Pictures of World War 2
The most iconic photographs of WWII like the flag raising on Iwo Jima or the approaching omaha beach on d-day...
US Marines raising the american flag
One of the most iconic photographs of World War II was taken by photographer Joe Rosenthal on the Japanese island of Iwo Jima. Date: February 23, 1945.
US marines raised their flag on Mount Suribachi five days after the outbreak of war.
Approaching Omaha beach on d-day
Troops approach "Omaha" beach on "D-Day" on June 6, 1944 during the invasion of Normandy.
Battle of Rzhev, Russia
The Battle of Rzhev (city), northwest Russia, in December 1941, was an important battle for the later decisive Red Army victories at Stalingrad and the Kursk Salient.
The Battle of the Philippines
General Douglas MacArthur, Osmeña and staff disembark during the initial landing at Leyte, Philippine Islands.
The Battle of the Philippines was fought between Japan and the United States for the reconquest of the Philippines after the Japanese occupation of these islands for three years.
Venus, the bulldog
Venus, the bulldog was the mascot of a destroyer, in the year 1940, in the second world war. Bulldogs were very popular mascots that mirrored the British 'bulldog spirit'. Another reason was that Prime Minister Winston Churchill looked like a bulldog.
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