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Empty helmets and spent artillery shells mark the graves of Marines who fell at Tarawa, March 1944. https://wrhstol.com/2vXzMYF

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US 101st Airborne Division paratrooper Corporal Louis E. Laird boarded a C-47 transport during dress rehersals for the Normandy invasion, spring 1944. https://wrhstol.com/3ceUSm6

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Bombs falling on the port of Osaka, Japan, 1945. https://wrhstol.com/2SSc8FX

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Sculptor Felix de Weldon working on the plaster model of the US Marine Corps War Memorial. https://wrhstol.com/2wDNW1m

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Soldier of Royal Australian Regiment with M60 in the Vietnam War. https://wrhstol.com/39WWajF

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Narrated by Sir David Attenborough

Here we see the new born taking its first sip of water. As you can see, it doesn’t stray far from the mother and will try to maintain physical contact.
This will go on for a few weeks until it’s ready to take its first flight. https://wrhstol.com/2PfIJ6o

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Elizabeth L. Gardner, WASP pilot during WWII, Harlingen Army Air Field, Texas. https://wrhstol.com/32lcojS

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Elvin Harley of the 3rd Armored Division gets a peck on the cheek from a little French girl while listening to the 9th Armored Division Band near Aboncourt, France. Photo dated February 14, 1945. https://wrhstol.com/2HPqcd4

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Soldier of 5th Regimental Combat Team, US 24th Infantry Division with a BAR, on the banks of the Han River, Korea, 23 February 1951. https://wrhstol.com/37SD6BN

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The torpedoed Japanese destroyer Yamakaze, as seen through the periscope of an American submarine, Nautilus, in June 1942. https://wrhstol.com/37PpQgX

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US Marines guarding 2 North Korean prisoners aboard a transport ship which was probably traveling from Hungnam to Busan, Korea, December 1950. Note M1 Garand rifle with safety at ‘off’ position. https://wrhstol.com/2SVuar7

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The Enola Gay dropped the “Little Boy” atomic bomb on Hiroshima. In this photograph are five of the aircraft’s ground crew with mission commander Paul Tibbets in the center. https://wrhstol.com/2Tb8Jkm

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52 submarines and 4 submarine tenders of the US Navy Reserve Fleet, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, circa 1946. https://wrhstol.com/37RC7S0

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Troops of US 101st Airborne Division moving out of Bastogne, Belgium, 31 December 1944. https://wrhstol.com/2HT9NEh

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Japanese POWs at Guam bowed their heads after hearing Emperor Showa’s surrender announcement, 15 August 1945. https://wrhstol.com/38Unijg

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Task Force 38 maneuvering off Japan, 17 August 1945. https://wrhstol.com/2PgnMIp

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