Lest We Forget:
   World War II












Hitler climbing up stairs at a Nazi rally
German infantry moving through a burning town

Hitler making a fiery speech
A German armored vehicle in Poland
German troops parading through Warsaw
French light tanks exiting forest
A dejected French infantryman after battle
German AA Guns firing at night
German soldier clearing a pillbox
German troops parading
BEF soldiers being evacuated from Dunkirk
A Frenchman weeps during Nazi occupation
German armor in the midst of battle
Victorious Germans at Westerplatte
Free Polish fighters in North Africa
The Desert Fox
A column of British tanks in North Africa
Planes from a Polish RAF squadron
Aussie troops capturing a German tank crew in North Africa
The Scots Guards in Egypt
Famous picture of St. Paul's in London
Monty in North Africa
Hitler posing in front of the Eiffel Tower

Panzergrenadiers advancing on the Eastern Front

Russian anti-tank gun in Stalingrad
Hitler and Mussolini
Free Polish soldiers fighting at Tobruk
Australian soldiers moving through rubble in Sicily
A huge pile of scrap metal
A German halftrack
General Sikorski reviewing troops

Wrecked Allied ships at Dieppe
A German infantryman on the Eastern Front
Soviet infantry riding on tanks
RAF pilots scrambling for their planes
The Warsaw Ghetto Child
Camoflouged Australian artillery in Italy

Polish infantrymen fighting at Monte Cassino

A view of Monte Cassino
Mussolini after being freed by Skorzeny
A German Panther tank
Huge column of German prisoners in Italy
German soldiers fighting in Greece

Marshall Tito
A German tank destroyer
A German tank destroyer in the Russian mud
German stukas in formation
Allied amphibious vehicles at Anzio
Soviet infantryman hurling a grenade

Unloading materiel near Anzio
Russian tank moving through a desolate battlefield
British volunteer observers
German soldiers in a destroyed Russian factory
GIs under mortar fire in a small town

Long line of American soldiers in Italy
A German flak battery fires into the night sky
An RAF pilot with an impressive tally
German rail artillery piece

German tanks at the Battle of Kursk
The Atlantic Wall under construction
German troops advancing through a burning Soviet village
A German bomber going down over Russia
Eisenhower talking to paratroopers on D-Day
Map of the D-Day airborne landings
American airborne infantrymen exiting their glider
American infantrymen unloading onto Omaha Beach
New York Times from June 7, 1944
Going "over the top" on D-Day

British and Canadian troops landing on D-Day
Replacements press inland on D+1
The Channel packed with ships after D-Day
Map of the D-Day landings
Reinforcements stream ashore on D+6

A Ju-88 on the runway
Canadian mortar team in action
Russian machine-gun team advancing
Soviet infantry and armor moving together
Tanks in the Falaise Pocket
A line of camouflaged Canadian armor
A buzzbomb about to strike London
Parading through Paris

Soviet infantry and tanks moving in the snow

American armored vehicle in Paris
Massive airdrop in the south of France

A Frenchman pays tribute to a dead GI
Russian soldier advancing in the snow

American artillery piece being fired at night

A Russian anti-aircraft gun crew at work

Two gliders being lifted into the air
A Soviet T-34 tank
A German patrol moves forward

Market Garden drop

A British tank with infantry
A GI in a heavily damaged church
German soldier throwing a potato masher grenade

Jubilant citizens greet Market-Garden forces
A German searchlight in action
Soviet machine gun crew covering troop movement
Market-Garden dropzone littered with debris
German soldiers surrending to a Russian tank
Group of American paratroopers displaying a souvenir

Two Soviet troops charging

American soldiers in deep snow
German tanks and infantry advance in winter
U.S. 60th Infantry in Holland
GIs in Belgium
German troops in Holland

German machine gun squad in combat
American medic with a heavy pack
A German Panther tank rounds a bend
An Me-109
British paratroopers in Holland

A Russian combined arms attack
The bridge at Remagen
GI scouting the Remagen bridge
American tanks crossing the Remagen Bridge
German mechanized infantry
A B-26 dropping a string a bombs
German infantrymen surrending to a GI and a tank

American mortar team firing

Map of Hitler's underground bunker
Soviet soldiers clearing a minefield

GIs crossing the Rhine
New York Times announcing Roosevelt's death
Roosevelt's funeral procesion

Russian troops storming a building in Sevastapol

Column of German POWs
American soldiers passing through the Siegfried Line
German infantryman headed for battle

A GI keeps a wary eye on German prisoners
US and Soviet forces meet
Hammer and Sickle being raised above the Reichstag
Soviet troops celebrating on top of the Reichstag
New York Times VE-Day paper
A vast military cemetary

The Nuremburg War Trials

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