African-American US Marines and sailors resting at the base of a Japanese war memorial, Okinawa, Japan, 12 Apr 1945. On steps: Snowden, Martin. On monument: Walton, Ellenberg, Brown, Brawner.American generals touring Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Gotha, Germany, 12 Apr 1945, photo 1 of 3American generals touring Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Gotha, Germany, 12 Apr 1945, photo 2 of 3American generals touring Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Gotha, Germany, 12 Apr 1945, photo 3 of 3
African-American US Marines and sailors resting at the base of a Japanese war memorial, Okinawa, Japan, 12 Apr 1945. On steps: Snowden, Martin. On monument: Walton, Ellenberg, Brown, Brawner.American generals touring Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Gotha, Germany, 12 Apr 1945, photo 1 of 3American generals touring Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Gotha, Germany, 12 Apr 1945, photo 2 of 3American generals touring Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Gotha, Germany, 12 Apr 1945, photo 3 of 3
American soldiers advancing past a dead Japanese soldier near Balete Pass, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 12 Apr 1945Bradley, Patton, and Eisenhower inspected artwork hidden in the Merkers salt mine, Germany, 12 Apr 1945Dwight Eisenhower and other officers inspecting the remains of a German attempt to destroy the remains of dead Jewish prisoners at Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Gotha, Germany, 12 Apr 1945Dwight Eisenhower inspecting Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Thuringia, Germany, 12 Apr 1945; note George Patton in crowd about a quarter of the way from the left of the photograph
American soldiers advancing past a dead Japanese soldier near Balete Pass, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 12 Apr 1945Bradley, Patton, and Eisenhower inspected artwork hidden in the Merkers salt mine, Germany, 12 Apr 1945Dwight Eisenhower and other officers inspecting the remains of a German attempt to destroy the remains of dead Jewish prisoners at Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Gotha, Germany, 12 Apr 1945Dwight Eisenhower inspecting Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Thuringia, Germany, 12 Apr 1945; note George Patton in crowd about a quarter of the way from the left of the photograph
ElectricianGeorge Patton, Omar Bradley, and Walton Walker touring the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Gotha, Germany, 12 Apr 1945Harry Truman being sworn in as the President of the United States, White House, Washington DC, United States, 12 Apr 1945High school girls from Chiran, Kagoshima, Japan waving cherry blossom branches to bid farewell to Lt Toshio Anazawa of Japanese Army 20th Shinbu Special Attack Unit in Ki-43 Hayabusa, 12 Apr 1945
Electrician's Mate 1st Class Reichman and Electrician's Mate 3rd Class Schneider repairing electric fans aboard USS Anzio, 12 Apr 1945George Patton, Omar Bradley, and Walton Walker touring the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Gotha, Germany, 12 Apr 1945Harry Truman being sworn in as the President of the United States, White House, Washington DC, United States, 12 Apr 1945High school girls from Chiran, Kagoshima, Japan waving cherry blossom branches to bid farewell to Lt Toshio Anazawa of Japanese Army 20th Shinbu Special Attack Unit in Ki-43 Hayabusa, 12 Apr 1945
Patton and Bradley at the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp in Thuringia, Germany, 12 Apr 1945Patton arriving at the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp in Thuringia, Germany, 12 Apr 1945Patton preparing to depart from the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp in Thuringia, Germany, 12 Apr 1945Survivors of Ohrdruf Concentration Camp demonstrating a method of torture they were subjected, Thuringia, Germany, 12 Apr 1945; Alois Liethe (mustached) was interpretor to Eisenhower
Patton and Bradley at the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp in Thuringia, Germany, 12 Apr 1945Patton arriving at the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp in Thuringia, Germany, 12 Apr 1945Patton preparing to depart from the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp in Thuringia, Germany, 12 Apr 1945Survivors of Ohrdruf Concentration Camp demonstrating a method of torture they were subjected, Thuringia, Germany, 12 Apr 1945; Alois Liethe (mustached) was interpretor to Eisenhower
US Generals Eisenhower and Bradley examining a suitcase of German loot stored in the Merkers salt mine, Germany, 12 Apr 1945US Generals Eisenhower, Bradley, and Eddy and Colonel Bernard Bernstein touring the Merkers salt mine in which treasures were stored, 12 Apr 1945USS Tennessee burning shortly after being struck by a Japanese D3A special attack aircraft of Operation Kikusui No. 2, off Okinawa, Japan, 12 Apr 1945
US Generals Eisenhower and Bradley examining a suitcase of German loot stored in the Merkers salt mine, Germany, 12 Apr 1945US Generals Eisenhower, Bradley, and Eddy and Colonel Bernard Bernstein touring the Merkers salt mine in which treasures were stored, 12 Apr 1945USS Tennessee burning shortly after being struck by a Japanese D3A special attack aircraft of Operation Kikusui No. 2, off Okinawa, Japan, 12 Apr 1945


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