A US Sherman tank pauses during the Battle for Iwo Jima, March Note the multiple hits the tank has suffered. Japanese anti-tank weapons on the island were inadequate; the only effective response to American armor was light artillery ~
GO ou SW-B - World War II history gallery British troops land on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day, the beginning of the Allied invasion of France to establish a second front against German forces in Europe.
The Russian military has held its first training exercise using reindeer and dog sleds to carry out patrols in the harsh conditions of the Arctic. A special program is already in place to prepare huskies for service with the armed forces.
The first Polish POW's - Panzer-Regiment 11 - Sep 1 1939
Jack, the ships dog we have featured before on board HMS Barham after he was wounded in the Battle of Jutland. This photograph comes from a postcard album that belonged to a member of the crew at the time.