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Segunda Guerra Mundial - Desembarco de Normandía

Segunda Guerra Mundial - Desembarco de Normandía

June 1944 Dead German soldier in photo was one of the "last stand" defenders of German-held Cherbourg. Captain Earl Topley, right, who led one of the first American units into the city on June said the German had killed three of his men.

Corpo de um soldado alemão congelado colocado de cabeça para baixo pelos soviéticos com objetivo de baixar o moral dos outros soldados alemães, durante a Segunda Guerra Mundial, em 1942.

The frozen body of a dead German soldier is used as a signpost. Eastern Front, c. 1942 "In Soviet Russia, The Sign Post You!

Amateur photographer Art Greenspon shot this photo in April 1968, in the A Shau Valley of Vietnam. The soldier with raised arms is guiding a medical helicopter for landing:

A paratrooper guides a medical evacuation helicopter through the jungle foliage to pick up casualties during a five-day patrol of Hue, South Vietnam, by Art Greenspon 1968

“U.S. nurses walk along a beach in Normandy, France on July 4, 1944, after they had waded through the surf from their landing craft. They are on their way to field hospitals to care for the wounded allied soldiers.” (AP) - pin by Paolo Marzioli

nurses walk along a beach in Normandy, France on July after they had waded through the surf from their landing craft. They are on their way to field hospitals to care for the wounded allied soldiers.” (AP) - pin by Paolo Marzioli

The bodies of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini, center, his mistress, Clara Petacci, right, and Achille Starace, former secretary of the Fascist Party, hang by their heels in Milan.   He was killed, along with his mistress Clara Petacci, by communist partisans on 27 April 1945, after being captured fleeing to Switzerland.

Gaddafi dead: The pictures which show how Colonel Gaddafi and other dictators met their ends

The tomb of Clara Petacci, the murdered mistress of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini, is facing demolition after her family failed to pay for its upkeep at the Verano Cemetery in Rome.

Minsk, Belorussia, The hanging of the Jewish partisan Masha Bruskina by German soldiers, 26/10/1941

Minsk, Belorussia, The hanging of the Jewish partisan Masha Bruskina by German soldiers,

Hans-Georg Henke - 16 Year Old German soldier crying

Hans-Georg Henke - 16 Year Old German soldier crying. This combination of three photographs shows the reaction of a old German soldier after he was captured by U. forces, at an unknown location in Germany, in (AP Photo)

George Smith Patton

General Patton was one of the most well known generals in He was a tank commander who helped "drive" the allies to victory. My grandfather served under General Patton at one point during the war.

A partir de D-Day até o Natal de 1944, prisioneiros de guerra alemães foram enviados para centros de detenção americanos a uma taxa de 30.000 por mês. Acima: tropas alemães capturados, junho 1944...

Frank Scherschel—Time & Life Pictures/Getty ImagesFrom D-Day until Christmas German prisoners of war were shipped off to American detention facilities at a rate of per month. Above: Captured German troops, June

Combat soldiers see death all the time. Trying to cross an open field, a German rifleman flings his arms skyward when the bullet strikes.

Combat soldiers see death all the time; Trying to cross an open field, a German rifleman flings his arms skyward when the bullet strikes. Friend or foe, this is sad.

Militia/workers of the Kirov Factory and Soviet naval infantrymen on a bridge near the factory, Leningrad, Russia, 1 Apr 1942

[Photo] Militia/workers of the Kirov Factory and Soviet naval infantrymen on a bridge near the factory, Leningrad, Russia, 1 Apr 1942

Workers of the Kirov plant and young sailors on the bridge. Defenders of Leningrad during the siege.

Two Soviet infantrymen frozen to death in their foxhole, Finland, 1940

Two Soviet infantrymen frozen to death in their foxhole, Freezing to death is one of the most peaceful & non-violent ways of natural dying

The American Grunt. The work of the grunt was unnoticed by the average American. But to the men they worked with in the field, the men that shared life and death on a daily basis he was respected and honoured. http://www.vwam.com/vets/thewaryears2.html

After the slaughter on Hill Battle of Dak To. Vietnam War this picture speaks in volumes

An American-manned M4 Sherman tank burns in the street as the corpse of one of the soldiers of the U.S. Army who operated it lies covered in the foreground. Leipzig, Germany. 18 April 1945.

Knocked out US Sherman in Leipzig - April the Germans fought stubbornly to the end, particularly Hitler Youth with hand held Panzerfaust anti tank weapons.

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