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Two unidentified snipers in "ghillie" suits of the Canadian Parachute Battalion during an inspection by King George VI Queen Elizabeth and Princess Elizabeth Salisbury Plain England 17 May Photo: MIKAN

American paratrooper, 1945 by Robert Capa.

Robert Capa March 1945 France Arras An American Parachutist preparing to board the plane for the jump accross the Rhine River

June 7 1944 Canadian troops inland in Normandy

1 -Soldiers taking cover in Normandy a lot of Canadians died it opened up an understanding of how to attack germany

Military kit through the ages: from the Battle of Hastings to Helmand. 1709 was a fabulous year, but the rest was pretty cool.

Military kit through the ages: from the Battle of Hastings to Helmand

Sgt Jake McNiece, Ponca City, Oklahoma, of the 101st Airborne Division, getting ready to drop into Normandy, June 1944. Jake was a member of the Choctaw nation, hence the “Mohawk” style haircut.   Jake was a member of "The Filthy Thirteen" which was the name given to the 1st Demolition Section of the Regimental Headquarters Company of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, of the United States Army, which fought in the European campaign in World War II.

James "Jake"McNiece (May 1919 – January was a US Army paratrooper in World War II. He was the leader of the Filthy Thirteen, an elite demolition unit whose exploits inspired the novel and movie The Dirty Dozen.

D-Day.  Today, June 6th, 2015, marks the 71st anniversary of an event synonymous with courage, determination, perseverance, and gallantry.

The Normandy Invasion General Dwight D Eisenhower gives the order of the Day. "Full victory - nothing else" to paratroopers in England, just before they board their airplanes to participate in the first assault in the invasion of the continent of Europe.

Mohawk Indians Applying War Paint in Preparation for D-Day. June 1944    Their names were Pvt. Clarence C. Ware (left) and Pvt. Charles R. Plaudo of the 101st Airborne Division  ”

Chuck Plauda and Clarence Ware of the "Filthy paint their faces before the parachute drop into Normandy. The "Filthy were members of the section, demolitions platoon, Parachute Infantry Regiment. A unit of the Airborne Division

Female Pilot of the US Women's Air Force Service, 1943. The women who served as Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) flew military aircraft during non-combat missions throughout the United States' involvement in World War II.

“A pilot of the U. Women’s Air Force Service at Avenger Field, Texas, in by Peter Stackpole (via LIFE) Happy Women's History Month!

Soviet sniper Lyudmila Pavlichenko, 1942. Regarded as the most successful female sniper in history, Pavlichenko racked up 309 kills during WWII, including 38 snipers.

Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Soviet sniper during WWII. A student at the time, Pavlichenko was among the first to volunteer for the armed forced when the Soviet Union was invaded and declined the opportunity to serve as a nurse instead of a soldier.

https://flic.kr/p/dcHUwP | Soviet snipers - Leningrad front WW2 | colorized using photoshop

World War II, in Russia – the Great Patriotic War June 1941 – 9 May Russian snipers.

A very young soldier of the 12th SS Division ‘Hitler Jungend’  poses for a photo. ca.1944 . This division, made up of very young German boys and men, suffered a 43% casualty rate as they battled the Allied armies throughout France following the Normandy landings. via reddit

A young German soldier. Most likely a member of the SS Panzer Division "Hitlerjugend" which sustained casualties during the Normandy ~ the sweet lads of the Hitlerjugend division also executed around 156 Canadian soldiers after capturing them.

Croatian soldier fighting with the Germans under the banner of the Croatian Division. He carries a M-36 machine gun and plenty of spare ammunition. Note the "potato masher" grenade stuck under his belt.

Croatian soldier fighting with the Germans under the banner of the Croatian Division. He carries a machine gun and plenty of spare ammunition. Note the "potato masher" grenade stuck under his belt.

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Awesome World War ll Pics

Awesome World War ll Pic But: This is actor Rick Warden as Harry Welsh, Band of Brothers

red army sniper ww2 - Google Search

Russian sniper - Leningrad Front - World War II Fancy being sniped by her?

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Erwin Rommel, The Desert Fox, Field Marshall of the Afrika Korp. He was forced to commit suicide because of his complicity in the plot to kill Hitler.(the best general of and my heroe and one of the best genaral in history)