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At the beginning of the war European armies had supplied a few types of hand grenades, and several types of bombs dropped from rifles. During the war many types of hand grenades were developed, and...

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"In 1939, right after the Germans invaded, Warsaw began to see trainloads of blonde, blue-eyed children being taken to "Germanization" camps in Germany.  Everyone in Warsaw knew about a certain group of women...when the trains pulled in, they tried to convince the German guards to accept bribes in exchange for some of the children."  Irena Sendler was one of these women.  Later she did everything she could to save Jewish children, including the ones in this photo. (1944)

Mary Skinner's Special Film 'Irena Sendler–In The Name Of Their Mothers'

By Pamela Burke UPDATE 3/20/13: For more current information about the Irena Sendler film, visit this facebook page. UPDATE 2/26/12: This documentary just won the 2012 Gracie Award for Outstanding Documentary in Public TV Mary Skinner is a former marketing executive turned documentarian. She's recently released the remarkable film: Irena Sendler, In the Name of their Mothers, the story of a group of young Polish women who outwitted the Nazis to save thousands of Jewish children from certain…

WW1 automatic weapons by AndreaSilva60 on DeviantArt

WW1 automatic weapons by AndreaSilva60 on DeviantArt

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world war 2 This shows the craziness in life and death that people faced. How Radom life or death could be

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Black soldiers fighting a war in Vietnam for others to obtain freedom. Ironic because it was concurrent with the Civil Rights movement in which others fighting to obtain basic human and civil rights for African Americans in the U.S. "Land o f the Free" www.artistdds.com

The Vietnam War Era

practicallyspeaking-vocalo: “Ray has been an activist since the 60s. He organized lunch counter sit-ins and participated in the March on Washington. When he was drafted to fight in Vietnam, he took...

A close up of General MacArthur allowing a better view of his specially designed and heavily decorated military cap.The Hero of the Philippines.

Top 10 Famous Generals Of World War 2

During the historical timeline of World War 2, we have witnessed Generals either leading their boys to a top-notch position or sending them to a straightforward downfall. TopYaps lists ten famous G…

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The Good War, For Design

World War II may have been necessary, but, like all wars, the horrors outweighed the fruits of victory. There was, however, what might be called an unintended consequence, as there are in most wars. World War II gave rise to new technologies, for instance. It also brought forth the talents of many designers. Charles an

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This WWII poster for the Recruiting Publicity Bureau of the United States Army was illustrated by artist Bradshaw Crandell, c. 1943. "Are you a girl with star-spangled heart? Join the WAC now! Thousands of Army jobs need filling! Women's Army Corp. United States Army."

Join the WAC now!

This WWII poster for the Recruiting Publicity Bureau of the United States Army was illustrated by artist Bradshaw Crandell, c. 1943. 'Are you a girl with star-spangled heart? Join the WAC now! Thousands of Army jobs need filling! Women's Army Corp. United States Army.'

World War II - A Croatian soldier fighting with the Germans under the banner of the Croatian Division.

Un soldat croate armé d'une MG-34 de la 369. (Kroatische) Infanterie-Division

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15 badass women of World War II, Violette Szabo, Allied Spy wreaked havoc against Nazis in France until she was caught and died in Ravensbruck

15 badass women of World War II you didn't learn about in history class.

The women of World War II were stone-cold warriors. Much like their male counterparts, women in the Allied countries were clamoring to get in the game from the moment war broke out. For the most part, the men in charge were like, "We're, uh, not exactly sure what to do with you." And the women were...

Mildred Harnack was a Milwaukee-born German-American who moved to Germany with her husband and became part of the nazi resistance. She was beheaded on 16 February 1943. Her last words were purported to have been: "Ich habe Deutschland auch so geliebt" ("I loved Germany so much"). She was the only American woman executed on the orders of Adolf Hitler.

Mildred Harnack

Mildred Harnack was a Milwaukee-born German-American who moved to Germany with her husband and became part of the nazi resistance. She was beheaded on 16 February 1943. Her last words were purported to have been: "Ich habe Deutschland auch so geliebt" ("I loved Germany so much"). She was the only American woman executed on the orders of Adolf Hitler.

A "baby" Waffen SS trooper, most likely of the "Hitlerjugend" SS-Panzer Division that was decimated during fighting in Normandy, June-July 1944. SS recruiters for the division accepted boys as young as 14 into the ranks. By the time of its surrender to the Allies on May 8, 1945, the division stood at 10,000 down from 20,540 at the time of its first deployment.

A "baby" Waffen SS trooper, most likely of the "Hitlerjugend" SS-Panzer Division that was decimated during fighting in Normandy, June-July 1944. SS recruiters for the division accepted boys as young as 14 into the ranks. By the time of its surrender to the Allies on May 8, 1945, the division stood at 10,000 down from 20,540 at the time of its first deployment.

Dutch recruiting poster for the Waffen SS. "The Waffen SS calls you. It also protects your homeland."

Dutch recruiting poster for the Waffen SS. "The Waffen SS calls you. It also protects your homeland."