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War History Photos


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.


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


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


GhwjSwT           Union prisoners receive rations at Fort Sumter in 1864.



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



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



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




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



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


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



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



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



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


























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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