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An M3A1 Stuart light tank and an A-20C Havoc attack aircraft serial number AC-41-19431 onboard a ship bound for the Soviet Union under the Lend Lease Program.

An M3A1 Stuart light tank and an A-20C Havoc attack aircraft serial number AC-41-19431 onboard a ship bound for the Soviet Union under the Lend Lease Program.

 

Jap Zero attacking during Pearl Harbor attack

Jap Zero attacking during Pearl Harbor attack

USS Arizona burning at Pearl Harbor

USS Arizona burning at Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor raid by Japanese on Dec. 7 1941

Pearl Harbor raid by Japanese on Dec. 7 1941

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signing the Declaration of War after Pearl Harbor Attack

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signing the Declaration of War after Pearl Harbor Attack

Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill at a press conference during the Casablanca Conference. 1943

Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill at a press conference during the Casablanca Conference. 1943

President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill aboard the HMS Prince of Wales during the Atlantic Conference in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland. Aug. 10, 1941

President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill aboard the HMS Prince of Wales during the Atlantic Conference in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland. Aug. 10, 1941

President Roosevelt reviewing troops at Rabat, Morocco while at the Casablanca Conference. Jan. 21, 1943

President Roosevelt reviewing troops at Rabat, Morocco while at the Casablanca Conference. Jan. 21, 1943

U. S. Naval Officer at periscope in control room of submarine. Ca. 1942. 80-G-11258.

U. S. Naval Officer at periscope in control room of submarine. Ca. 1942. 80-G-11258.

USS SHAW exploding during the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor. December 7, 1941. 80-G-16871.

USS SHAW exploding during the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor. December 7, 1941. 80-G-16871.

Hitler accepts the ovation of the Reichstag after taking Austria. Next was Czechoslovakian Sudetenland, largely inhabited by a German- speaking population. Berlin, March 1938. 208-N-39843

Hitler accepts the ovation of the Reichstag after taking Austria. Next was Czechoslovakian Sudetenland, largely inhabited by a German- speaking population. Berlin, March 1938. 208-N-39843

Coast Guardsmen pay silent homage to the memory of a fellow Coast Guardsman killed in Ryukyu Islands.

Coast Guardsmen pay silent homage to the memory of a fellow Coast Guardsman killed in Ryukyu Islands.

Col. Paul W. Tibbets, Jr., pilot of the ENOLA GAY, the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, waves from his cockpit before the takeoff, 6 August 1945

Col. Paul W. Tibbets, Jr., pilot of the ENOLA GAY, the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, waves from his cockpit before the takeoff, 6 August 1945

US sailors and Marines render honors to Winston Churchill (Far Right) as he boards a US Naval vessel during FDR's Trip to the Crimea.

US sailors and Marines render honors to Winston Churchill (Far Right) as he boards a US Naval vessel during FDR’s Trip to the Crimea.

Winston Churchill at the QUADRANT Conference in Quebec, Canada August 1943

Winston Churchill at the QUADRANT Conference in Quebec, Canada August 1943

Day one of the ten days it took to build the Liberty Ship SS Joseph N. Teal by the Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation, run by Henry Kaiser. Sept 13, 1942

Day one of the ten days it took to build the Liberty Ship SS Joseph N. Teal by the Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation, run by Henry Kaiser. Sept 13, 1942

View of the crematorium V. This photo is from the Buchenwald Concentration Camp, Germany. 1945

View of the crematorium V. This photo is from the Buchenwald Concentration Camp, Germany. 1945

Original caption reads Interior oven in the crematorium. This is from the Buchenwald Concentration Camp, Germany.

Original caption reads Interior oven in the crematorium. This is from the Buchenwald Concentration Camp, Germany.

Day seven of the ten days it took to build the Liberty Ship SS Joseph N. Teal by the Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation, run by Henry Kaiser. Sept 19, 1942

Day seven of the ten days it took to build the Liberty Ship SS Joseph N. Teal by the Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation, run by Henry Kaiser. Sept 19, 1942

A war bond rally during World War II in 1942

A war bond rally during World War II in 1942

From left to right, Lieutenant General George Patton, General Henry Hap Arnold, and Lieutenant General Mark Clark in Sicily.. Dec. 8, 1943

From left to right, Lieutenant General George Patton, General Henry Hap Arnold, and Lieutenant General Mark Clark in Sicily.. Dec. 8, 1943

USAAF A-36A Apache dive-bombers in transit to Europe. The plane in the foreground is serial number 42-84052. The plane behind it is serial number 42-84054.

USAAF A-36A Apache dive-bombers in transit to Europe. The plane in the foreground is serial number 42-84052. The plane behind it is serial number 42-84054.