Roza Georgiyevna Shanina 1944 Soviet sniper during World War II, credited with 54 confirmed kills. Praised for her shooting accuracy, Shanina was capable of firing precise semi-automatic shots on moving enemy targets.She volunteered to serve as a marksman on the front line.
A French man and woman fight with captured German weapons as both civilians and members of the French Forces of the Interior took the fight to the Germans, in Paris in August of 1944, prior to the surrender of German forces and the Liberation of Paris on August 25. (AP Photo)
War and Conflict, World War Two, Far East, pic: circa 1944, Burma, An American liason officer with the Chinese 38th Division makes friends with a small boy (Photo by Paul Popper/Popperfoto/Getty Images)