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Camp Commandant Amon Goeth, infamous from the movie “Schindler’s List“, on the balcony of his house overlooking Plaszow labor camp, Poland. 1943-44.

7nKI0x6The mug shot of Tokyo Rose, 1946.

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The RMS Olympic, the Titanic’s sister ship, in wartime camouflage in 1915.

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1945 – German POWs weep and sit in disgust as they watch footage shot at a German concentration camp.

 

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The rather luxurious seating area of the submarine, The Protector, in 1902.

 

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What is thought to be the oldest known war photograph: New Hampshire volunteers depart for the Mexican War in 1846.

 

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The Japanese “War Tuba” used to locate enemy aircraft before the invention of radar.  Circa 1930.

 

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The fuel tanks of the B-24H Liberator “Little Warrior” explode over Germany after being hit by anti-aircraft guns in 1944.

 

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A rescue boat comes alongside the crippled USS West Virginia shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941.

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Soviet soldiers stand dumfounded at a large pile of human ashes found at the Majdanek concentration camp in 1944.

 

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A burial at sea on board the USS Lexington in 1944.

 

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The RMS Olympic, the Titanic’s sister ship, in wartime camouflage in 1915.

 

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Soldiers comfort each other during the Korean war in the early 1950’s.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2 comments on “War History Photos

  1. Waldo "Wally" Tomosky
    October 7, 2013

    Great history lesson Judy. I had never seen a single one of these. Thank you for sharing.

  2. ritaroberts
    October 8, 2013

    I remember hearing Tokyo Rose when I as a child but this is the first photo I have seen of her. Thanks for sharing.

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