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The Invasion of the Marianas Islands, June - August 1944: An American Marine uses a flame-thrower to clear a Japanese held pillbox on Saipan. [x]

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posted 4 weeks ago | 16 #World War II #winston churchill #Quote
    Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say, ‘This was their finest hour.’
— Winston Churchill [x]

Off-duty American soldiers walk in the quad at Balliol College, Oxford. [x]

Two soldiers of the Royal Military Police in the Klagenfurt area with Anna, a 4 year old Austrian girl with whose family the men were billeted. One of the soldiers is holding an Austrian mug of beer and a Tyrolean pipe. [x]

posted 1 month ago | 199 #World War II #WWII #US Army #Propaganda

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The tools of the trade of an agent of the British Special Operations Executive, that country’s organization for espionage, sabotage, and reconnaissance during World War II. [x]

posted 1 month ago | 61 #world war ii #wwii #us marines #usmc #okinawa

Okinawa, April - June 1945: An American Marine dashes for cover on Okinawa. [x]

posted 1 month ago | 39 #World War II #WWII #US Army #philippines

The Campaign in the Philippines, Preparatory Operations: American infantry wade ashore at Morotai. [x]