Rare World War II Photos

 

pics A group of American soldiers inspect heavily damaged and abandoned German armor, Italy, May 1944.

U.S. soldiers inspecting destroyed German tank Italy 1944

 

pics Adolf Hitler and entourage in 1940 tour Paris.

Hitler touring conquered Paris 1940

 

pics The atomic bomb mushroom cloud over Nagasaki on August 9, 1945.

Atomic Bomb mushroom cloud over Nagasaki 1945

 

pics Adolf Hitler declaring war on America, December 11, 1941.

Hitler declaring war on the United States after Pearl Harbor attack

 

pics Dresden in ruins after Allied bombings, February 1945.

Ruins of Dresden, Germany after Allied carpet bombing

 

Ninth Air Force A-20s return to the Pointe du Hoe coastal battery on 22 May 1944.  This installation was one of the first objectives captured during the D-Day invasion.   (71-D91 Vandenberg)

Ninth Air Force A-20s return to the Pointe du Hoe coastal battery on 22 May 1944. This installation was one of the first objectives captured during the D-Day invasion.

 

pics normandy ger pris

Captured German soldiers after D-Day invasion

 

pics nuremberg

Nuremberg Rally

 

pics nuremberg1

 

pics russians

Russian soldiers smoking in the trenches

 

pics uss lexington pac 1944

Aircraft Carrier USS Lexington in the Pacific Theatre 1944

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