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A Japanese soldier who had just surrendered to the Americans, Saipan, Mariana Islands, circa late Jun or early Jul 1944A VT-51 TBM-1C Avenger took off from San Jacinto to attack Guam, 28 Jun 1944
A Japanese soldier who had just surrendered to the Americans, Saipan, Mariana Islands, circa late Jun or early Jul 1944A VT-51 TBM-1C Avenger took off from San Jacinto to attack Guam, 28 Jun 1944
An US Army colonel and a French civilian in Cherbourg during the playing of the American national anthem, 28 Jun 1944Churchill tank of 7th Royal Tank Regiment, UK 31st Tank Brigade, supporting infantry of UK 8th Royal Scots during Operation Epsom, near Caen, France, 28 Jun 1944
An US Army colonel and a French civilian in Cherbourg during the playing of the American national anthem, 28 Jun 1944Churchill tank of 7th Royal Tank Regiment, UK 31st Tank Brigade, supporting infantry of UK 8th Royal Scots during Operation Epsom, near Caen, France, 28 Jun 1944
Drayton underway off the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 28 Jun 1944, photo 1 of 5Drayton underway off the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 28 Jun 1944, photo 2 of 5
Drayton underway off the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 28 Jun 1944, photo 1 of 5Drayton underway off the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 28 Jun 1944, photo 2 of 5
Drayton underway off the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 28 Jun 1944, photo 3 of 5Drayton underway off the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 28 Jun 1944, photo 4 of 5
Drayton underway off the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 28 Jun 1944, photo 3 of 5Drayton underway off the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 28 Jun 1944, photo 4 of 5
Drayton underway off the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 28 Jun 1944, photo 5 of 5Generals Aleksandr Vasilevsky and Ivan Chernyakhovsky accepting surrender from General der Infanterie Friedrich Gollwitzer and Generalleutnant Alfons Hitter, Vitebsk, Byelorussia, 28 Jun 1944
Drayton underway off the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 28 Jun 1944, photo 5 of 5Generals Aleksandr Vasilevsky and Ivan Chernyakhovsky accepting surrender from General der Infanterie Friedrich Gollwitzer and Generalleutnant Alfons Hitter, Vitebsk, Byelorussia, 28 Jun 1944
LSTs unloading at low tide in the Easy sector of Omaha Beach, Normandy, 28 Jun 1944, photo 1 of 2; note Gooseberry breakwater offshoreLSTs unloading at low tide in the Easy sector of Omaha Beach, Normandy, 28 Jun 1944, photo 2 of 2; note wrecked LCI(L) in the center
LSTs unloading at low tide in the Easy sector of Omaha Beach, Normandy, 28 Jun 1944, photo 1 of 2; note Gooseberry breakwater offshoreLSTs unloading at low tide in the Easy sector of Omaha Beach, Normandy, 28 Jun 1944, photo 2 of 2; note wrecked LCI(L) in the center
Maj General Willis H Hale (front seat) and Vice Admiral John H Hoover tour Aslito Field, Saipan, Marianas (later Isley Field), Jun 28, 1944, ten days after the area was captured from the Japanese. Note P-47 Thunderbolt.Soviet generals Aleksandr Vasilevsky and Ivan Chernyakhovsky accepting surrender from German generals Alfons Hitter and Friedrich Gollwitzer, Vitebsk, Byelorussia, 28 Jun 1944, photo 1 of 2
Maj General Willis H Hale (front seat) and Vice Admiral John H Hoover tour Aslito Field, Saipan, Marianas (later Isley Field), Jun 28, 1944, ten days after the area was captured from the Japanese. Note P-47 Thunderbolt.Soviet generals Aleksandr Vasilevsky and Ivan Chernyakhovsky accepting surrender from German generals Alfons Hitter and Friedrich Gollwitzer, Vitebsk, Byelorussia, 28 Jun 1944, photo 1 of 2
Soviet generals Aleksandr Vasilevsky and Ivan Chernyakhovsky accepting surrender from German generals Alfons Hitter and Friedrich Gollwitzer, Vitebsk, Byelorussia, 28 Jun 1944, photo 2 of 2Soviet generals Aleksandr Vasilevsky and Ivan Chernyakhovsky speaking with surrendered German Major General Alfons Hitter, Vitebsk, Byelorussia, 28 Jun 1944
Soviet generals Aleksandr Vasilevsky and Ivan Chernyakhovsky accepting surrender from German generals Alfons Hitter and Friedrich Gollwitzer, Vitebsk, Byelorussia, 28 Jun 1944, photo 2 of 2Soviet generals Aleksandr Vasilevsky and Ivan Chernyakhovsky speaking with surrendered German Major General Alfons Hitter, Vitebsk, Byelorussia, 28 Jun 1944
US Army African-American soldiers setting up a 155mm howitzer in France, 28 Jun 1944US Army troops attempted to blow up a German pillbox near Cherbourg, 28 Jun 1944
US Army African-American soldiers setting up a 155mm howitzer in France, 28 Jun 1944US Army troops attempted to blow up a German pillbox near Cherbourg, 28 Jun 1944
US Army troops marched German prisoners of war through Cherbourg, 28 Jun 1944
US Army troops marched German prisoners of war through Cherbourg, 28 Jun 1944


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"All that silly talk about the advance of science and such leaves me cold. Give me peace and a retarded science."

Thomas Dodd, late 1945