Thordur Agustsson

Thordur Agustsson

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osnian Muslim soldiers of the 13th mountain division SS Handschar (1st Croatian) reading a brochure authored by Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin al-Husseini titled “Islam and Judaism”, summer 1943. Strength of this division was 21 065 men, of which 90% were Bosnian Muslims and 10% were Croatian Catholics. With this number of men it was the largest division of the Waffen SS. The officers were mainly Germans.

osnian Muslim soldiers of the 13th mountain division SS Handschar (1st Croatian) reading a brochure authored by Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin al-Husseini titled “Islam and Judaism”, summer 1943. Strength of this division was 21 065 men, of which 90% were Bosnian Muslims and 10% were Croatian Catholics. With this number of men it was the largest division of the Waffen SS. The officers were mainly Germans.

Philippines & Burma, 1944-45 • Sergeant, tank crewman, 2nd Armd Div; Luzon, Philippines, January 1945  • 2nd Lieutenant, 54th Inf Div; Sittang River, Burma, July 1945  • Private 1st Class, 10th Inf Div; Luzon, January 1945

Philippines & Burma, 1944-45 • Sergeant, tank crewman, 2nd Armd Div; Luzon, Philippines, January 1945 • 2nd Lieutenant, 54th Inf Div; Sittang River, Burma, July 1945 • Private 1st Class, 10th Inf Div; Luzon, January 1945

Uniformes Japones WW 2 del Ejército

The "Opposition" . As the War progressed, not nearly as well supplied or technically advanced as their American counterparts, but a ruthless, highly motivated and capable force to be reckoned with.

Esercito Imperiale Nipponico - 1 Soldato di 2a classe, Fanteria, Pechino ,1937 - 2 Ufficile Alfiere Portabandiera, Fanteria,Shangai, 1937 - 3 Fante di Marina di !a Classe, Divisione da sbarco, Shangai, 1937

Esercito Imperiale Nipponico - 1 Soldato di 2a classe, Fanteria, Pechino ,1937 - 2 Ufficile Alfiere Portabandiera, Fanteria,Shangai, 1937 - 3 Fante di Marina di !a Classe, Divisione da sbarco, Shangai, 1937

Defensa del Pacifico, 1944-45 1: Soldado de 2da clase, 109° Division de Infanteria; Iwo jima, febrero de 1945 2: Cabo, Unidad Giretsu; Okinawa, mayo de 1945 3: Soldado de 1ra clase, 1ra Compañia de Asalto Takasago; Leyte, Filipinas, noviembre de 1944

Defensa del Pacifico, 1944-45 1: Soldado de 2da clase, 109° Division de Infanteria; Iwo jima, febrero de 1945 2: Cabo, Unidad Giretsu; Okinawa, mayo de 1945 3: Soldado de 1ra clase, 1ra Compañia de Asalto Takasago; Leyte, Filipinas, noviembre de 1944