A German World War II prisoner is released by the Soviet Union and reunited with his 12-year-old daughter, who has not seen him since infancy. 1956 [1167Γ—1600]
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β€œOscar” the cat served on three warships, one German, two British, and all sank in action during World War II. The cat survived each sinking floating away on wooden planks until being rescued. He came to be knows as β€œUnsinkable Sam”.
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The Ryan FR Fireball was a mixed-power (piston and jet-powered) fighter designed by Ryan Aeronautical for the United States Navy during World War II. It was the first US Navy aircraft with a jet engine, with tricycle landing gear and laminar flow airfoil.
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A-10 Gets World War II Heritage Paint Scheme v.redd.it/1amoo0czscx61
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Hiroo Onoda was the last Japanese soldier to formally surrender after the country's defeat in World War II. Lieutenant Onoda finally handed over his sword on March 9th 1974 unaware that the war had actually ended. He had held out in the Philippine jungle for 29 years.
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On this day the Prague offensive began, the last major military operation of World War II in Europe, when the Soviet Red Army and allied troops from Poland, Romania, and Czechoslovakia launched an offensive against the German bastion of Prague in occupied Czechoslovakia from 6 to 12 May 1945.
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5 May 1945 – Battle of Castle Itter, the only battle during World War II in which American and German troops fought together.
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Eugene Lazowski was a Polish medical doctor who saved thousands of people during World War II by creating a fake epidemic that played on German phobias about hygiene. By doing this, he risked the German death penalty, which was applied to Poles who helped Jews in the Holocaust.
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Action "Immortal Regiment" on May 9 in South Ossetia. Children hold portraits of their great-grandfathers who fought in World War II
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On this day in 1892 Josip Broz Tito was born. During World War II, he was the leader of the Partisans, often regarded as the most effective resistance movement in occupied Europe. He also served as the president of the Socialist Yugoslavia as a benevolent dictator from 1953 until his death in 1980.
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On this day in 1945 the last German troops withdraw from Finland to Norway. The Lapland War and thus, World War II, comes to an end in Finland and the 'Raising the Flag on the Three-Country Cairn' photograph is taken.
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A crowd marches through New York's Chinatown to celebrate the end of World War II, Photo by Weegee, 1945
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Oh, the Allied powers of World War II.
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America didn’t play around in WORLD WAR II
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Take me back to a time of World War II and the Holocaust!
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In 1947, former GI Ernie Kreiling and his wife Jean toured the French battlefield where he took his first prisoner during World War II. Here, they overlook the remains of a destroyed tank.
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My OC for My World War II Fan Fiction
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Hiroo Onoda, an Imperial Japanese Army intelligence officer who fought in World War II, never surrendered in 1945. Until 1974, for almost 30 years, he held his position in the Philippines. His former commander traveled from Japan to personally issue orders relieving him from duty in 1974.
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Being a quartermaster in the U.S. Army during World War II must have been an absolute nightmare
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"All behind you Winston!" Great Britain, World War II
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[FO] My grandmother is now 95, and she (as a young girl) was sharpening parts for planes for the World War II! Thank God for her health! By the way, she taught me to cross-stitch and she is a prototipe of my own design - "Kind Baba Yaga" - who will be interesting - link to pattern - in comments πŸ™‚
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World War II poster encouraging women to join nursing positions.
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This man is Oskar Schindler. He saved over 1200 jews during World War II from Nazi Germany by employing them in his wartime factories (which produced unusable ammunition) and claiming they were essential workers.
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World War II billboard at Oak Ridge directed at participants of the Manhattan Project
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Adolf Hitler’s nephew, William Hitler, served in the US Navy during World War II
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Wojtek the Bear: Surprising World War II Animal Hero fought in the war onf his own free will.
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Soldiers of the Polish First Army (Berling's Army) in Berlin, in the aftermath of Battle of Berlin. Today marks the 76th anniversary of end of the battle, which was one of the bloodiest and last major battle of World War II in Europe.
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16 May 1943 – The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, the largest single revolt by Jews during World War II to oppose Nazi Germany's final effort to transport the remaining ghetto population to Majdanek and Treblinka death camps, ends. A total of 13,000 Jews died, while German casualties were fewer than 150.
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Marshals of Soviet Union during World War II
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Abandoned Sea Forts of World War II
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Eugene Lazowski was a Polish medical doctor who saved thousands of people during World War II by creating a fake epidemic that played on German phobias about hygiene. By doing this, he risked the German death penalty, which was applied to Poles who helped Jews in the Holocaust.
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"If you talk to much, this man may die" - written around a mirror (World War II)
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[50/50] World War II Veteran Celebrating his 96th Birthday (SFW) | Gangrene Infected Foot
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Beautiful Palm House. Designed in 1875, it's the only known glasshouse that was manufactured in Germany from that period left in the world, all others having been destroyed during World War II.
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Average World War II enjoyer v.redd.it/a8aixol7kvw61
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If FNAF characters fought in World War II
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And I thought we killed Elrond back in World War II
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First Polish Army (Berling's Army) in Berlin, Germany, in the aftermath of the Battle of Berlin. Today marks the 76th anniversary of the end of Battle of Berlin, one of the bloodiest and last major battle of World War II in Europe.
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Biden lost in dementia haze, says America fought Covid-19 during World War II v.redd.it/s4g9rsq4xqz61
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ANIMATION: Justice Society World War II full art on HQ
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A team of German artillery, on a hot summer day II. Posing next to the 88 mm Flak 18, one of the most effective anti-aircraft guns of World War II, 1941.
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World War II era M12 β€œTrench gun”
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At the time of the First World War, the rulers of the world's three greatest nations – King George V of Great Britain and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia on the one hand, and Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany on the other – were first cousins? Their grandmother was Queen Victoria.
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I found an old AJC newspaper nearly 30 years old at work today. Says "World War II, Fifty Years Later"
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Soviet girls - machine gunners, World War II
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Lauri TΓΆrni / Larry Thorne was a U.S. Special Forces officer during the Vietnam War, who had also been in World War II, as a Commander in the German Army and before that a Finnish Army Jaegar trooper who fought in the Winter War
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