The task will be hard. There may be dark days ahead, and war can no longer be...– George VI of the United Kingdom (via dead-irish-writers)
The ultimate objective must, however, be the irrevocable removal of the Jews in...– Adolf Hitler’s first known anti-Semitic writing, September 16th 1919 (via demons)
Color Images of the Iwo Jima Landing
greatestgeneration: These shots are captures from a Navy film shot on the morning of the Iwo Jima amphibious landing. You can see the naval barrage and aerial assault on the beaches and Mt. Surabachi in the earlier stills. As the landing craft gets closer you see Japanese shells falling in the water and amongst the men milling about on the black sand. These are incredible.
greatestgeneration: Classic WWII song
Once Upon a Time in War: World War II ebooks →
demons: This is only some of my military ebook collection (my Nook Vladimir Lenin is bursting at the seams - 3GB!) but I thought since I was uploading EB Sledge’s book for someone, I should upload a bunch of these for you all. I might make this a common thing, since I literally have hundreds.
We now have 70 followers. This is pretty fantastic...
If you do we’ll be sure to post a lot more colour photography because that’s been a big hit so far.
Ihr trugt die Schande nicht. Ihr wehrtet euch. Ihr gabt das große ewig wache...– The inscription on the Memorial to the German Resistance in Berlin. Translated into English, it reads: “You did not bear the shame. You resisted. You bestowed an eternally vigilant symbol of change by sacrificing your impassioned lives for freedom, justice and honour.”
That was happening to my countrymen, and I realized that my life had become...– Filip Muller, a Czech Jew who was assigned to the gas chamber doors at Auschwitz and survived five rounds of liquidations, being interviewed by Claude Lanzmann for the film Shoah.
fallschirmjager asked: Also, and please don't take this the wrong way, but the photo you have captioned as Red Army is actually German POWs marching off into captivity. A major tell tale sign is the fact the fellow looking at the camera has a German Feldmutze (Field-hat), and they also have other various German items, not to mention nobody in the column being armed. Again, please do not take that the wrong way, I...