English four barrel flintlock tap action pistol, late 18th century. from Skinner Inc

English four barrel flintlock tap action pistol, late 18th century. from Skinner Inc

Russian WW2 "Long live the united front of the freedom-loving nations against the fascist invaders!"

Russian WW2 "Long live the united front of the freedom-loving nations against the fascist invaders!"

A color rendition of today's WW2 Hero, Meliton Kantaria. Awarded the Hero of the Soviet Union for raising the flag over the Reichstag in Berlin on April 30, 1945.

A color rendition of today's WW2 Hero, Meliton Kantaria. Awarded the Hero of the Soviet Union for raising the flag over the Reichstag in Berlin on April 30, 1945.


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Continental Four-barrel Flintlock Pistol, c. late 18th century, iron butt and frame engraved with foliate designs, four rifled barrels, two hammers, and four steels.

Continental Four-barrel Flintlock Pistol, c. late 18th century, iron butt and frame engraved with foliate designs, four rifled barrels, two hammers, and four steels.

26 countries commit to fighting the Fascist Axis until "complete victory", declaring themselves "the United Nations":

WW2 Tweets from 1945 on

26 countries commit to fighting the Fascist Axis until "complete victory", declaring themselves "the United Nations":

Medal of Honor recipient Van T. Barfoot who, near Anzio in 1943, took out multiple machine gun nests and a tank capturing 17 Germans. Colonel Barfoot also served in Korea, and in Vietnam where he earned a Purple Heart. He died this year (2012) in March.

Medal of Honor recipient Van T. Barfoot who, near Anzio in 1943, took out multiple machine gun nests and a tank capturing 17 Germans. Colonel Barfoot also served in Korea, and in Vietnam where he earned a Purple Heart. He died this year (2012) in March.

Love this shot of the X Troop as undaunted POWs after their capture at Tragino, Italy. Veterans of the UK's first ever airborne paratroop operation in Feb 1941.

Love this shot of the X Troop as undaunted POWs after their capture at Tragino, Italy. Veterans of the UK's first ever airborne paratroop operation in Feb 1941.

General Dwight D. Eisenhower and general Marshall during the Algiers conference, 3 June 1943.

General Dwight D. Eisenhower and general Marshall during the Algiers conference, 3 June 1943.

Dutch Bronze Cross recipient Bram van der Stok. This near super-hero shot down a Messerschmidt during the German invasion, escaped to England, fought with the RAF, was shot down over France, was one of only 3 people to escape Stalag Luft III & make it back (out of 76), who then fought with the RAF in Normandy and in anti-V1 rocket efforts, who then fought from a Dutch squadron based out of the Netherlands. The Gestapo blinded his father. Nazis killed his brothers in concentration camps.

Dutch Bronze Cross recipient Bram van der Stok. This near super-hero shot down a Messerschmidt during the German invasion, escaped to England, fought with the RAF, was shot down over France, was one of only 3 people to escape Stalag Luft III & make it back (out of 76), who then fought with the RAF in Normandy and in anti-V1 rocket efforts, who then fought from a Dutch squadron based out of the Netherlands. The Gestapo blinded his father. Nazis killed his brothers in concentration camps.

World War II era "Greece Fight On" poster. Created in 1942 by E. McKnight Kauffer. The print was originated by the Greece Office of Information located in Washington D.C. (Ebay)

World War II era "Greece Fight On" poster. Created in 1942 by E. McKnight Kauffer. The print was originated by the Greece Office of Information located in Washington D.C. (Ebay)

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