Bill Hillman's Monthly Military Tribute
AS YOU WERE . . .
WAR YEARS ECLECTICA

February 2014 Edition

WAR IMAGES


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What is thought to be the oldest known war photograph:
New Hampshire volunteers depart for Mexican War 1846
Union prisoners receive rations 
at Fort Sumter in 1864.
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June 1915, Gallipoli: 
a Turkish sniper/sharpshooter,
dressed as a tree,
is captured by two Anzacs.
 Sept 1933 - Adolf Hitler breaks ground on his ambitious plans
to link all major German cities with highways.
This ceremony kicked off construction of the
Frankfurt-am-Maine - Darmstadt/Mannheim highway.
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The RMS Olympic, the Titanic's sister ship, in wartime camouflage in 1915.
Mugshot of Tokyo Rose, 1946.
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Wieluñ just after German Luftwaffe bombing September 1, 1939.
Not only did this bombing provide a spark for World War II, but
it is generally believed to be the first terrorist bombing in history.
A rescue boat comes alongside
the crippled USS West Virginia
shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941.
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Commandant Amon Goeth, infamous from "Schindler's List"
on the balcony of his house overlooking 
Plaszow labor camp, Poland. 1943-44.
Soviet soldiers stand dumfounded at 
a large pile of human ashes
found at the Majdanek concentration camp in 1944.
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The fuel tanks of the B-24H Liberator "Little Warrior"
explode over Germany after  hit by anti-aircraft fire 1944
1945 - German POWs weep and sit in disgust as they
watch footage shot at a German concentration camp.
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A burial at sea on board the USS Lexington in 1944.
War is Hell
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Soldiers comfort each other during 
the Korean war in the early 1950s.
Washington-Hoover Airport demolished in 1941.
This is where the Pentagon stands today.
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309th AMARG second largest air force in the world.
The USAF Boneyard storage in Tucson, Arizona.
Elvis in the US Army
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Russian  aircraft graveyard base
100 km from Vladivostok full of unused military equipment.
Massive storage of unused Soviet tanks near Kabul
left from the 1979-1989 occupation of Afghanistan.
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