A British soldier looked on while SS Guards were forced to load bodies of Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp victims onto a truck, Germany, 17-18 Apr 1945Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Billy Simms inspecting the wing guns of a fighter aircraft aboard USS Anzio, 18 Apr 1945F6F-5 Hellcat rests on the flight deck of USS Bataan as Marine and Navy Honor Guards prepare for a burial at sea off Okinawa, April 18 1945Journalist Ernie Pyle shortly after being killed on Ie Shima, 18 Apr 1945
A British soldier looked on while SS Guards were forced to load bodies of Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp victims onto a truck, Germany, 17-18 Apr 1945Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Billy Simms inspecting the wing guns of a fighter aircraft aboard USS Anzio, 18 Apr 1945F6F-5 Hellcat rests on the flight deck of USS Bataan as Marine and Navy Honor Guards prepare for a burial at sea off Okinawa, April 18 1945Journalist Ernie Pyle shortly after being killed on Ie Shima, 18 Apr 1945
Map depicting Allied campaign in the Ruhr, Elbe, and Mulde regions, 5-18 Apr 1945US Marine Corporal Harold Flagg and his war dog Boy posing with a Japanese flag, Okinawa, Japan, Apr 1945. Note the battle dressing on the dogUS Marine Private First Class Fred Muscard cleaning himself while his war dog Lux stood on guard, Okinawa, Japan, Apr 1945
Map depicting Allied campaign in the Ruhr, Elbe, and Mulde regions, 5-18 Apr 1945US Marine Corporal Harold Flagg and his war dog Boy posing with a Japanese flag, Okinawa, Japan, Apr 1945. Note the battle dressing on the dog's fore leg.US Marine Private First Class Fred Muscard cleaning himself while his war dog Lux stood on guard, Okinawa, Japan, Apr 1945


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