A TBM Avenger trailing smoke returning to the carrier USS Essex after being damaged by Japanese anti-aircraft fire during a strike on Minami Daito Jima in the Okinawa Operation, 28 Mar 1945.Map depicting the crossing of the Rhine, 22-28 Mar 1945Men of the British 5th Dorsetshire Regiment crossing the Rhine River into Germany in a Buffalo tracked landing vehicle, 28 Mar 1945Men of the UK 1st Commando Brigade manning two Vickers medium machine guns just east of the Rhine River outside of Wesel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, between 24-31 Mar 1945
A TBM Avenger trailing smoke returning to the carrier USS Essex after being damaged by Japanese anti-aircraft fire during a strike on Minami Daito Jima in the Okinawa Operation, 28 Mar 1945.Map depicting the crossing of the Rhine, 22-28 Mar 1945Men of the British 5th Dorsetshire Regiment crossing the Rhine River into Germany in a Buffalo tracked landing vehicle, 28 Mar 1945Men of the UK 1st Commando Brigade manning two Vickers medium machine guns just east of the Rhine River outside of Wesel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, between 24-31 Mar 1945
War Correspondent Ted Stanford of The Pittsburgh Courier interviewing African-American US Army Sergeant Morris O. Harris of the 784th Tank Battalion of the 9th Army, 28 Mar 1945
War Correspondent Ted Stanford of The Pittsburgh Courier interviewing African-American US Army Sergeant Morris O. Harris of the 784th Tank Battalion of the 9th Army, 28 Mar 1945


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George Patton, 31 May 1944