|A British soldier looked on while SS Guards were forced to load bodies of Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp victims onto a truck, Germany, 17-18 Apr 1945||Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Billy Simms inspecting the wing guns of a fighter aircraft aboard USS Anzio, 18 Apr 1945|
|F6F-5 Hellcat rests on the flight deck of USS Bataan as Marine and Navy Honor Guards prepare for a burial at sea off Okinawa, April 18 1945||Journalist Ernie Pyle shortly after being killed on Ie Shima, 18 Apr 1945|
|Map depicting Allied campaign in the Ruhr, Elbe, and Mulde regions, 5-18 Apr 1945||US Marine Corporal Harold Flagg and his war dog Boy posing with a Japanese flag, Okinawa, Japan, Apr 1945. Note the battle dressing on the dog's fore leg.|
|US Marine Private First Class Fred Muscard cleaning himself while his war dog Lux stood on guard, Okinawa, Japan, Apr 1945|
Change ViewDesktop View
Search WW2DB & Partner Sites
Famous WW2 Quote
"I have returned. By the grace of Almighty God, our forces stand again on Philippine soil."
General Douglas MacArthur at Leyte, 17 Oct 1944
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!