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What makes a great photographer: How far you’ll go to get the perfect shot. Photographer Skydiving with Kodak Motormatic Camera photo by ripcordjerry via myedol

Life Magazine cover of Woman Pilot

July 1943 Cover of Life Magazine. Pilot trainee Shirley Slade sits on the wing of her Army trainer at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas, July In September, Slade graduated as part of the Women Airforce Service Pilots Class

The Originals - British Special Air Service (SAS) in North Africa during the Second World War: A close-up of a heavily armed patrol of 'L' Detachment SAS in their Jeeps, just back from a three month patrol.

Mohawks as worn by WWII US Paratroopers; photo taken in France, March 23, 1945.

and my mother in law said only scum of the earth have mohawks!-Mohawks as worn by WWII US Paratroopers; photo taken in France, March

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Great WWII photo of Harry Hudec Parachute Infantry Regiment Airborne Division paratrooper who was a Regimental Boxing Champion during Harold Hudec, HQ / Harry was born in Cleveland

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retrouvaille d'un couple après la guerre

Les 20 photographies américaines qui célèbrent l'amour malgré la guerre

lylaandblu: “ Unknown Photographer, Soldier returns home I always want to hug Blu like this. I have done well thus far, I believe.

Soviet soldiers resting on the steps of the Reich Chancellery looking at German medals that have not yet been awarded, Berlin, by Evgeniy Khaldei, May 1945 [1963 × 3000]

Soviet soldiers resting on the steps of the Reich Chancellery looking at German medals that have not yet been awarded, Berlin, by Evgeniy Khaldei, May 1945 [1963 × 3000]

American soldier sharing his christmas package with children in Italy

My dad saved his chocolate bars for the Italian children while he was there in WWII. An American soldier sharing his Christmas package with children somewhere in Italy

U.S. Army soldiers talking to the only French girl left in Cerisy-la-salle, France after the Allied invasion of Normandy. July 25, 1944

Army soldiers talking to the only French girl left in Cerisy-la-salle, France after the Allied invasion of Normandy.

Natalya Fyodorovna Meklin née Kravtsova (1922-2005), a much decorated WWII combat pilot in one of the 3 women-only Soviet air regiments. She flew 980 night missions by the end of the war. After she graduated from the Military Institute of Foreign Languages  as a translator until retiring. Among her many awards was the title Hero of the Soviet Union, the highest distinction in the Soviet Union, awarded personally or collectively for heroic feats in service to the Soviet state and society.

"Katya Budanova (Катя Буданова), was a fighter pilot in the Soviet Air Force during World War II. With 11 air victories, she was one of the world's two female fighter aces along with Lydia Litvyak." She chose fighter ace over fashion model, apparently.

http:/russia.mycityportal.net - Russia. 1941

German machine gun crew firing with MG 34 during Operation Barbarossa Part of Army Group North

Quiet before the Storm

Paratroopers of the Battalion, Parachute Infantry Regiment of the Airborne Division, enroute to Sicily on July In "On Distant Shores" flight nurse Lt. Georgie Taylor cares for members of the Airborne in Sicily.

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