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September 20, 1942 Battle of Stalingrad  Soviet and German troops engaged in heavy fighting at the Mamayev Kurgan hill, in the Central Station, and the grain elevator.

September 1942 Battle of Stalingrad Soviet and German troops engaged in heavy fighting at the Mamayev Kurgan hill, in the Central Station, and the grain elevator.

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USS Iowa fires a full broadside of nine and six cal guns during a target exercise near Vieques Island, Puerto Rico, on 1 July Shock waves are visible in the water (Photo Source: US Navy)

九八式軽爆撃機

九八式軽爆撃機

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World War Marines fighting to recapture a Pacific island from the Japanese.

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Wildcat

A B-17E Flying Fortress in a spin with one wing destroyed. In instances like this it is very unlikely that the crew got out due to the centrifugal forces involved. This type of aircraft had a crew of 10.

― World War 2 Photos and Factsさん( 「The "Miss Donna Mae II " Bomb Squadron Bomb Group, flat spins with its…」

F4 Phantom with payload options. The mainstay of Western Fighter Interceptors for decades. As you can see, she also performed ground attack.

Phantom with payload options. The mainstay of Western Fighter Interceptors for decades also performed ground attack.

U.S. Army Air Force Lt. Robert L. Hite blindfolded by his captors is led from a Japanese transport plane after he and the other seven flyers were flown from Shanghai to Tokyo. Hite was co-pilot of crew 16 (B-25B s/n 40-2268 Bat out of Hell 34th Bomb Squadron) of the "Doolittle Raiders". After about 45 days in Japan all eight were taken back to China by ship and imprisoned in Shanghai. On 15 October 1942 three were executed one died in captivity. The four others including Hite were liberated…

U.S. Army Air Force Lt. Robert L. Hite blindfolded by his captors is led from a Japanese transport plane after he and the other seven flyers were flown from Shanghai to Tokyo. Hite was co-pilot of crew 16 (B-25B s/n 40-2268 Bat out of Hell 34th Bomb Squadron) of the "Doolittle Raiders". After about 45 days in Japan all eight were taken back to China by ship and imprisoned in Shanghai. On 15 October 1942 three were executed one died in captivity. The four others including Hite were liberated…

German Wehrmacht soldiers take cover behind an Sd.Kfz. 250 (German: Sonderkraftfahrzeug 250; ‘special motor vehicle’) light armored halftrack to tend to a wounded comrade during the First battle of Kiev during Operation Barbarossa; the German...

German Wehrmacht soldiers take cover behind an Sd.Kfz. 250 (German: Sonderkraftfahrzeug 250; ‘special motor vehicle’) light armored halftrack to tend to a wounded comrade during the First battle of Kiev during Operation Barbarossa; the German...

Infantrymen from 291st Infantry Division (Regiment 506) after first days of Operation Barbarossa.

Infantrymen from 291st Infantry Division (Regiment 506) after first days of Operation Barbarossa.

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Wehrmacht soldiers on parade. This photo is per-war. You can tell by looking at the helmets, notice the extended brim.

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