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Officers of the Royal Ulster Rifles awaiting evacuation at Bray Dunes near Dunkirk, May 1940.

Officers of the Royal Ulster Rifles awaiting evacuation at Bray Dunes near Dunkirk, May 1940.

German commando Gunther Billing in US Army fatigues as US Army MPs tie his hands behind him before facing the firing squad. Billing was one of a group of German commandos who infiltrated US lines during the Battle of the Ardennes (Dec 1944) wearing US Army uniforms. Speaking fluent American English, the commandos proceeded to spread havoc and confusion in the rear. After their capture, most of them faced the firing squad.

German commando Gunther Billing in US Army fatigues as US Army MPs tie his hands behind him before facing the firing squad. Billing was one of a group of German commandos who infiltrated US lines during the Battle of the Ardennes (Dec 1944) wearing US Army uniforms. Speaking fluent American English, the commandos proceeded to spread havoc and confusion in the rear. After their capture, most of them faced the firing squad.

Close-up of the photograph at left depicting General Tomoyuki Yamashita, Supreme Commander of Japanese Imperial Forces, Philippines, coming out of the mountains to surrender to the 32D ‘Red Arrow’ Infantry Division near Kiangan, Luzon, on 2 Sep. 1945.

Close-up of the photograph at left depicting General Tomoyuki Yamashita, Supreme Commander of Japanese Imperial Forces, Philippines, coming out of the mountains to surrender to the 32D ‘Red Arrow’ Infantry Division near Kiangan, Luzon, on 2 Sep. 1945.

Art Rogers in a foxhole in Leyte, Philippines WWII. So many war photos came from this man's camera.

Remembering Art Rogers

Art Rogers in a foxhole in Leyte, Philippines WWII. So many war photos came from this man's camera.

Rick Rescorla during the Battle of Ia Drang Valley, Vietnam. Rescorla survived Vietnam and was killed on 9/11 at the WTC in NYC, having led hundreds of people to safety, when he continued his search for survivors when the Towers collapsed.

Rick Rescorla during the Battle of Ia Drang Valley, Vietnam. Rescorla survived Vietnam and was killed on 9/11 at the WTC in NYC, having led hundreds of people to safety, when he continued his search for survivors when the Towers collapsed.

Tuskegee Airment Roscoe Brown, Marcellus Smith and Benjamin Davis, with ammunition at Ramitelli Airfield in Italy. Photograph by Toni Frissell, March 1945.

Wwii: Tuskegee Airmen, 1945

Tuskegee Airment Roscoe Brown, Marcellus Smith and Benjamin Davis, with ammunition at Ramitelli Airfield in Italy. Photograph by Toni Frissell, March 1945.

A U.S. Army soldier pauses for a rest amongst the ruins during the Battle of Normandy. Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte, Manche, Lower Normandy, France. 16 June 1944.

A U.S. Army soldier pauses for a rest amongst the ruins during the Battle of Normandy. Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte, Manche, Lower Normandy, France. 16 June 1944.

Amazing photos taken by a Marine with his iPhone in Afghanistan. Photo from [Basetrack.org]. Gripping Images...

Amazing photos taken by a Marine with his iPhone in Afghanistan. Photo from [Basetrack.org]. Gripping Images...

An infantryman makes friends with a dog belonging to German children.

An infantryman makes friends with a dog belonging to German children.

Injured US marines of the 4th Division at the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War Two, Japan, February 20th 1945. (Photo by US Marine Corps/Getty Images)

Injured US marines of the 4th Division at the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War Two, Japan, February 20th 1945. (Photo by US Marine Corps/Getty Images)

In this photo a Paratrooper hands out C Rations to Civilians carrying the M1A1 Folding Stock version.

In this photo a Paratrooper hands out C Rations to Civilians carrying the M1A1 Folding Stock version.