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GERMANY. 1945. Near Wesel. German farmers fleeing their burning houses. By Robert Capa.

from BBC News

Ypres: World War One weapon explodes, killing two

Two men searching for war material and other valuables after a battle near Ypres on 19 April 1918

Violette Szabo – “The Bravest of Us All”

BDM League German Maidens

from Cultura Colectiva

Fotografías de la Segunda Guerra Mundial (Parte 1

En diciembre de 1941, la temperatura bajó a -30 grados Fahrenheit (-35 C), una temperatura muy baja incluso para Rusia. El ejército alemán no estaba preparado, y 130 mil soldados murieron congelados. -

Stalin heavy tanks in Berlin, 1945. This heavy tank was designed with thick armour to counter the German 88 mm guns, and carried a main gun that was capable of defeating the German Tiger and Panther tanks. It was mainly a breakthrough tank, firing a heavy high-explosive shell that was useful against entrenchments and bunkers. The IS-2 was put into service in April 1944, and was used as a spearhead in the Battle of Berlin by the Red Army in the final stage of the Battle of Berlin.