Haze was convinced he would only go off to World War II for around 4 months, but ended up fighting for 4 years. This hardened him inside. He went into the war intending to go back and be a preacher like his grandfather, but came out an atheist.
In July 1946, J. Loy Harrison employed two young African-American couples as sharecroppers on his farm in Walton County, Georgia. They were George W. Dorsey (born November 1917), a veteran of World War II whoIn July 1946, J. Loy Harrison employed two young African-American couples as sharecroppers on his farm in Walton County, Georgia. They were George W. Dorsey (born November 1917), a veteran of World War II who had been back in the United States less than nine months after having served…
Ernest Borgnine (né Ermes Effron Borgnino) Gunner’s Mate Class US Navy WW II. Born in he served one term in the Navy after high school, then reenlisted after Pearl Harbor. During the war he served aboard the USS Lamberton in the Pacific Theater.
Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima is a historic photograph taken on February by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five United States Marines and a United States Navy corpsman raising an American flag atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.
‘We beat em before. We'll beat em again." France surrendered to the Nazis in June and this UK poster was possibly produced in response, encouraging the population to fight, rather than cave in. Artist and date unknown.
War of the Pacific - South America Bolivia, Chile, and Peru held territorial disputes with their neighbors, except among each other. Bolivia and Chile resolved their territorial disputes in Peru and Chile did not hold a border.
This image shows an American soldier risking his life to save two Vietnamese children during a fight. This is bravery. A man risking his life to save the enemy's children Only The American Soldier Would Do This !
Senator Tammy Duckworth said Americans simply are not in touch with just how close we are to war on the Korean peninsula. Duckworth said Kim Jong-un poses a serious and deadly threat to millions of people on the Korean peninsula, the Pacific theater and in the United States, and the prospect of war is far more dangerous—and far more likely—than many Americans realize. The Senator said U.S. military seems to be operating with the attitude that a conflict “‘will probably happen, and we better…
Killed in Action, Awarded the Medal of Honor, Submariner, Captain Albert Harold Rooks (USNA 1914). He was Commanding Officer of the heavy cruiser USS Houston (CA-30) during the first three months of the Pacific War. He fought his ship hard until they were the last ship standing. On March 1, 1942 in the Naval Battle of the Java Sea, She was sunk in surface action. Of the original crew of 1,061, only 368 survived-including 24 of the 74 USMC detachments only to become prisoners of war.