US Navy PT-199, a 78-foot Higgins motor torpedo boat, tied up with US Coast Guard 83-foot patrol boats along the waterfront at Cherbourg, France, 30 Aug 1944.
American soldiers with Browning M2HB machine gun in a town in Normandy, France, 1944
Commander of the US Army Transportation Corps Colonel C. W. Richmond (center) examining a road map at the 'Red ball' headquarters, AlenÃ§on, France, Aug-Nov 1944
Generals Miles Dempsey and Dwight Eisenhower in the back of a Jeep during a meeting at Field Marshal Bernard Montgomeryâ€™s headquarters in northern France, Sep 1944.
Field Marshal Montgomery stands up in his 1943 Humber Super Snipe staff car as he crosses a pontoon bridge over the River Seine at Vernon, France, 1 Sep 1944.
King George VI of the United Kingdom and Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery at Montgomeryâ€™s headquarters at Hamont-Achel, Belgium, 15 Oct 1944.
King George VI of the United Kingdom knighting General Miles Dempsey, investing him as a Knight Commander in the Most Honourable Order of the Bath at Montgomeryâ€™s headquarters at Hamont-Achel, Belgium, 15 Oct 1944.
Joachim von Ribbentrop, German Foreign Minister, Aug 1939
Please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 a month will go a long way. Thank you!
Or, please support us by purchasing some WW2DB merchandise at TeeSpring, Thank you!
About the Site
The World War II Database is founded and managed by
C. Peter Chen of Lava Development, LLC. The goal of this
site is two fold. First, it is aiming to offer interesting
and useful information about WW2. Second, it is to showcase
Lava's technical capabilities.