German prisoners of war at Cisterna, Italy, late May 1944King George VI aboard USS Ancon accompanied by US officers Rear Admiral John Hall, Jr. and Commander Mead Pearson, 25 May 1944Royal Navy Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay, Naval commander of the Normandy operations, and US Navy Rear Admiral John L. Hall, Jr., commander of amphibious operations, aboard AGC-4 USS Ancon, 25 May 1944, the day King George VI visited the shipUS Navy Rear Admiral Alan G Kirk introducing his staff to King George VI of the United Kingdom, Portland, England, 25 May 1944. Admiral Kirk was in command of all US Naval forces for the Normandy landings.
German prisoners of war at Cisterna, Italy, late May 1944King George VI aboard USS Ancon accompanied by US officers Rear Admiral John Hall, Jr. and Commander Mead Pearson, 25 May 1944Royal Navy Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay, Naval commander of the Normandy operations, and US Navy Rear Admiral John L. Hall, Jr., commander of amphibious operations, aboard AGC-4 USS Ancon, 25 May 1944, the day King George VI visited the shipUS Navy Rear Admiral Alan G Kirk introducing his staff to King George VI of the United Kingdom, Portland, England, 25 May 1944. Admiral Kirk was in command of all US Naval forces for the Normandy landings.
William Halsey with US Marines, sailors, and soldiers, Emirau Island, Bismarck Archipelago, 25 May 1944
William Halsey with US Marines, sailors, and soldiers, Emirau Island, Bismarck Archipelago, 25 May 1944


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"No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. You win the war by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country!"

George Patton, 31 May 1944


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