An American soldier observed the destruction of an industrial town near Nürnberg, Germany, 20 Apr 1945An oil tank explosion at Deggendorf harbor, Bavaria, Germany after an aerial bombardment by A-20 Havoc aircraft of US 426th Bomb Group, 20 Apr 1945Armorers equipping a F4F Wildcat fighter with rockets aboard USS Anzio, 20 Apr 1945B-24M Liberator, pathfinder aircraft for the 707th Bomb Squadron, drops a smoke marker as well as its bomb load on the rail junction at Mühldorf, Germany, Apr 20 1945 (Hitler’s birthday).
An American soldier observed the destruction of an industrial town near Nürnberg, Germany, 20 Apr 1945An oil tank explosion at Deggendorf harbor, Bavaria, Germany after an aerial bombardment by A-20 Havoc aircraft of US 426th Bomb Group, 20 Apr 1945Armorers equipping a F4F Wildcat fighter with rockets aboard USS Anzio, 20 Apr 1945B-24M Liberator, pathfinder aircraft for the 707th Bomb Squadron, drops a smoke marker as well as its bomb load on the rail junction at Mühldorf, Germany, Apr 20 1945 (Hitler’s birthday).
Bob Christensen, Jim Bough, L. D. Smith, and Frank Schwartz manning the arresting gear controls aboard USS Anzio, 20 Apr 1945Funeral service for Ernie Pyle, Okinawa, Japan, 20 Apr 1945German Volkssturm soldier with Panzerschreck launcher, near Berlin, Germany, late Apr 1945Men fusing bombs aboard USS Anzio, 20 Apr 1945
Bob Christensen, Jim Bough, L. D. Smith, and Frank Schwartz manning the arresting gear controls aboard USS Anzio, 20 Apr 1945Funeral service for Ernie Pyle, Okinawa, Japan, 20 Apr 1945German Volkssturm soldier with Panzerschreck launcher, near Berlin, Germany, late Apr 1945Men fusing bombs aboard USS Anzio, 20 Apr 1945
Soviet BM-13 Katyusha rocket launchers firing on Berlin, Germany, Apr 1945Two wrecked M4 Sherman tanks at Bloody Ridge, destroyed by Japanese artillery, Okinawa, Japan, 20 Apr 1945
Soviet BM-13 Katyusha rocket launchers firing on Berlin, Germany, Apr 1945Two wrecked M4 Sherman tanks at Bloody Ridge, destroyed by Japanese artillery, Okinawa, Japan, 20 Apr 1945


Search WW2DB & Partner Sites


Famous WW2 Quote
"All that silly talk about the advance of science and such leaves me cold. Give me peace and a retarded science."

Thomas Dodd, late 1945