 6 March 1945, during the Iwo Jima operation. The man at the right is Seaman Second Class Richard Roberts, and the gun captain (in the phone talker's helmet) is Gunner's Mate Second Class Glenn F. Groff.
USS Alaska (CB-1): Crew of a 40mm quad antiaircraft machine gun mount loading clips into the loaders of the left pair of guns. Taken on 6 March 1945, during the Iwo Jima operation. The man at the right is Seaman Second Class Richard Roberts, and the gun captain (in the phone talker's helmet) is Gunner's Mate Second Class Glenn F. Groff.

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Overhead view of a German Heinkel He-162 Volksjäger jet fighter, 1945.

Overhead view of a German Heinkel He-162 Volksjäger jet fighter, 1945.
Overhead view of a German Heinkel He-162 Volksjäger jet fighter, 1945.

Japanese fighter pilots of the 244. Shinten-Tai of Squadron from Chofu in 1944

Japanese fighter pilots of the 244. Shinten-Tai of Squadron from Chofu in 1944
Japanese fighter pilots of the 244. Shinten-Tai of Squadron from Chofu in 1944

Japanese fighter pilots of the 244th squadron. 1st Lieutenant Toru Shinomiya,corporal Masao Itagaki, Sergeant Takeo Yoshida, Tadashi Abe.


Saturday, January 9, 2016

German paratroopers in action on Battle of Crete, Greece,Mai 1941

   Source : https://www.dhm.de/lemo/bestand/objekt/deutsche-fallschirmjaeger-auf-kreta-1941.html
German paratroopers in action on Battle of Crete, Greece, Mai 1941
German paratroopers in action on Battle of Crete, Greece, May 1941


photograph
Crete May 1941
13.6 x 8.5 cm
F 60/2017

Members of the Australian 2/1st Anti-Tank Regiment resting, after their withdrawal from the....

                               Source : https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/007647
Members of the Australian 2/1st Anti-Tank Regiment resting, after their withdrawal from the Vevi area. The unit suffered heavy losses in the first German attacks on Australian positions in Greece, 13 April 1941,

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

The German pocket battleship Graf Spee puts to sea, April ...

Source : http://www.history.navy.mil/our-collections/photography/numerical-list-of-images/nhhc-series/nh-series/NH-80000/NH-80974.html
The German pocket battleship Graf Spee puts to sea, April 1939
Admiral Graf Spee (German Armored Ship, 1936)
Seen from astern, while underway in the English Channel. The original print is dated April 1939.Note the armored torpedo tubes on her after deck, triple 28cm gun turret and the Arado Ar 196A-1 floatplane on her catapult, amidships.

Monday, January 4, 2016

A German sniper (carrying Kar98k with 4x Zeiss ZF42 telescopic sight) and a spotter at Voronezh, Russia, 1942

   Source : http://www.bild.bundesarchiv.de/archives/barchpic/search/_1451980079/?search%5Bform%5D%5BSIGNATUR%5D=Bild+101I-216-0417-19
A German sniper (carrying Kar98k with 4x Zeiss ZF42 telescopic sight) and a spotter at Voronezh, Russia, 1942
A German sniper (carrying Kar98k with 4x Zeiss ZF42 telescopic sight) and a spotter at Voronezh, Russia, 1942

A Finnish army Pak 40 in firing position during the Continuation War,1942 .

Source : https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Finnish-gun-crew-1942.jpg
A Finnish army anti-tank gun crew (Pak 40) in summer field uniform with a mixture of Czech, German WWI and Italian helmets, in1942.
A Finnish army anti-tank gun crew (Pak 40) in summer field uniform with a mixture of Czech, German WWI and Italian helmets, in 1942.

Sunday, January 3, 2016

Friday, January 1, 2016

Gunners of the 2nd Heavy field howitzer Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery, pushing a 3.7-inch (9.84 cm) field howitzer gun through ...

Gunners of the 2nd Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery, pushing a 3.7-inch (9.84 cm) anti-aircraft gun through mud. Dunkerque, France, February 1, 1945
Gunners of the 2nd Heavy field howitzer Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery, pushing a 87.6 mm (3.45 in) field howitzer gun through mud. Dunkerque, France, February 1, 1945

A British Soldiers from the 50th #Northumbrian Division using an anti-tank gun QF 6 57mm (6 pounder - ATK/Mk II)

A British Soldiers from the 50th Northumbrian Division using a a anti-tank gun QF 6 57mm (6 pounder - ATK/Mk II) in an important way in the area of Lingèvres, Lower-Normandy , June 16, 1944.
A British Soldiers from the 50th Northumbrian Division using a a anti-tank gun QF 6 57mm (6 pounder - ATK/Mk II) in an important way in the area of Lingèvres, Lower-Normandy , June 16, 1944.