German troops linger on the border of Luxembourg. Germany moved into occupy the small country on August 2nd, arguing that it was of military necessity in the war with France. Luxembourg protested, but put up no military resistance to the invasion.
The ruins of Berlin. May 1945.
Warsaw Uprising, August 1944. Rubella Goździewska-girl who helped in the field hospital of the “Cost” in the building at the Moniuszko 11.
Red Army soldiers clean their weapons during the Battle of Stalingrad, 1941.
Red Army in Berlin.
The Finns didn’t have the industrial capabilities to manufacture their own tanks, and instead principally relied on captured Soviet models, or else those supplied by sympathetic foreign powers. A captured KV-1 and two T-34/76s advance through a recaptured Finnish town during the Continuation War.
Portrait of a Japanese soldier and his mother. Suetaro Kono, left, poses for a photograph in his military uniform with his mother before being deployed to the Philippines. His mother, having suffered a stroke, is propped up for the photograph with a “shiki futon”. He would not return from the war and is presumed to have been killed in action in Leyte. Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. April 1944.
Nakajima Ki-44 “Shoki” (Tojo) of the 47th Sentai (Regiment) armed with 40mm cannons. Special unit of the famous 47th Sentai, the 40mm cannons were caseless and required point blank range shooting due to its low muzzle velocity, usually flown in fours.
Imperial Japanese Navy SNLF (Special Naval Landing Forces) against the backdrop of Mt. Fuji. This photograph was taken during 1937 maneuvers as tensions with China continued to escalate.
-Imperial Japanese Navy photo from Brent Jones collection
Japanese fighter pilot, Kiyoshi Ito with a puppy. During the fighting in the Pacific, Kiyoshi shot down 17 enemy aircraft.
Life on board of Kriegsmarine submarine U-96, photos by Lothar-Günther Buchheim, 1941.
from the Wikipedia:
Ettore Fieramosca returned to Italy and made a cruise off East Africa in 1905. She then sailed across the Atlantic and made a number of port visits in South America. The ship was then assigned to the American Squadron and refitted in Boston in November 1906. Upon her return to Italy in 1909 Ettore Fieramosca was struck off the Navy List in July 1909 and sold.