Category: usa

🇺🇸 USMC Navajo Code Talker Samuel Tom Hollid…

🇺🇸 USMC Navajo Code Talker Samuel Tom Holliday passed away at age 94. He was one of the very few remaining code talkers. RIP. [Photo by DEVAN K. GOWANS/U.S. MARINE CORPS] #history #ww2 #usmc #marines #usa

🇺🇸 Troops of the 325th Glider Infantry movin…

🇺🇸 Troops of the 325th Glider Infantry moving through the fog to a new position. Battle of the Bulge. [US Army photograph] #usarmy #army #ww2 #wwii #history #usa #america

🇺🇸 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

🇺🇸 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

🇺🇸 John Aaron Rawlins (February 13, 1831 – S…

🇺🇸 John Aaron Rawlins (February 13, 1831 – September 6, 1869) was a general officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War and a cabinet officer in the Grant administration. A longtime confidant of Ulysses S. Grant, Rawlins served on Grant’s staff throughout the war, rising to the rank of brevet major general, and was Grant’s chief defender against allegations of insobriety. He was appointed Secretary of War when Grant was elected President of the United States. [Caption from @wikipedia ] #history #usa #usarmy #army #civilwar

🇺🇸 The Door’s lead singer Jim Morrison and h…

🇺🇸 The Door’s lead singer Jim Morrison and his father, US Navy Rear Admiral George Stephen Morrison on the bridge of the USS Bon Homme Richard (CVA-31). #usa #history #thedoors #usn #navy #usnstagram

🇺🇸 Culpeper, Va. Generals of the Army of the…

🇺🇸 Culpeper, Va. Generals of the Army of the Potomac: Gouverneur K. Warren, William H. French, George G. Meade, Henry J. Hunt, Andrew A. Humphreys, George Sykes. August, 1863. [Library of Congress] #history #civilwar #usa #army #america

🇺🇸 US M4 Shermans struggle through the mud n…

🇺🇸 US M4 Shermans struggle through the mud near Minturno during the Italian campaign of 1944. [Photo by George Silk / Life Magazine] #ww2 #tank #italy #usa #usarmy #army #italy

Japanese-American soldier in Berghof, Hitler’s…

Japanese-American soldier in Berghof, Hitler’s mountain retreat in the Alps shortly after surrender of Nazis. 

🇺🇸 Peter “Rupey” Ruplenas. US Amryand Air Fo…

🇺🇸 Peter “Rupey” Ruplenas. US Amryand Air Force combat photographer during WW2, Korea & Vietnam. He passed away in April, 2016. #usa #history #ww2 #veteran #rip