A Cromwell tank guarding a bridge over the Elbe River, Hamburg, Germany, 3 May 1945After liberating Dachau concentration camp, members of the US 42nd Division inspecting a railroad carriage full of dead prisoners, May 1945.Captured Japanese L2D2-3 transport with US markings, Clark Field, Philippine Islands, 3 May 1945Cromwell tanks of British 7th Armored Division, Hamburg, Germany, 3 May 1945
A Cromwell tank guarding a bridge over the Elbe River, Hamburg, Germany, 3 May 1945After liberating Dachau concentration camp, members of the US 42nd Division inspecting a railroad carriage full of dead prisoners, May 1945.Captured Japanese L2D2-3 transport with US markings, Clark Field, Philippine Islands, 3 May 1945Cromwell tanks of British 7th Armored Division, Hamburg, Germany, 3 May 1945
General Jean de Lattre de Tassigny presenting awards to French, French colonial, and American troops, Stuttgart, Germany, 3 May 1945; note Brigadier General Carl Baehr (front row) and Brigadier General Charles Palmer (second row) also presentMen of the UK 6th Airborne Division greeting the crew of a Russian Army T-34/85 tank near Wismar, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, 3 May 1945Prisoners at Dachau concentration camp cheer as the US 42nd Division moves in to liberate the camp, 3 May 1945Prisoners
General Jean de Lattre de Tassigny presenting awards to French, French colonial, and American troops, Stuttgart, Germany, 3 May 1945; note Brigadier General Carl Baehr (front row) and Brigadier General Charles Palmer (second row) also presentMen of the UK 6th Airborne Division greeting the crew of a Russian Army T-34/85 tank near Wismar, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, 3 May 1945Prisoners at Dachau concentration camp cheer as the US 42nd Division moves in to liberate the camp, 3 May 1945Prisoners' barracks, Dachau Concentration Camp, Germany, 3 May 1945
Sargent Bay at Kerama Retto anchorage near Okinawa, Japan, 3 May 1945; USS Sargent Bay with TBM and FM-2 aircraft in foregroundSgt Frank Bond, a photographer with the USAAF 40th Photo-Recon Squadron, found the streets littered with Japanese Occupation Currency as US forces entered Rangoon, Burma (now Yangon, Myanmar), May 3 1945. Photo 1 of 2.Sgt Frank Bond, a photographer with the USAAF 40th Photo-Recon Squadron, found the streets littered with Japanese Occupation Currency as US forces entered Rangoon, Burma (now Yangon, Myanmar), May 3 1945. Photo 2 of 2.Universal carriers of British 1/5th Queen
Sargent Bay at Kerama Retto anchorage near Okinawa, Japan, 3 May 1945; USS Sargent Bay with TBM and FM-2 aircraft in foregroundSgt Frank Bond, a photographer with the USAAF 40th Photo-Recon Squadron, found the streets littered with Japanese Occupation Currency as US forces entered Rangoon, Burma (now Yangon, Myanmar), May 3 1945. Photo 1 of 2.Sgt Frank Bond, a photographer with the USAAF 40th Photo-Recon Squadron, found the streets littered with Japanese Occupation Currency as US forces entered Rangoon, Burma (now Yangon, Myanmar), May 3 1945. Photo 2 of 2.Universal carriers of British 1/5th Queen's Regiment, 7th Armored Division, Hamburg, Germany, 3 May 1945
US Army M24 Chaffee light tank fighting in Salzburg, Austria, early May 1945Walter Dornberger, Herbert Axter, Wernher von Braun, Hans Lindenberg, and Bernhard Tessmann (partially cropped), Austria, 3 May 1945
US Army M24 Chaffee light tank fighting in Salzburg, Austria, early May 1945Walter Dornberger, Herbert Axter, Wernher von Braun, Hans Lindenberg, and Bernhard Tessmann (partially cropped), Austria, 3 May 1945


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