A Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress drops incendiary bombs on Oschersleben, Germany, 28 July 1943
USMC Chance Vought F4U-1D Corsairs warming up for a strike on Japanese held islands, September 1944.
Corporal David Halbert looks over several signs left by retreating Germans on the highway to Coutances, France.

After seeing combat for the first time in March of 1945, Pvt. Raymond Roth of the 69th Infantry Division was photographed near Dahlem, Germany and asked about his first experience in combat. His response…“I was scared to death.”
Soldiers of the 8th Infantry Division march past a knocked out 88mm gun and half-track while they head to the frontlines near Avranches, France. 31 July 1944
Soldiers looking inside a captured Japanese submarine brought to Camp Atterbury, Indiana. 3 August 1943
7th Armored Division Shermans in temporary position near St. Vith, Belgium, fire on enemy positions beyond the city. 40th Tank Battalion, 24 January 1945.
P51-B 43-12375 “BONNIE B” 353rd fighter squadron 354th FG 8th AF. The group moved to England in the autumn of 1943 and was assigned to the Ninth Air Force in December 1943. The group was the first to fly P51 Mustangs operationally and in their bomber escort missions, pushed to find the long-range limits of the aircraft.
One of 4 U. S. soldiers killed and 20 injured from exploding booby-trap attached to gate. US Army Photo 161-15." Sicily, Italy. 1943
Pfc. Harvey White of Minneapolis gives blood plasma to Pvt. Roy W. Humphrey from Toledo, Ohio of the 7th Inf. Regt., US 3rd Division at the aid station, Sant'Agata, Sicily, after he was wounded by shrapnel on the 9th August 1943

(Pvt. Humphrey was wounded near San Fratello and was later taken to the 93rd. Evacuation Hospital) He died 8th Aug 1943
TBF-1 Avenger mishap on the deck of training carrier USS Sable in Lake Michigan, 1945
Ground crew member adjusting machine guns on B-29 Superfortress “Shady Lady” from the 497th Bomb Group, Saipan, Marianas Islands. All 10 crewmen were KIA when she was shot down during a mission to bomb the Musachino Aircraft Engine Factory in Tokyo on January 27, 1945

“Shady Lady" Boeing B-29-40-BW Superfortress s/n 42-24619 870th BS, 497th BG, 20th AF Shot down by fighters on January 27,1945 mission to bomb the Musachino Aircraft Engine Factory in Tokyo. (MACR 11557) Capt. Raymond O. Dauth - pilot (KIA) 2ndLt. John E. Burleson - copilot (KIA) 2ndLt. Ronald H. King - navigator (KIA) 1stLt. Frederick W. Baumann,Jr. - bombardier (KIA) 2ndLt. Robert W. Chapla - flight engineer (KIA) S/Sgt. Quintin N. Preble - CFC operator/gunner (KIA) Sgt. Allan McClay - engineer/gunner (KIA) S/Sgt. Daniel J. Carroll - radio operator/gunner (KIA) Sgt. Walter J. Horowski - electronics specialist/gunner (KIA) Sgt. Theodore D. Northup - radar operator/gunner (KIA) Cpl. James L. Burk - tail gunner (KIA)
Pvt. William E. Walker of Miamisburg, Ohio, drinks from a bottle of sake he found among the ruins of Tarawa on November 20, 1943
Pvt. Jennings of Columbia, Mississippi, poses near a Japanese sniper he shot as US Marines stormed a Japanese stronghold on Tarawa atoll on November 21, 1943.
Sherman of the 746th Tank Battalion supporting Company I, 60th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division along rue Fond Leval at Sprimont in Belgium in September 1944
Lt. Ford of the 36th FS 8th Fighter Group miraculously walks away from the crash landing of his P-38L Lightning; 20 December 1944. He was MIA 27th Dec 1944

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