American howitzer Charles de Gaulle, Philippe Leclerc, and others at Montparnasse railway station, Paris, France, 25 Aug 1944Churchill Crocodile flamethrower tank, 25 Aug 1944Launching party of US Navy LSM (Landing Ship, Medium) Vessel No. 325, 25 Aug 1944; sponsor of the ship was African-American Mrs. Lula Martin, second from left
American howitzer 'Miss Connie E' with its US Marine crew, Tinian, Mariana Islands, 25 Aug 1944Charles de Gaulle, Philippe Leclerc, and others at Montparnasse railway station, Paris, France, 25 Aug 1944Churchill Crocodile flamethrower tank, 25 Aug 1944Launching party of US Navy LSM (Landing Ship, Medium) Vessel No. 325, 25 Aug 1944; sponsor of the ship was African-American Mrs. Lula Martin, second from left
Members of the US Army‚Äôs 4th Infantry Division sightseeing in Paris, France, Aug 25, 1944USAAF intelligence aerial photograph of the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp at Oświęcim, Poland taken 25 Aug 1944. This is a scan of an enlarged print taken from the original negative and captioned by the CIA in 1978.Wounded aircrewmen are helped off B-24H Liberator ‚ÄúLiberty Lib‚ÄĚ of the 752nd Bomb Squadron at RAF Horsham St Faith, Norfolk, England, UK after a raid on the Dornier factory at Lubeck, Germany, Aug 25 1944. Note the WC54 Ambulance.
Members of the US Army‚Äôs 4th Infantry Division sightseeing in Paris, France, Aug 25, 1944USAAF intelligence aerial photograph of the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp at Oświęcim, Poland taken 25 Aug 1944. This is a scan of an enlarged print taken from the original negative and captioned by the CIA in 1978.Wounded aircrewmen are helped off B-24H Liberator ‚ÄúLiberty Lib‚ÄĚ of the 752nd Bomb Squadron at RAF Horsham St Faith, Norfolk, England, UK after a raid on the Dornier factory at Lubeck, Germany, Aug 25 1944. Note the WC54 Ambulance.


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James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy, 23 Feb 1945