August 16, 2014
Sailors of the USS Hancock (CV-19) dousing flames after a successful Japanese Kamikaze attack. April 1, 1945.   

Sailors of the USS Hancock (CV-19) dousing flames after a successful Japanese Kamikaze attack. April 1, 1945.   

August 12, 2014
French artillery projectiles: 420mm, 360mm, and 305mm

French artillery projectiles: 420mm, 360mm, and 305mm

July 30, 2014
B-24 Liberators of the US 8th Air Force during a bombing run over Germany, 1945. 

B-24 Liberators of the US 8th Air Force during a bombing run over Germany, 1945. 

July 21, 2014
Marine LVT-4 Flame Thrower Water Buffalo in Action On Peleliu, 1944. 

Marine LVT-4 Flame Thrower Water Buffalo in Action On Peleliu, 1944. 

July 19, 2014
T34 Calliope rockets launchers atop US M4 medium tanks of the US 80th Division. Germany, 1945. 

T34 Calliope rockets launchers atop US M4 medium tanks of the US 80th Division. Germany, 1945. 

July 17, 2014
German troops holding a trench line on the River Aisne, during the First Battle of the Aisne. 1914. 

German troops holding a trench line on the River Aisne, during the First Battle of the Aisne. 1914. 

July 16, 2014
B-24 Liberators of the US 460th Bomber Group during a bombing run over Salzburg, Austria. 1944. 

B-24 Liberators of the US 460th Bomber Group during a bombing run over Salzburg, Austria. 1944. 

July 14, 2014
A Royal Navy Seaman standing in front of an ice encrusted turret on board the HMS Belfast during the 1942-1944 Arctic Convoys. November, 1943. 

A Royal Navy Seaman standing in front of an ice encrusted turret on board the HMS Belfast during the 1942-1944 Arctic Convoys. November, 1943. 

July 6, 2014
A US Marine shares a banana with a native goat during the Battle for Saipan, 1944. 

A US Marine shares a banana with a native goat during the Battle for Saipan, 1944. 

July 4, 2014
Mortar crew of the 92nd Infantry Division lob shells at German positions near Massa, Italy. November 1944.

Mortar crew of the 92nd Infantry Division lob shells at German positions near Massa, Italy. November 1944.

(Source: archives.gov)

July 4, 2014
German patrol during the Battle of Soissons. France, 1918. 

German patrol during the Battle of Soissons. France, 1918. 

July 2, 2014
A 15-inch Rodman gun from Battery Rodgers. Alexandria, Virginia.1864. 

A 15-inch Rodman gun from Battery Rodgers. Alexandria, Virginia.1864. 

June 28, 2014
The 13-inch mortar nicknamed the “Dictator” mounted on a railroad flatcar near Petersburg, Virginia. October, 1864.

The 13-inch mortar nicknamed the “Dictator” mounted on a railroad flatcar near Petersburg, Virginia. October, 1864.

(Source: archives.gov)

June 26, 2014
A US soldier of the 391st Infantry Regiment guards a lonely beach position. Oahu, Hawaii. March, 1945.

A US soldier of the 391st Infantry Regiment guards a lonely beach position. Oahu, Hawaii. March, 1945.

(Source: archives.gov)

June 22, 2014
Marine Pfc. Douglas Lightheart cradles his 30-cal. machine gun in his lap, while he and his buddy Pfc. Gerald Churchby take time out for a cigarette, while mopping up the enemy on Peleliu. September 14, 1944.

Marine Pfc. Douglas Lightheart cradles his 30-cal. machine gun in his lap, while he and his buddy Pfc. Gerald Churchby take time out for a cigarette, while mopping up the enemy on Peleliu. September 14, 1944.

(Source: archives.gov)