Steve Guilbeault

31 followers
·
3 following
Steve Guilbeault
More ideas from Steve
Kharkov, 1943...the city, the most populous of those taken by Germany in the SU, saw three major battles with each exchanging occupation by the Reds or Germans

Kharkov, city, the most populous of those taken by Germany in the SU, saw three major battles with each exchanging occupation by the Reds or Germans

Soldiers of 2nd Regiment (HQ Group) First Special Service Force run past a burning Tiger tank. Taken near outskirts of Rome, June 4, 1944

Soldiers of Regiment (HQ Group) First Special Service Force run past a burning Tiger tank. Taken near outskirts of Rome, June 1944

Wrecked German half-tracks and 105mm field guns litter a field in the Falaise Pocket. Allied fighter bombers took a heavy toll of German tanks, vehicles and horse-drawn transport during the retreat of the Seventh and Fifth Panzer Armies from Normandy. PL 34609.

Wrecked German half-tracks and field guns litter a field in the Falaise Pocket. Allied fighter bombers took a heavy toll of German tanks, vehicles and horse-drawn transport during the retreat of the Seventh and Fifth Panzer Armies from Normandy.

6 June 1944: Troops of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division land at Juno Beach on the outskirts of Bernières-sur-Mer on D-day. 5 May 2014: A view of the seafront and beach in Normandy today. 340 Canadian soldiers lost their lives in the battle for the beachhead. Photographs by Galerie Bilderwelt/Getty and Peter Macdiarmid/Getty

Troops of the Canadian Infantry Division land at Juno Beach on the outskirts of Bernieres-sur-Mer on D-Day. 340 Canadian soldiers lost their lives in the battle for the beachhead.

1- June 1944: Boats full of US troops wait to leave Weymouth to take part in Operation Overlord. 5 April 2014: A view of the harbour of the English town today. This location was used as a launching place for Allied troops participating in the invasion of Nazi-occupied France on D-day. Photographs by Galerie Bilderwelt/Getty and Peter Macdiarmid/Getty

June Boats full of US troops wait to leave Weymouth to take part in Operation Overlord. This location was used as a launching place for Allied troops participating in the invasion of Nazi-occupied France on D-day.

6 June 1944: Royal Marine Commandos of Headquarters, 4th Special Service Brigade, make their way from LCI(S) (Landing Craft Infantry Small) onto 'Nan Red' Beach at Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer. 6 May 2014: A view of the sea in the Juno beach area today. Photographs by Lt Handford/IWM/Getty and Peter Macdiarmid/Gett

The British Army: Royal Marine Commandos of Headquarters, Special Service Brigade, making their way from LCI(S)s (Landing Craft Infantry Small) onto ‘Nan Red’ Beach, JUNO Area, at St Aubin-sur-Mer at about on 6 June 1944

A German MG 34 machine gun team in action. The MG 34 and the later MG 42 were the best light machine guns of the war. Their fast rate of fire - up to 1,500 rounds per minute for the MG 42 - had a devastating effect on advancing Allied infantry. MH 12789.

A German MG 34 machine gun team in action. The MG 34 and the later MG 42 were the best light machine guns of the war. Their fast rate of fire - up to rounds per minute for the MG 42 - had a devastating effect on advancing Allied infantry.

A captured SS NCO being searched by a US soldier during Operation ‘Cobra’. Waffen-SS formations were regarded as the best German forces in Normandy. Most were deployed in the British sector, but the Americans faced 2nd SS Panzer Division and 17th SS Panzergrenadiers. OWIL 52255.

A captured Panzergrenadier of SS-Panzer-Division Das Reich being searched by a US soldier during the German counter offensive near Mortain (Operation Lüttich), Normandy on August Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Swiss anti-aircraft gun

A short video I made showing Switzerland during World War Two. We have been highly undercredited for our roles in world growth, and we should rightfully be k.

Men of the 2nd York and Lancaster Regiment searching the ruins of a railway station for Japanese snipers, during the advance of 14th Army to Rangoon along the railway corridor, 13 April 1945.

Men of the York and Lancaster Regiment searching the ruins of a railway station for Japanese snipers, during the advance of Army to Rangoon along the railway corridor, 13 April