Author: War Pictures from History

🇺🇸 US Marine PFC. Dan Bullock was the younge…

🇺🇸 US Marine PFC. Dan Bullock was the youngest American to be killed in action in the Vietnam War. He was 15 years old when he fell in Quang Nam province in 1969. Dan had falsified his birth certificate to enlist and was assigned to Fox Company, Second Battalion, Fifth Marine Regiment. #usa #usmc #rip

hms-exeter: Kangaroo APCs carry soldiers of t…

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Kangaroo APCs carry soldiers of the 9th Durham Light Infantry near Weseke, 31 March 1945.

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hms-exeter: A Cromwell tank of the 5th Royal I…

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A Cromwell tank of the 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards in Weseke supporting the 9th Durham Light Infantry, whose Kangaroo APCs can be seen in the shot.

29 March 1945

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hms-exeter: Churchill tanks belonging to the …

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Churchill tanks belonging to the 6th Guards Tank Brigade move to support the 15th (Scottish) Division during the assault on Liesel.

November 2nd 1944

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French officers captured by the Germans at Dun…

French officers captured by the Germans at Dunkirk. #ww2 #history #dunkirk

A little off topic (sort of) but I just heard …

A little off topic (sort of) but I just heard about the new Vietnam War DLC for Far Cry 5 coming out next month and I’m so excited. Lol #farcry #farcry5 #nam #xbox #xboxone

✯ Operator A. Sofyn films the Stalingrad Centr…

✯ Operator A. Sofyn films the Stalingrad Central Station station, burning after the terror bombing raid on August 23, 1942.These pictures will be broadcasted in newsreels. [Stalingrad Battle Data / Facebook] #ww2 #history #stalingrad

🇺🇸 US Army Maj. Gen. Ridgway, commander of t…

🇺🇸 US Army Maj. Gen. Ridgway, commander of the XVIII Airborne Corps meets with General Gavin commanding the 82nd Airborne Division during the Battle of the Bulge. December, 1944. [US Army photograph] #history #ww2 #usa #army #usarmy

Japanese commanders on Okinawa (photographed e…

Japanese commanders on Okinawa (photographed early in February 1945). In center: (1) Admiral Minoru Ota, (2) Lt. Gen. Mitsuru Ushijima, (3) Lt. Gen. Isamu Cho, (4) Col. Hitoshi Kanayama, (5) Col. Kikuji Hongo, and (6) Col. Hiromichi Yahara. [US Army photograph] #history #ww2 #okinawa #japan #japanese

#onthisday in 1429: Joan of Arc leads the fina…

#onthisday in 1429: Joan of Arc leads the final assault at the Siege of Orléans defeating the English and their Burgundian allies in what would become a major turning point in the Hundred Years War. [Painting: Joan of Arc at the Siege of Orléans by Jules Eugène Lenepveu, painted 1886–1890] #history #medieval #france