African-American US Army nurses waiting to disembark from the transport that brought them to Greenock, Scotland, UK, 15 Aug 1944B-17G Fortress of the 414th BS, 97th BG based at Amendola, Italy on a mission over southern France, 15 Aug 1944.British Air Chief Marshal Arthur Tedder, General Bernard Montgomery, American Lieutenant General Carl Spaatz, and Major General Ralph Royce meeting at Montgomery’s headquarters in Blay, Normandy, France, 15 Aug 1944.C-47 Skytrains of the 81st Troop Carrier Squadron loaded with paratroopers on their way for the invasion of southern France, Aug 15 1944
African-American US Army nurses waiting to disembark from the transport that brought them to Greenock, Scotland, UK, 15 Aug 1944B-17G Fortress of the 414th BS, 97th BG based at Amendola, Italy on a mission over southern France, 15 Aug 1944.British Air Chief Marshal Arthur Tedder, General Bernard Montgomery, American Lieutenant General Carl Spaatz, and Major General Ralph Royce meeting at Montgomery’s headquarters in Blay, Normandy, France, 15 Aug 1944.C-47 Skytrains of the 81st Troop Carrier Squadron loaded with paratroopers on their way for the invasion of southern France, Aug 15 1944
German Panzer V Panther Ausf. A tank during the retreat from Romania to Hungary, Aug-Sep 1944Ju 87 Stuka dive bomber over Warsaw, Poland during the Warsaw Uprising, Aug 1944Map showing Japanese positions across the southern Pacific, published in US Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas Information Bulletin No. 124-44 of 15 Aug 1944Map showing Japanese positions across the western Pacific, published in US Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas Information Bulletin No. 124-44 of 15 Aug 1944
German Panzer V Panther Ausf. A tank during the retreat from Romania to Hungary, Aug-Sep 1944Ju 87 Stuka dive bomber over Warsaw, Poland during the Warsaw Uprising, Aug 1944Map showing Japanese positions across the southern Pacific, published in US Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas Information Bulletin No. 124-44 of 15 Aug 1944Map showing Japanese positions across the western Pacific, published in US Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas Information Bulletin No. 124-44 of 15 Aug 1944
Map showing Japanese positions at the Palau Islands, published in US Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas Information Bulletin No. 124-44 of 15 Aug 1944Philippe Leclerc in Fleuré-Écouché region, France, circa Aug 1944Strategic map of the United States Navy’s actions during the landings in Southern France, 15 Aug 1944.Troops of British King
Map showing Japanese positions at the Palau Islands, published in US Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas Information Bulletin No. 124-44 of 15 Aug 1944Philippe Leclerc in Fleuré-Écouché region, France, circa Aug 1944Strategic map of the United States Navy’s actions during the landings in Southern France, 15 Aug 1944.Troops of British King's Shropshire Light Infantry regiment resting next to a Sherman tank of British 3rd Royal Tank Regiment, France, 15 Aug 1944
USS Kete underway in Lake Michigan, United States, 15 Aug 1944Winston Churchill with the crew of HMS Kimberley off southern France, 14-16 Aug 1944
USS Kete underway in Lake Michigan, United States, 15 Aug 1944Winston Churchill with the crew of HMS Kimberley off southern France, 14-16 Aug 1944


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