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USAAF B-25 sinks Japanese destroyer Amatsukaze off the coast of Xiamen, China, 6 April 1945 [1203×1404]

B-25 Mitchell skip-bombs a Japanese Kaibokan escort ship, 6 April 1945

Photo Credit: United States Air Force

Luftwaffe in Africa. North Africa. Early 1940’s

A member of the Luftwaffe exchanges gifts with a native in North Africa, 1941.

American tank crews listen as Bernard Herzog (US citizen) who was liberated from the camp of Santo Tomas, Manila tells of his experiences, Manila, Philippines, 1945

American tank crews listen as Bernard Herzog (US citizen) who was liberated from the camp of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines

German troops raising the swastika over the Acropolis, 1941

Nazi German flag being raised over Acropolis, 1941.

Photo Credit: Bundesarchiv

Maori Battalion haka in Egypt, 1941 (2)

Various actions are employed in the course of a performance, including facial contortions.

Maori Battalion haka in Egypt, 1941 (3)

Haka is a traditional ancestral war cry, dance or challenge from the Māori people of New Zealand.

Maori Battalion haka in Egypt, 1941 (1)

Members of the Maori Battalion who had fought in Greece perform a Haka for the King of Greece at Helwan, Egypt in June 1941.

Erwin Rommel and his staff 1942

Erwin Rommel and his staff, Western Desert, 1942.

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German Panzer III in the Western desert, 1942.

German soldier giving bread to an orphaned Russian boy. Volkhov area, 1942

German soldier giving bread to an orphaned Russian boy. Volkhov area, 1942