Tired Captain sleeps under his Corsair wing during a lull in the fighting
U-848 moments before it’s death from a PBY’s depth charges. Notice artillery crew in the conning tower
Canadian bomber crews bomb coastal batteries on Friesian Islands; April 1945
Railway installations destroyed in bombing raids in Trappes, near Paris.; 1944
Canadian Capt. Lawren P. Harris, official war artist, sketching; Italy
German troops examine abandoned British Churchill tank from the Calgary Regiment; After Dieppe Raid; 1942
British commandos (SAS?) upon their return to England after Battle of Dieppe; 1942
As their submarine’s stern begins to sink, crewmen of U-664 break out their life rafts and abandon ship following a successful attack by TBF Avengers and F4F Wildcats of Composite Squadron from the escort carrier Card
Close up shot of a marauder, crewman in the nose is having a sly cigarette, usually heavily frowned upon!
Detection Corps Volunteer feeds her chickens while watching skies
For so many years, historians and casual observers alike have observed the events of World War II through faded black and white images. What most people do not know is the fact that color photography was initially experimented with 100 years BEFORE World War II.
Ship crew put their weight on damaged Wildcat to keep it from falling into sea; 1944
John McCain, Commander of Task Force 38 in the Pacific. McCain was the grandfather of today’s popular politician John McCain
WAVES (women accepted for Voluntary Emergency) check out .50cal machine gun
The city of Cologne in March 1945 after several bombing raids.
Parafragmentation bombs about to turn japanese planes into scrap.
Tester fires Bren during a series of test before shipment to front lines; Canada, 1940