Category: 40s

Hideki Tojo receiving his death sentence, Toky…

Hideki Tojo receiving his death sentence, Tokyo, Japan, 12 Nov 1948.

[Source: United States National Archives]

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🇺🇸 US troops at the Second Temple of Hera, P…

🇺🇸 US troops at the Second Temple of Hera, Paestum, Italy, mid-Sep 1943. #history #ww2 #wwii #italy #usa #america #usarmy #army #ruins #1943 #40s
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Aachen, Germany, 1945. #history #ww2 #aachen…

Aachen, Germany, 1945.

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🇺🇸 USN Lt. Commander William Wright, of subm…

🇺🇸 USN Lt. Commander William Wright, of submarine USS Sturgeon (SS-187) in late 1942. [Photo by Wallace Kirkland / Life Magazine]

#war #history #vintage #retro #guns #gun #ww2 #40s #tank #tanks #1940s #military #battle #warrior #warriors #combat #campaign #battles #wwii #worldwartwo

German 15 cm sFH 37(t) howitzer shelling Metax…

German 15 cm sFH 37(t) howitzer shelling Metaxas Line fortifications, Greece, early Apr 1941. [Bundesarchiv / Photo by Bauer / Bild 101I-163-0319-07A]

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German 88mm FlaK in action against enemy armor…

German 88mm FlaK in action against enemy armor.

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A Gurkha soldier guards Japanese prisoners on …

A Gurkha soldier guards Japanese prisoners on their way to POW camps outside Bangkok, September 1945. [No. 9 Army Film & Photographic Unit / Imperial War Museum / IND 4839]

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☆ 75 Years Ago ✠ Battle of Stalingrad ☆ Decemb…

☆ 75 Years Ago ✠ Battle of Stalingrad ☆
December 29, 1942

General Pavel Rotmistrov, commander 7th Tank Corps

By the morning of 29 December 7th Tank Corps cleared the city and railway hub of Kotelnikovo from German troops. For its accomplishments in December, the corps was renamed 3rd Guards Tank Corps and was awarded the honorary title “Kotelnikovsky”. Rotmistrov was awarded the Order of Suvorov II degree and was promoted to Lieutenant-General of Tank Troops. After the war he became the first Chief Marshal of Armoured Troops of the Soviet Union. #war #history #vintage #retro #guns #gun #ww2 #40s #tank #tanks #1940s #military #battle #warrior #warriors #combat #campaign #battles #wwii #worldwartwo

A German sentry overlooking the Pechersk Lavra…

A German sentry overlooking the Pechersk Lavra Monastery and Dnieper River in Kiev, Ukraine, Sep 1941. #war #history #vintage #retro #guns #gun #ww2 #40s #tank #tanks #1940s #military #battle #warrior #warriors #combat #campaign #battles #wwii #worldwartwo

Wilhelm von Leeb and Georg von Küchler speakin…

Wilhelm von Leeb and Georg von Küchler speaking with subordinate officers in the Soviet Union, Sep 1941. [Photo by Schröter / Bundesarchiv / Bild 183-B13104]

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