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A captured German Me 262 Schwalbe of Jagdgeschwader 7 at Stendal, Germany, 1945. Note FW-190 at left.A Comet tank of British 11th Armored Division outside the gate of the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp as British troops were first arriving at the camp, 15 Apr 1945.
A captured German Me 262 Schwalbe of Jagdgeschwader 7 at Stendal, Germany, 1945. Note FW-190 at left.A Comet tank of British 11th Armored Division outside the gate of the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp as British troops were first arriving at the camp, 15 Apr 1945.
Aerial view of New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 15 Apr 1945; note USS Reprisal, USS Coral Sea/Franklin D. Roosevelt, USS Kearsarge, and USS Oriskany under constructionB-24J Liberators of the 579th Bomb Squadron drop incendiary bombs made from fighter plane drop tanks filled with napalm on targets near Royan, France, Apr 15 1945. Note the smoke marker dropped by the lead aircraft.
Aerial view of New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 15 Apr 1945; note USS Reprisal, USS Coral Sea/Franklin D. Roosevelt, USS Kearsarge, and USS Oriskany under constructionB-24J Liberators of the 579th Bomb Squadron drop incendiary bombs made from fighter plane drop tanks filled with napalm on targets near Royan, France, Apr 15 1945. Note the smoke marker dropped by the lead aircraft.
Damaged buildings of Kolberg, Germany (now Kolobrzeg, Poland), mid-1945DUKW of US 7th Army being loaded with gasoline jerrycans for a quick transfer across the Rhine, circa Apr 1945
Damaged buildings of Kolberg, Germany (now Kolobrzeg, Poland), mid-1945DUKW of US 7th Army being loaded with gasoline jerrycans for a quick transfer across the Rhine, circa Apr 1945
Personnel of the US 5th Armored Division examining a captured German Me 262 Schwalbe of Jagdgeschwader 7 at Stendal, Germany, 15 Apr 1945. Note FW-190 at right.Precious metals, paintings, and other loot hidden by Germans in a salt mine near Merkers, Germany, 15 Apr 1945
Personnel of the US 5th Armored Division examining a captured German Me 262 Schwalbe of Jagdgeschwader 7 at Stendal, Germany, 15 Apr 1945. Note FW-190 at right.Precious metals, paintings, and other loot hidden by Germans in a salt mine near Merkers, Germany, 15 Apr 1945
Private H. E. Goddard of Perth Regiment of the Canadian 5th Armored Division near Arnhem, Netherlands, 15 Apr 1945Supervised by American soldiers, German civilians from the town of Nordhausen, Germany bury the corpses of prisoners found at the Mittelbau-Dora concentration camp in mass graves, mid-Apr 1945
Private H. E. Goddard of Perth Regiment of the Canadian 5th Armored Division near Arnhem, Netherlands, 15 Apr 1945Supervised by American soldiers, German civilians from the town of Nordhausen, Germany bury the corpses of prisoners found at the Mittelbau-Dora concentration camp in mass graves, mid-Apr 1945
The British Army entering the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp 15 Apr 1945 as German and Hungarian guards man the gate. On the right is a loudspeaker truck to inform inmates the camp was under British authority.The Ship’s Chaplain leads a memorial service for President Franklin D Roosevelt on the flight deck of the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, c. Apr 15 1945.
The British Army entering the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp 15 Apr 1945 as German and Hungarian guards man the gate. On the right is a loudspeaker truck to inform inmates the camp was under British authority.The Ship’s Chaplain leads a memorial service for President Franklin D Roosevelt on the flight deck of the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, c. Apr 15 1945.
US Army Corporal Donald Ornitz examining a looted painting in the Merkers salt mine, Germany, Apr 1945
US Army Corporal Donald Ornitz examining a looted painting in the Merkers salt mine, Germany, Apr 1945


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