A German woman covering her nose and mouth as she walked by the 800 exhumed bodies of forced laborers murdered by SS men, near Nammering, Germany, 17 May 1945Keishu sugar plant under US aerial attack, Shoka (now Changhua), Taiwan, 17 May 1945, photo 1 of 2Keishu sugar plant under US aerial attack, Shoka (now Changhua), Taiwan, 17 May 1945, photo 2 of 2Men of US Marine Corps 6th Division entering Naha, Okinawa, 17 May 1945
A German woman covering her nose and mouth as she walked by the 800 exhumed bodies of forced laborers murdered by SS men, near Nammering, Germany, 17 May 1945Keishu sugar plant under US aerial attack, Shoka (now Changhua), Taiwan, 17 May 1945, photo 1 of 2Keishu sugar plant under US aerial attack, Shoka (now Changhua), Taiwan, 17 May 1945, photo 2 of 2Men of US Marine Corps 6th Division entering Naha, Okinawa, 17 May 1945
Staff Sergeant B. Kreselewski of 337th Field Artillery Battalion, US 88th Division numbering a keg of gold, Fortezza, Italy, 17 May 1945US Navy African-American Seaman 1st Class E. Perry splacing steel cable, 17 May 1945US Navy tug boat YTM 466 at the Mine Warfare School, Yorktown, Virginia, United States, 17 May 1945; the boatUSAAF study of damage to Nagoya, Japan done by aerial bombing on 14 and 17 May 1945
Staff Sergeant B. Kreselewski of 337th Field Artillery Battalion, US 88th Division numbering a keg of gold, Fortezza, Italy, 17 May 1945US Navy African-American Seaman 1st Class E. Perry splacing steel cable, 17 May 1945US Navy tug boat YTM 466 at the Mine Warfare School, Yorktown, Virginia, United States, 17 May 1945; the boat's crewmen were all African-AmericanUSAAF study of damage to Nagoya, Japan done by aerial bombing on 14 and 17 May 1945


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