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Battle Of The Bulge Bastogne, Belgium Ardennes Landscapes

Battle Of The Bulge Bastogne, Belgium Ardennes Landscapes

The Battle for Okinawa. Invaded 1st. of April 1945       Introduction.  Okinawa is the most important island in the Ryukyu Group, only 360 miles from Kyushu. If Iwo Jima may have seemed tough for the US Navy, when compared to the invasion of Okinawa it was a Sunday School picnic. Here, Japanese Kamikaze Aircraft held command, they killed almost 5,000 Navy personnel, the greatest number to die in a single Pacific Battle. 34 Allied ships sunk, another 368 damaged, in the main, at the hands of…

The Battle for Okinawa. Invaded 1st. of April 1945 Introduction. Okinawa is the most important island in the Ryukyu Group, only 360 miles from Kyushu. If Iwo Jima may have seemed tough for the US Navy, when compared to the invasion of Okinawa it was a Sunday School picnic. Here, Japanese Kamikaze Aircraft held command, they killed almost 5,000 Navy personnel, the greatest number to die in a single Pacific Battle. 34 Allied ships sunk, another 368 damaged, in the main, at the hands of…

D-Day 70 – Pt.24 – Operation OVERLORD: Advanced Landing Grounds | GAR

D-Day 70 – Pt.24 – Operation OVERLORD: Advanced Landing Grounds | GAR

Long range aircraft at Hawkins Field on Betio (Tarawa Atoll) March 1944

Long range aircraft at Hawkins Field on Betio (Tarawa Atoll) March 1944

Pacific Air War Archive | Aerial View of Cape Gloucester, New Britain. Aerial photo of Cape Gloucester, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea used for intelligence purposes.

Pacific Air War Archive | Aerial View of Cape Gloucester, New Britain. Aerial photo of Cape Gloucester, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea used for intelligence purposes.

Panorama of the landing of U.S. Marines on Iwo Jima island

Panorama of the landing of U.S. Marines on Iwo Jima island

The first wave of landing craft at Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945

The first wave of landing craft at Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945

70 jaar na D-Day: de wereld herdenkt in Normandië - In beeld

70 jaar na D-Day: de wereld herdenkt in Normandië - In beeld

The Kwajalein Atoll (of the Marshall Islands) following the US Marine invasion, 1944

The Kwajalein Atoll (of the Marshall Islands) following the US Marine invasion, 1944

Battle-scarred main road from Anzio to Rome littered with wrecked Allied armor, including an M10 tank destroyer (left) and Sherman M4 tanks -- a result of battle between German and Allied forces fighting for control of the Anzio beachhead area, 1944.

Battle-scarred main road from Anzio to Rome littered with wrecked Allied armor, including an M10 tank destroyer (left) and Sherman M4 tanks -- a result of battle between German and Allied forces fighting for control of the Anzio beachhead area, 1944.

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