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Brigadier General Jimmy Doolittle walks with WWI fighter Ace Eddie Rickenbacker and author Ernest Hemmingway during a tour of North African bases, this time visiting the 414th Bombardment Squadron in Tunisia, 1943Geschutzwagen Lorraine Schlepper 15 cm sFH 13 Field Gun on a French chassis that has been abandoned in North Africa, 1943.
Brigadier General Jimmy Doolittle walks with WWI fighter Ace Eddie Rickenbacker and author Ernest Hemmingway during a tour of North African bases, this time visiting the 414th Bombardment Squadron in Tunisia, 1943Geschutzwagen Lorraine Schlepper 15 cm sFH 13 Field Gun on a French chassis that has been abandoned in North Africa, 1943.
SdKfz 138-139 Marder III with Russian 7.62cm anti-tank gun abandoned in North Africa, 1943.Axis prisoners of war are herded out of the city as Allied armies enter Tunis, Tunisia, May 1943
SdKfz 138-139 Marder III with Russian 7.62cm anti-tank gun abandoned in North Africa, 1943.Axis prisoners of war are herded out of the city as Allied armies enter Tunis, Tunisia, May 1943
Dismantled French AMC 35 S medium tank, Porto Farina, Tunisia, May 1943; two more AMC 35 S tanks and a Valentine Mk III tank in backgroundUnited States Army troops enter Tunis, Tunisia, May 1943.
Dismantled French AMC 35 S medium tank, Porto Farina, Tunisia, May 1943; two more AMC 35 S tanks and a Valentine Mk III tank in backgroundUnited States Army troops enter Tunis, Tunisia, May 1943.
US Army African-American Air Corps officers, Fez, French Morocco, 12 May 1943: Lt Col Benjamin Davis, Capt H. Johnson, Capt Jones, Lt Thompson, Lt Carter, Lt Lawrence, Lt CurrieInspecting North African bases, Winston Churchill attends a USAAF 414th Bombardment Squadron briefing at Chateau-dun-du-Rhumel Airfield, Algeria, 31 May 1943; note Brooke, Marshall, Eden
US Army African-American Air Corps officers, Fez, French Morocco, 12 May 1943: Lt Col Benjamin Davis, Capt H. Johnson, Capt Jones, Lt Thompson, Lt Carter, Lt Lawrence, Lt CurrieInspecting North African bases, Winston Churchill attends a USAAF 414th Bombardment Squadron briefing at Chateau-dun-du-Rhumel Airfield, Algeria, 31 May 1943; note Brooke, Marshall, Eden
Three soldiers manning US Army 90th Coast ArtilleryJames Doolittle awarding the Purple Heart to the crew of B-17E Flying Fortress bomber
Three soldiers manning US Army 90th Coast Artillery's radar, Casablanca, French Morocco, 19 Jun 1943; note the three men were African-AmericanJames Doolittle awarding the Purple Heart to the crew of B-17E Flying Fortress bomber 'Sweet Chariot', Chateau-dun-du-Rhumel Airfield, Algeria, Jul 1943
Remains of a merchant ship that exploded, causing a fire on another British freighter, off Algiers, Algeria, 17 Jul 1943
Remains of a merchant ship that exploded, causing a fire on another British freighter, off Algiers, Algeria, 17 Jul 1943
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"We no longer demand anything, we want war."

Joachim von Ribbentrop, German Foreign Minister, Aug 1939