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Rare Photos From The Front Lines And At Home During World War II Are Stunning.

Rare Photos From The Front Lines And At Home During World War II Are Stunning.

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World War II, the last great war, changed the world. In fact, the effects of it can still be felt around the world today. Many of the official photos from the war have made their way into countless history textbooks. Most Americans are raised on these photos of bravery and heroism.  However, there are still thousands of rare and color photos from both sides of the war that aren't as common to see. Here is just a small sample of those photographs. Photos from all sides of the war are mixed together here. Some are of German soldiers, some American soldiers, some Japanese soldiers, and some of the home front.  Together they paint a united picture of war that is devastating and heartbreaking no matter what side of the conflict you're on.  ...
The Camera Of A Soldier That Died In A 1944 Battle Was Just Found. Wait Til You See What Was On It.

The Camera Of A Soldier That Died In A 1944 Battle Was Just Found. Wait Til You See What Was On It.

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Captain Mark D. Anderson of the United States Navy and historian Jean Muller were searching for artifacts from The Battle of the Bulge in the mountainsides of Luxembourg when their metal detector alerted them to something just under their feet. Below Anderson and Muller was a foxhole that was dug during the crucial World War II battle and in it they found the belongings of an American soldier, Technician Fifth Grade Louis J. Archambeau. Among the things that Archambeau, who died in the battle, left behind was a camera with an undeveloped roll of film in it. Anderson and Muller developed the film and, after spending 70 years in a foxhole, a dead soldier’s photographs were finally brought to life. This is T/5 Louis J. Archambeau’s World War II experience, told by his very...