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What One Photographer Saw at the Battle of Saipan

<b>Caption from LIFE.</b> "Marines follow tanks against last Jap defenders as machine gunners keep Japs down. Three men alongside photographer were hit just before he took picture."

James Stewart serving as an officer and pilot, assigned to a bomber unit stationed in Germany during WWII.

Battle of Kursk one of the largest battles in the history of man

wacs world war 2 | the women s army corps wac was the women s branch of the u s army ..

Battle of Bulge: supplies moving through Bastogne.


Before and After D-Day: Color Photos From England and France

A French couple shares cognac with an American tank crew, northern France, summer 1944.

Three 82nd Airborne Combat Medics in a posed picture taken somewhere in Italy, 1943. by iva

He Documented Atrocities (1943) Sgt. William A Scott, III - was a military photographer with the 183rd Engineer Combat Battalion *** African Americans were among the liberators of the Buchenwald Concentration Camp His photographs recorded African-American soldiers at the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp. Scott's pictures are now part of a video record of the liberation of Buchenwald on display at the U.S. Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C.


The Best of LIFE: 37 Years in Pictures

Wounded Marine Gunnery Sgt. Jeremiah Purdie (center) moves to try and comfort a stricken comrade after a fierce firefight during the Vietnam War. Photographed for an essay that ran in the October 28, 1966, issue of LIFE, this Larry Burrows picture — now regarded as one of the handful of utterly indispensable images from the war — did not appear in the magazine until February 1971.


Scenes of 'Fury': The Brutal Reality of Tank Warfare in World War II

Column of American M4 Sherman tanks bogged down in the mud near Minturno during the campaign to drive German forces from Italy, 1944.