African-American soldiers of the 161st Chemical Smoke Generating Company of the US 3rd Army refilling a M-2 smoke generator, at the Saar River near Wallerfangen, Germany, 11 Dec 1944Bomb bay view of Martin B-26 Marauder bombers of the 323rd and 394th Bomb Groups drop 122 tons of bombs in an effort to take down the railroad bridge across the Moselle river at Trier, Germany, 24 Dec 1944.Major General William Simpson and Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery touring the city of Aachen, Germany, 31 Dec 1944. Ten weeks earlier, Aachen became the first city inside Germany to be occupied by the Allies.American troops crossing the Siegfried Line fortifications, early 1945
African-American soldiers of the 161st Chemical Smoke Generating Company of the US 3rd Army refilling a M-2 smoke generator, at the Saar River near Wallerfangen, Germany, 11 Dec 1944Bomb bay view of Martin B-26 Marauder bombers of the 323rd and 394th Bomb Groups drop 122 tons of bombs in an effort to take down the railroad bridge across the Moselle river at Trier, Germany, 24 Dec 1944.Major General William Simpson and Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery touring the city of Aachen, Germany, 31 Dec 1944. Ten weeks earlier, Aachen became the first city inside Germany to be occupied by the Allies.American troops crossing the Siegfried Line fortifications, early 1945
The open breach of a 240mm howitzer with the US XIII Corps Field Artillery near Alsdorf, Germany during the advance on the Ruhr, 10 Jan 1945.US Army generals Marshall, McBride, Eddy, and Patton at US 80th Division headquarters at Dieulouard, France, early 1945Two French soldiers giving African-American soldiers candy, Rouffach, France, 5 Feb 1945C-47 Skytrain aircraft of US 101st Airborne Division dropping supplies to troops of US 4th Division, Briealf, Germany, 13 Feb 1945
The open breach of a 240mm howitzer with the US XIII Corps Field Artillery near Alsdorf, Germany during the advance on the Ruhr, 10 Jan 1945.US Army generals Marshall, McBride, Eddy, and Patton at US 80th Division headquarters at Dieulouard, France, early 1945Two French soldiers giving African-American soldiers candy, Rouffach, France, 5 Feb 1945C-47 Skytrain aircraft of US 101st Airborne Division dropping supplies to troops of US 4th Division, Briealf, Germany, 13 Feb 1945
US 4th Infantry Division being supplied via airdrop by means of C-47 aircraft of US 101st Airborne Division, Briealf, Germany, 13 Feb 1945Montgomery visiting Canadian troops in the Kleve-Goch sector, Germany, 26 Feb 1945; left to right: Vokes, Crerar, Montgomery, Horrocks, Simonds, Spry, MathewsMen of Company C, 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, US 1st Infantry Division marching toward Frauw├╝llesheim, Germany, after crossing the Roer River, 28 Feb 1945An American soldier looking at a knocked out German Jagdtiger tank, Morsbronn area, Alsace, France, Mar 1945
US 4th Infantry Division being supplied via airdrop by means of C-47 aircraft of US 101st Airborne Division, Briealf, Germany, 13 Feb 1945Montgomery visiting Canadian troops in the Kleve-Goch sector, Germany, 26 Feb 1945; left to right: Vokes, Crerar, Montgomery, Horrocks, Simonds, Spry, MathewsMen of Company C, 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, US 1st Infantry Division marching toward Frauw├╝llesheim, Germany, after crossing the Roer River, 28 Feb 1945An American soldier looking at a knocked out German Jagdtiger tank, Morsbronn area, Alsace, France, Mar 1945
M4 Sherman tank of 745th Tank Battalion, US 1st Infantry Division at Gladbach, Germany, 1 Mar 1945First US Army at Remagen Bridge, Germany, 11 Mar 1945Jewish chaplain (Rabbi) Captain Manuel Poliakoff of the US Army 29th Infantry Division (center) conducting a memorial service in Schloss Rheydt, the former home of Joseph Goebbels, 18 Mar 1945.Soldiers of the US 7th Army pause at the Siegfried Line on the road to Karlsruhe, Germany, 27 Mar 1945
M4 Sherman tank of 745th Tank Battalion, US 1st Infantry Division at Gladbach, Germany, 1 Mar 1945First US Army at Remagen Bridge, Germany, 11 Mar 1945Jewish chaplain (Rabbi) Captain Manuel Poliakoff of the US Army 29th Infantry Division (center) conducting a memorial service in Schloss Rheydt, the former home of Joseph Goebbels, 18 Mar 1945.Soldiers of the US 7th Army pause at the Siegfried Line on the road to Karlsruhe, Germany, 27 Mar 1945
Cathedral at Cologne, Germany with the collapsed Deutz Suspension Bridge beyond, Mar 1945.
Cathedral at Cologne, Germany with the collapsed Deutz Suspension Bridge beyond, Mar 1945.
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