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Audie Murphy

Audie Leon Murphy was one of the most decorated American combat soldiers of World War II, receiving every military combat award for valor available from the U. Army, as well as French and Belgian awards for heroism.

Prisoners. ... WW2.A Russian soldier surrenders to a German army unit in August 1941.

In the face of defeat: A Russian soldier surrenders to a German army unit in…

Title / Titre :  Armed Canadian soldier escorting a German prisoner who was captured during the raid on Dieppe, England, August 19, 1942 /   Soldat canadien armé escortant un prisonnier allemand capturé pendant le raid sur Dieppe, Angleterre, 19 août 1942  Creator(s) / Créateur(s) : Unknown / Inconnu   Date(s) :  August 19, 1942 / 19 août 1942   Reference No. / Numéro de référence : MIKAN 3592340     collectionscanada.gc.ca/ourl/res.php?url_ver=Z39.88-2004…

An unidentified Canadian soldier armed with an Thompson machine gun is shown escorting a German prisoner captured during Operation Jubilee, the Dieppe raid.

Unperturbed German POW...France 1945. Very happy, I suppose, not to have been captured further east...

Unperturbed German POW...France 1945. Very happy, I suppose, not to have been captured further east...

France Very happy, I suppose, not to have been captured further east.

A US Coast Guard boat pulls a survivor from the waters off Normandy

A survivor is pulled aboard a U. Coast Guard boat after his ship was hit during the Normandy landings, circa 6 June

Schlieben, Karl Wilhelm von - WW2 Gravestone

D-Day: The Germans Story. General Major Robert Sattler, Deputy German Commander of the Fort Du Roule, at Cherbourg, France on June after his capture.

Waffen SS during the fighting in France, summer 1940. Platoon leader gives instructions. Note the young rifleman standing at attention while listening -- typical reaction inculcated into every Waffen SS man by fierce training. The platoon leader is armed with an MP40 SMG.

Waffen SS during the fighting in France, summer Platoon leader gives…

Battle of the Bulge medic Don Rinella  ~  The Battle of the Bulge, fought over the winter months of 1944 – 1945,

Battle of the Bulge medic Don Rinella ~ The Battle of the Bulge, fought over the winter months of 1944 – battered bastards of Bastogne!

Members of the French Resistance stand armed behind a barricade during the Liberation of Paris from German forces. It is estimated that between 800 and 1,000 resistance fighters were killed during the battle, and another 1,500 were wounded before the Germans surrendered the city. Paris, Île-de-France, France. August 1944. Image taken by Robert Doisneau.

bag-of-dirt: “Members of the French Resistance stand armed behind a barricade during the Liberation of Paris from German forces. It is estimated that between 800 and resistance fighters were killed during the battle, and another were.

London during the Blitz | Old Pics Archive | Page 12

London after WWII - I worked for Balfoyr Beatty in Quen Street in 1947 and remember London like this.

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In 1941 and 42 German troops had to beg, borrow and steal civilian coats as they were not equipped for winter warfare.

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