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A British Army bulldozer pushed bodies of Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp victims into a mass grave, Germany, 19 Apr 1945; note driver had to cover nose and mouth with handkerchiefAs Allied troops surrounded Leipzig, Germany, this Volkssturm general committed suicide rather than face surrender, 19 Apr 1945
A British Army bulldozer pushed bodies of Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp victims into a mass grave, Germany, 19 Apr 1945; note driver had to cover nose and mouth with handkerchiefAs Allied troops surrounded Leipzig, Germany, this Volkssturm general committed suicide rather than face surrender, 19 Apr 1945
B-17G Fortresses of the 546th Bomb Squadron drop their loads on the rail yards at Elsterwerda, Germany, Apr 19 1945. Note the smoke marker dropped by the lead aircraft signaling the remaining aircraft to drop their bombs.Liberty section personnel aboard LCM returning to USS Casablanca from Rara Island, off Pitylieu Island, Manus, Admiralty Islands, 19 Apr 1945
B-17G Fortresses of the 546th Bomb Squadron drop their loads on the rail yards at Elsterwerda, Germany, Apr 19 1945. Note the smoke marker dropped by the lead aircraft signaling the remaining aircraft to drop their bombs.Liberty section personnel aboard LCM returning to USS Casablanca from Rara Island, off Pitylieu Island, Manus, Admiralty Islands, 19 Apr 1945
Machinato Inlet immediately after combat, Okinawa, Japan, 19 Apr 1945; note wrecked M29 Weasel vehicles on the roadMen of the US 90th Field Artillery fired their gun at a Japanese position, Balete Pass, Luzon, 19 Apr 1945
Machinato Inlet immediately after combat, Okinawa, Japan, 19 Apr 1945; note wrecked M29 Weasel vehicles on the roadMen of the US 90th Field Artillery fired their gun at a Japanese position, Balete Pass, Luzon, 19 Apr 1945
Seaman 1st Class Frank Stanley cleaning a 20mm gun aboard USS Anzio, 19 Apr 1945US Army 8-in Howitzer M1 firing on Japanese position, Okinawa, Japan, 19 Apr 1945
Seaman 1st Class Frank Stanley cleaning a 20mm gun aboard USS Anzio, 19 Apr 1945US Army 8-in Howitzer M1 firing on Japanese position, Okinawa, Japan, 19 Apr 1945
US Army soldiers crossing the Machinato Inlet on foot bridge, Okinawa, Japan, morning of 19 Apr 1945US Marine Private Grady Hogue on a horse, Okinawa, Japan, Apr 1945
US Army soldiers crossing the Machinato Inlet on foot bridge, Okinawa, Japan, morning of 19 Apr 1945US Marine Private Grady Hogue on a horse, Okinawa, Japan, Apr 1945


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"I have returned. By the grace of Almighty God, our forces stand again on Philippine soil."

General Douglas MacArthur at Leyte, 17 Oct 1944