Marine approaches a Japanese soldier on Iwo Jima, Japan during World War II. The Japanese soldier was buried for 1 ½ days in this shell hole playing dead and ready with a live grenade inches away from his hand. The Marines feared he might be.
The original Iwo Jima flag that flew atop Mt. It was raised February 1945 by the United States Marines. It is now at the United States Marine Corps Museum in Quantico, Virginia Taken by Melinda Hall 2012
Charred corpses lie along the electrified fence at Erla Camp No. a subcamp of Buchenwald. These corpses are probably those of would-be escapees, though the lethal charge in the fence was an easy and relatively painless option for suicide.
June Marine First Lieutenant Hart H. Spiegal of Topeka, Kansas, makes with the sign language as he tries to strike up a conversation with two tiny Japanese soldiers captured on Okinawa. The boy on the left is 18 while his companion boasts 20 years.
One of 150 prisoners savagely burned to death by Nazi SS troops as Allied troops closed in on the camp still rests in the position in which he died, attempting to rise and escape his horrible death, Gardelegen, 16 Apr 1945 - Sgt. Allen SO SAD
Henry VIII & his wives ~ finally and exhaustively! All we have to add is that these three Queens were relatives ( Boleyn, Howard, Parr), all these three could be beheaded (Parr was very close to execution and murder)
Okinawa, May Mortar element crew of the Marine Division catches some sleep during a lull in the fighting for the town of Naha. Okinawa was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War. The battle lasted from early April until mid-June
February The booted feet of a dead Japanese soldier, foreground, protrude from beneath a mound of earth on Iwo Jima during the American invasion of the Japanese Volcano Island stronghold in World War II. Marines can be seen nearby in foxholes