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African-American US Marines and sailors resting at the base of a Japanese war memorial, Okinawa, Japan, 12 Apr 1945. On steps: Snowden, Martin. On monument: Walton, Ellenberg, Brown, Brawner.American generals touring Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Gotha, Germany, 12 Apr 1945, photo 1 of 3
African-American US Marines and sailors resting at the base of a Japanese war memorial, Okinawa, Japan, 12 Apr 1945. On steps: Snowden, Martin. On monument: Walton, Ellenberg, Brown, Brawner.American generals touring Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Gotha, Germany, 12 Apr 1945, photo 1 of 3
American generals touring Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Gotha, Germany, 12 Apr 1945, photo 2 of 3American generals touring Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Gotha, Germany, 12 Apr 1945, photo 3 of 3
American generals touring Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Gotha, Germany, 12 Apr 1945, photo 2 of 3American generals touring Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Gotha, Germany, 12 Apr 1945, photo 3 of 3
American soldiers advancing past a dead Japanese soldier near Balete Pass, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 12 Apr 1945Bradley, Patton, and Eisenhower inspected artwork hidden in the Merkers salt mine, Germany, 12 Apr 1945
American soldiers advancing past a dead Japanese soldier near Balete Pass, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 12 Apr 1945Bradley, Patton, and Eisenhower inspected artwork hidden in the Merkers salt mine, Germany, 12 Apr 1945
Dwight Eisenhower and other officers inspecting the remains of a German attempt to destroy the remains of dead Jewish prisoners at Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Gotha, Germany, 12 Apr 1945Dwight Eisenhower inspecting Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Thuringia, Germany, 12 Apr 1945; note George Patton in crowd about a quarter of the way from the left of the photograph
Dwight Eisenhower and other officers inspecting the remains of a German attempt to destroy the remains of dead Jewish prisoners at Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Gotha, Germany, 12 Apr 1945Dwight Eisenhower inspecting Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Thuringia, Germany, 12 Apr 1945; note George Patton in crowd about a quarter of the way from the left of the photograph
ElectricianField Marshal Lord Archibald Wavell, Viceroy of India, and Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery during a visit to Montgomery’s headquarters in Germany, 12 Apr 1945.
Electrician's Mate 1st Class Reichman and Electrician's Mate 3rd Class Schneider repairing electric fans aboard USS Anzio, 12 Apr 1945Field Marshal Lord Archibald Wavell, Viceroy of India, and Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery during a visit to Montgomery’s headquarters in Germany, 12 Apr 1945.
George Patton, Omar Bradley, and Walton Walker touring the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Gotha, Germany, 12 Apr 1945Harry Truman being sworn in as the President of the United States, White House, Washington DC, United States, 12 Apr 1945
George Patton, Omar Bradley, and Walton Walker touring the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Gotha, Germany, 12 Apr 1945Harry Truman being sworn in as the President of the United States, White House, Washington DC, United States, 12 Apr 1945
High school girls from Chiran, Kagoshima, Japan waving cherry blossom branches to bid farewell to Lt Toshio Anazawa of Japanese Army 20th Shinbu Special Attack Unit in Ki-43 Hayabusa, 12 Apr 1945Patton and Bradley at the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp in Thuringia, Germany, 12 Apr 1945
High school girls from Chiran, Kagoshima, Japan waving cherry blossom branches to bid farewell to Lt Toshio Anazawa of Japanese Army 20th Shinbu Special Attack Unit in Ki-43 Hayabusa, 12 Apr 1945Patton and Bradley at the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp in Thuringia, Germany, 12 Apr 1945
Patton arriving at the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp in Thuringia, Germany, 12 Apr 1945Patton preparing to depart from the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp in Thuringia, Germany, 12 Apr 1945
Patton arriving at the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp in Thuringia, Germany, 12 Apr 1945Patton preparing to depart from the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp in Thuringia, Germany, 12 Apr 1945
Survivors of Ohrdruf Concentration Camp demonstrating a method of torture they were subjected, Thuringia, Germany, 12 Apr 1945; Alois Liethe (mustached) was interpretor to EisenhowerUS Generals Eisenhower and Bradley examining a suitcase of German loot stored in the Merkers salt mine, Germany, 12 Apr 1945
Survivors of Ohrdruf Concentration Camp demonstrating a method of torture they were subjected, Thuringia, Germany, 12 Apr 1945; Alois Liethe (mustached) was interpretor to EisenhowerUS Generals Eisenhower and Bradley examining a suitcase of German loot stored in the Merkers salt mine, Germany, 12 Apr 1945
US Generals Eisenhower, Bradley, and Eddy and Colonel Bernard Bernstein touring the Merkers salt mine in which treasures were stored, 12 Apr 1945USS Tennessee burning shortly after being struck by a Japanese D3A special attack aircraft of Operation Kikusui No. 2, off Okinawa, Japan, 12 Apr 1945
US Generals Eisenhower, Bradley, and Eddy and Colonel Bernard Bernstein touring the Merkers salt mine in which treasures were stored, 12 Apr 1945USS Tennessee burning shortly after being struck by a Japanese D3A special attack aircraft of Operation Kikusui No. 2, off Okinawa, Japan, 12 Apr 1945


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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