|A Marine of the US 1st Marines Division pointed his Thompson submachine gun at a Japanese sniper, Okinawa, Japan, Apr-Jun 1945||An American soldier standing beside the bodies of SS personnel shot by US troops during the liberation of Dachau Concentration Camp, Germany, 29-30 Apr 1945|
|British personnel dismantling the experimental nuclear pile at Haigerloch near Stuttgart, Germany, Apr 1945||Engineers of the Australian 2/13 field company resting aboard a landing craft after a failed attempt to reach coastal wire defenses off Lingkas, Tarakan, Borneo, 30 Apr 1945|
|T-34-85 tank and SU-100 tank destroyer of Soviet 1st Guards Tank Army outside of Berlin, Germany, 30 Apr 1945||United States Army map of Borneo showing Japanese troop dispositions as of 30 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
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