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  • wwii-in-photographs:

Paratrooper of US 101st Airborne Division tumbling after his landing, the Netherlands, Sep 1944. Operation Market Garden. From Twitter: @ChadHaase

    wwii-in-photographs:

    Paratrooper of US 101st Airborne Division tumbling after his landing, the Netherlands, Sep 1944. Operation Market Garden. From Twitter: @ChadHaase

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  • humanoidhistory:

December 26, 1944: The Battle of Garfagnana begins. — Also known as the Christmas Offensive and Operation Winter Storm, the engagement raged for two days in the Italian region of Tuscany. African-American “Buffalo Soldiers” of the 92nd Infantry Division faced a withering attack from Axis forces. Pictured, a mortar crew in action near the town of Massa.
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    humanoidhistory:

    December 26, 1944: The Battle of Garfagnana begins. — Also known as the Christmas Offensive and Operation Winter Storm, the engagement raged for two days in the Italian region of Tuscany. African-American “Buffalo Soldiers” of the 92nd Infantry Division faced a withering attack from Axis forces. Pictured, a mortar crew in action near the town of Massa.

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  • historywars:

2nd Rangers somewhere in Normandy i believe…maybe Pointe Du Hoc?

    historywars:

    2nd Rangers somewhere in Normandy i believe…maybe Pointe Du Hoc?

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  • dustyanswer:

    25 favourite characters ever - 5/25

    Eugene Roe (Band of Brothers)

    1 week ago   •   257 notes   •   VIA: gingerwerk   •   SOURCE: scissoroe
  • scissoroe:

    i would like to thank peter o’meara for tweeting these

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  • You’re okay. You’ll be okay.

    1 week ago   •   141 notes   •   VIA: trojanwars   •   SOURCE: direwolff
  • direwolff:

    favourite band of brothers characters

    What’s the matter, Webster? Nervous in the service?
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  • Band of Brothers cinematography ↠ The Last Patrol
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  • baberoe:

    and all my bones began to shake and my eyes flew open.

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  • direwolff:

    favourite band of brothers characters

    "[Renee] cheerfully accepted the Herculean task and worked without adequate rest or food […] changed dressings, fed patients unable to feed themselves, gave out medications, bathed and made the patients more comfortable […] her very presence among those wounded men seem to be an inspiration to those whose morale had declined from prolonged suffering.”

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  • get to know me thing:
    ∟ 5 shows: The Pacific [3/5]

    History is full of wars that were fought for a hundred different reasons. But this war. Our war. I have to believe that it’s all worthwhile, because our cause is just.

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  • historicaltimes:

A soldier of the U.S. Seventh Marines carries a puppy in his pocket after rescuing it during an operation southwest of Da Nang in Vietnam on Jan. 22, 1968. Photo and description courtesy of NBC News, The Vietnam War in Pictures.

    historicaltimes:

    A soldier of the U.S. Seventh Marines carries a puppy in his pocket after rescuing it during an operation southwest of Da Nang in Vietnam on Jan. 22, 1968. Photo and description courtesy of NBC News, The Vietnam War in Pictures.

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