CLARK GABLE (actor and major in the US Army Air Corps who flew 5 combat missions as an observer/gunner in a and earned a Distinguished Flying Cross and an Air Medal. His discharge was signed by Captain Ronald Reagan, fellow actor and future US President)
D-Day landing June 1944 Omaha Beach Normandy France. I want to go here to stand on the sands of Omaha Beach where my Father landed with the Infantry Division assault wave on June Thank you Dad.we all miss you.
Young German holding Panzerfaust, one of the first anti-tank weapons which took great bravery to use. Not to detract from the original position of this photo, but I really like the style of the cap and jacket
Soldiers of the Waffen SS. The best trained and well-equipped paramilitary force in the world. Normal German soldiers had to prove their pure lineage back 50 years to join. Officers had to prove 200 years back.
Frank Scherschel—Time & Life Pictures/Getty ImagesFrom D-Day until Christmas German prisoners of war were shipped off to American detention facilities at a rate of per month. Above: Captured German troops, June