American troops of the 28th Infantry Division march down the Champs Elysees, Paris, in the "Victory" Parade., 08/29/1944

American troops of the 28th Infantry Division march down the Champs Elysees, Paris, in the "Victory" Parade., 08/29/1944

UNA TERNURA, UNA INOCENCIA, UNA FRESCURA, PARA DONDE SE VIVE EL "HORROR MÁS SALVAJE E INNECESARIO". ANTES-AHORA Y SIEMPRE.

UNA TERNURA, UNA INOCENCIA, UNA FRESCURA, PARA DONDE SE VIVE EL "HORROR MÁS SALVAJE E INNECESARIO". ANTES-AHORA Y SIEMPRE.

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Two emaciated prisoners after the liberation of Buchenwald concentration camp on 13 April 1945 by the 3rd US Army.

Two emaciated prisoners after the liberation of Buchenwald concentration camp on 13 April 1945 by the 3rd US Army.

Jewish prisoners marched through the streets of Baden-Baden on November 10, 1938. Yad Vashem Photo Archives 1567/64

Jewish prisoners marched through the streets of Baden-Baden on November 10, 1938. Yad Vashem Photo Archives 1567/64

The 121st US Army Infantry Division marching through Hürtgen during Thanksgiving 1944.    An order was passed by command that EVERY man in the field should have a Thanksgiving meal…unknown to command was the fact that the Germans had their positions zeroed in with their artillery. Soon as the men received their food the Germans opened up and many many US Soldiers died.

The 121st US Army Infantry Division marching through Hürtgen during Thanksgiving 1944. An order was passed by command that EVERY man in the field should have a Thanksgiving meal…unknown to command was the fact that the Germans had their positions zeroed in with their artillery. Soon as the men received their food the Germans opened up and many many US Soldiers died.

Crowds of Parisians celebrating the entry of Allied troops into Paris scatter for cover as a sniper fires from a building on the place De La Concorde. Although the Germans surrendered the city, small bands of snipers still remained. August 26, 1944. (U.S. Army)

Crowds of Parisians celebrating the entry of Allied troops into Paris scatter for cover as a sniper fires from a building on the place De La Concorde. Although the Germans surrendered the city, small bands of snipers still remained. August 26, 1944. (U.S. Army)

Captured in the battle of St. Lo, a group of Nazi prisoners are gathered on a French beach for transfer in the Coast Guards manned LST to England for internment. The group includes Poles, Austrians, and Czechs. They were willing prisoners, but express disappointment when they were sent to England instead of the United States.

Captured in the battle of St. Lo, a group of Nazi prisoners are gathered on a French beach for transfer in the Coast Guards manned LST to England for internment. The group includes Poles, Austrians, and Czechs. They were willing prisoners, but express disappointment when they were sent to England instead of the United States.

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