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Aerial attack on German U-1229 in the North Atlantic by TBF Avengers and F4F Wildcats of Composite Squadron VC-42 flying from Escort Carrier USS Bogue, 20 Aug 1944. U-1229 was sunk with 18 killed and 41 rescued.American soldiers and vehicle in Ballon, France, circa 18-20 Aug 1944
Aerial attack on German U-1229 in the North Atlantic by TBF Avengers and F4F Wildcats of Composite Squadron VC-42 flying from Escort Carrier USS Bogue, 20 Aug 1944. U-1229 was sunk with 18 killed and 41 rescued.American soldiers and vehicle in Ballon, France, circa 18-20 Aug 1944
American troops posing with a captured Nazi flag and a wrecked German tank, Chambois, France, 20 Aug 1944Charles de Gaulle spoke at the balcony of Hotel de Ville, Cherbourg, France, 20 Aug 1944
American troops posing with a captured Nazi flag and a wrecked German tank, Chambois, France, 20 Aug 1944Charles de Gaulle spoke at the balcony of Hotel de Ville, Cherbourg, France, 20 Aug 1944
French Algerian troops taking positions near the Notre-Dame de la Garde basilica, Marseille, France, Aug 1944German prisoners of war, Saint-Malo, France, late Aug 1944
French Algerian troops taking positions near the Notre-Dame de la Garde basilica, Marseille, France, Aug 1944German prisoners of war, Saint-Malo, France, late Aug 1944
Northrop P-61 Black Widow night fighters of the 422nd Night Fighter Squadron in formation over Western Europe, late Aug 1944Polish resistance fighter Jerzy Siwiec throwing a German Model 24 grenade at Slepa Street in the Old Town section of Warsaw, Poland, late Aug 1944
Northrop P-61 Black Widow night fighters of the 422nd Night Fighter Squadron in formation over Western Europe, late Aug 1944Polish resistance fighter Jerzy Siwiec throwing a German Model 24 grenade at Slepa Street in the Old Town section of Warsaw, Poland, late Aug 1944
Polish resistance fighter Roman Marchel posing with a captured MP 40 submachine gun during the Warsaw Uprising, Ciepla Street, Warsaw, Poland, 20 Aug 1944Polish resistance fighters and a German POW, Warsaw, Poland, 20 Aug 1944
Polish resistance fighter Roman Marchel posing with a captured MP 40 submachine gun during the Warsaw Uprising, Ciepla Street, Warsaw, Poland, 20 Aug 1944Polish resistance fighters and a German POW, Warsaw, Poland, 20 Aug 1944
Polish resistance fighters Edward Mortko, Bernard Zieliński, Zbigniew Maliński, and Kazimierz Zagórski of The port of Brest, France after British aerial bombardment, circa late Aug 1944
Polish resistance fighters Edward Mortko, Bernard Zieliński, Zbigniew Maliński, and Kazimierz Zagórski of 'Kiliński' battalion near the PAST building on Zielona Street in Warsaw, Poland, 20 Aug 1944The port of Brest, France after British aerial bombardment, circa late Aug 1944
WAVES personnel examining a 20mm anti-aircraft machine gun aboard escort carrier Mission Bay, 20 Aug 1944WAVES personnel examining aircraft propellers aboard escort carrier Mission Bay, 20 Aug 1944
WAVES personnel examining a 20mm anti-aircraft machine gun aboard escort carrier Mission Bay, 20 Aug 1944WAVES personnel examining aircraft propellers aboard escort carrier Mission Bay, 20 Aug 1944
WAVES personnel touring escort carrier Mission Bay
WAVES personnel touring escort carrier Mission Bay's pilothouse, 20 Aug 1944


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"With Germany arming at breakneck speed, England lost in a pacifist dream, France corrupt and torn by dissension, America remote and indifferent... do you not tremble for your children?"

Winston Churchill, 1935