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World War II Photographs

We've come to the end of the photos that can be identified as belonging to our unknown Soldier Photographer. I hope you've enjoyed this series of photos, and enjoy these last few images as well! "This is the Post Theatre."This... Continue Reading →

These photos were taken on Oahu & Kauai islands of Hawaii circa December 1945.

WWII Photos: A Soldier’s Perspective (Part 4)

Our photographer didn't caption these photos, so we can only assume it's because it was a day he would never forget - the war's end, or Victory Day!

We were fortunate to come across this large lot of photos documenting the life of one soldier and his buddies in the United States Army in and after World War II.

We were fortunate to come across this large lot of photos documenting the life of one soldier and his buddies in the United States Army in and after World War II.

There's no information available beyond the clues that we see in these photos. I've read that Navy Seamen were the only Naval branch to wear their badges and insignia on the right sleeve so that the eagle faced forward, but we'll need... Continue Reading →

The 74th Anniversary of D-Day

It was on this day, June 6, 1944, that approximately 156,000 Allied American, British, and Canadian forces stormed five heavily fortified beaches¬†of Normandy, France by air and by sea for Operation Overlord, one of the largest amphibious (sea/land) military operations... Continue Reading →

The best part of these photos is looking at each of their expressions¬†- it looks like they had a good time out in the snow that day! These photos are unmarked, but uniforms and insignias indicate United States Army, enlisted.... Continue Reading →

Remembering the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

Today we remember the 75th Anniversary of the date which will live in infamy,¬†December 7, 1941. This date marks the anniversary of the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor, which brought the United States into the horrors of the second World... Continue Reading →

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