American ships unloading supplies on the beach of Okinawa, Japan, 4 Apr 1945Australian Privates Leon Ravet of Parramatta and Bernard Kentwell on patrol with Owen Machine Carbines, New Britain. 4 April 1945Corporal Luther E. Boger of US 82nd Airborne Division reading a warning sign in front of Cologne Cathedral, Köln (Cologne), Germany, 4 Apr 1945; note Thompson submachine gun and Panther tank wreckGen Jimmy Doolittle, the Duchess of Kent, Lady Herbert, and Col Henry G
American ships unloading supplies on the beach of Okinawa, Japan, 4 Apr 1945Australian Privates Leon Ravet of Parramatta and Bernard Kentwell on patrol with Owen Machine Carbines, New Britain. 4 April 1945Corporal Luther E. Boger of US 82nd Airborne Division reading a warning sign in front of Cologne Cathedral, Köln (Cologne), Germany, 4 Apr 1945; note Thompson submachine gun and Panther tank wreckGen Jimmy Doolittle, the Duchess of Kent, Lady Herbert, and Col Henry G 'Mac' MacDonald on the Chelveston control tower, 4 Apr 1945
Japanese-American troops ran for cover as a German shelling was starting, Italy, 4 Apr 1945Mako harbor under USAAF B-25 bomber attack, Pescadores Islands, Taiwan, 4 Apr 1945, photo 1 of 2Mako harbor under USAAF B-25 bomber attack, Pescadores Islands, Taiwan, 4 Apr 1945, photo 2 of 2Map depicting the Allied encirclement of the Ruhr region, 29 Mar-4 Apr 1945
Japanese-American troops ran for cover as a German shelling was starting, Italy, 4 Apr 1945Mako harbor under USAAF B-25 bomber attack, Pescadores Islands, Taiwan, 4 Apr 1945, photo 1 of 2Mako harbor under USAAF B-25 bomber attack, Pescadores Islands, Taiwan, 4 Apr 1945, photo 2 of 2Map depicting the Allied encirclement of the Ruhr region, 29 Mar-4 Apr 1945
Portrait of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery in his signature flying coat, 4 Apr 1945.Six TBM-3 Avengers of Torpedo Squadron 6 flying from the carrier Hancock during a raid on Amami-O-Shima in the Okinawa Campaign, 4 Apr 1945.USAAF 498th Bombardment Squadron hand drawn map for the 4 Apr 1945 attack on Japanese shipping in Mako harbor, Pescadores IslandsUSAAF 500th Bombardment Squadron hand drawn map for the 4 Apr 1945 attack on Japanese shipping in Mako harbor, Pescadores Islands
Portrait of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery in his signature flying coat, 4 Apr 1945.Six TBM-3 Avengers of Torpedo Squadron 6 flying from the carrier Hancock during a raid on Amami-O-Shima in the Okinawa Campaign, 4 Apr 1945.USAAF 498th Bombardment Squadron hand drawn map for the 4 Apr 1945 attack on Japanese shipping in Mako harbor, Pescadores IslandsUSAAF 500th Bombardment Squadron hand drawn map for the 4 Apr 1945 attack on Japanese shipping in Mako harbor, Pescadores Islands
War weary aircraft at the Wheeler Field graveyard (Waieli Gulch airstrip), Oahu, Hawaii, 4 Apr 1945. Photo 1 of 2.War weary aircraft at the Wheeler Field graveyard (Waieli Gulch airstrip), Oahu, Hawaii, 4 Apr 1945. Photo 2 of 2.
War weary aircraft at the Wheeler Field graveyard (Waieli Gulch airstrip), Oahu, Hawaii, 4 Apr 1945. Photo 1 of 2.War weary aircraft at the Wheeler Field graveyard (Waieli Gulch airstrip), Oahu, Hawaii, 4 Apr 1945. Photo 2 of 2.


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