Category: usarmy

🇺🇸 Sgt. Alvin York who, while practically un…

🇺🇸 Sgt. Alvin York who, while practically unassisted, captured 132 Germans (including a Major) and killed 25. Along with the Medal of Honor, York was awarded the French Croix de Guerre with Palm by Marshal Foch who said to him: “What you did was the greatest thing accomplished by any private soldier of all of the armies of Europe.” #history #ww1 #usarmy #usa #america
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🇺🇸 A sign marking the approximate location w…

🇺🇸 A sign marking the approximate location where Maj. Gen. Reynolds, commanding I Corps, Army of the Potomac, was shot and killed by a Confederate sharpshooter on July 1, 1863 at the Battle of Gettysburg. [Library of Congress] #usa #usarmy #army#civilwar #history

🇺🇸 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 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

🇺🇸 Soldiers of the 1st Infantry Division gat…

🇺🇸 Soldiers of the 1st Infantry Division gathered for a photograph on the steps of the United States Capitol Building before a WWI victory parade, Washington D.C., 1919. #wwi ww1 #usarmy #army

🇺🇸 US 55th Armored Infantry Battalion men an…

🇺🇸 US 55th Armored Infantry Battalion men and a US 22nd Tank Battalion tank in Wernberg, Bayreuth, Germany, 22 Apr 1945. [Photo by: Joseph Scrippens / United States National Archives
Identification / Code 111-SC-205298] #ww2 #wwii #history #war #tanks #usarmy #army

🇺🇸 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

🇺🇸One year ago today, we lost this great war…

🇺🇸One year ago today, we lost this great warrior. RIP General Hal Moore (1922-2017) #usa #america #usarmy #army #halmoore

Dudelange, Luxembourg. Painted white to blend …

Dudelange, Luxembourg. Painted white to blend with snow-covered terrain, an M-36 tank destroyer crosses a field. (3 Jan 1945)

[Signal Corps Photo ETO-HQ-45-5944 (Hustead)]

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