indypendenthistory: US Army nurses boarding cargo plane for transport after they were liberated from Japanese internment camps during WWII. Location: Manila, Luzon, Philippine Islands Date taken: February 1945 Photographer: Carl Mydans
Photo Normandy Invasion, June 1944 U. Army Rangers show off the ladders they used to storm the cliffs at Pointe du Hoc, which they assaulted in support of "Omaha" Beach landings on "D-Day", 6 June Photograph was released for publication on 12 June
Medics tend to the wounded in the Ardennes, at the Battle of the Bulge: Jan. Victory for the allied forces came at a heavy price: Nearly Americans were killed and tens of thousands more were wounded, missing, or captured.
Japanese atrocities from WW II - I'm not trying to be vindictive here; I'm not that kind of person and I have NOTHING against Japan or Japanese people today. But history is what it is - and history hurts. Click the pin to read the rest.