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Friends of the WW2 437th Troop Carrier Group: 84th Sqdn aircraft lined up at Ramsbury in the snow awaiting the break in the weather that would allow them to resupply the 101st, who were at that time fighting for their lives whilst surrounded in the crucial crossroads town of Bastogne in Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge

Friends of the WW2 437th Troop Carrier Group: 84th Sqdn aircraft lined up at Ramsbury in the snow awaiting the break in the weather that would allow them to resupply the 101st, who were at that time fighting for their lives whilst surrounded in the crucial crossroads town of Bastogne in Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge

U.S. tanks during the Battle of the Bulge (six photos)

Fortress of Bomb Squadron dropping cases of 10 in 1 rations into Holland during Operation Chowhound aimed at breaking the famine in western Holland.

The top Mustang ace of all time was Major George E Preddy of the 352nd Fighter Group. He scored 26.83 air and 5 ground victories but was killed during the Battle of the Bulge.

The top Mustang ace of all time was Major George E Preddy of the Fighter Group. He scored air and 5 ground victories but was killed during the Battle of the Bulge.

US troops shelter around fire Battle of the Bulge 1944. It's OK, they're in "a dell"....

WWII - American soldiers of the Army huddle around campfire in the snowy countryside of northern Ardennes Forest during lull in the Battle of the Bulge.

Gen. Dwight Eisenhower, Gen. Omar Bradley and Brigadier Gen. Joseph «Lightning Joe» Lawton Collins, in the conversation in a the French castle of Francquetot,  July 5, 1944.

Omar Bradley and Brigadier Gen. Joseph "Lightning Joe" Lawton Collins, in the conversation in a the French castle of Francquetot, July

Battle of the Bulge.WATCHING A DOGFIGHT BETWEEN AMERICAN AND LUFTWAFFE PLANES.

Battle of the Bulge.WATCHING A DOGFIGHT BETWEEN AMERICAN AND LUFTWAFFE PLANES.

Warming up a P-38’s engines to allow them to be started, Battle of the Bulge, December 1944.

Armorers and mechanics of US Air Force servicing a Lightning aircraft in the field, note external engine warmer.

The Messerschmitt 109 G-6 pilot of JG 27 Emil Clade, photographed from a Heinkel 111 in January 1944 on Crete

BF 109 - White - piloted by Oberleutnant Emil Clade ( 27 kill`s ) Staffelkapitan JG 27 " Afrika ", - photographed from a He 111 over Crete .

397th_Bombardment_Group_-_ REMAINS OF AIRMAN LOST AT BATTLE OF BULGE TO RETURN HOME

The Martin Marauder was a twin engined, medium sized bomber aircraft used in World War II

Walter Cronkite and the aircrew after a mission over Europe on a B-17 with the nose art "U.S.O."

Walter Cronkite and the aircrew after a mission over Europe on a with the nose art "U.

WWII Ghost Army that Tricked Hitler. Use of artistry & show biz to deceive the enemy. Story in The Atlantic

Ghost Army: The Inflatable Tanks That Fooled Hitler

Ghost Army: The Inflatable Tanks That Fooled Hitler. Amazing story about the "Ghost Army" -- a troop of soldiers that doubled, in Europe's theater, as a troupe of actors. The were, essentially, the Trojan Horse builders of World War II.

Atrocious weather in the winter of 1944 turned airfields in Belgium and the Netherlands into quagmires. This No 127 Squadron Spitfire XVIE (RR255/9N-Y) has its daily inspection in a sea of mud at Grimbergen (B-60), 9 December. Even the starter trolley in the foreground is receiving attention in this heavily posed scene. The 'E' wing fitted to Spitfire XVIs and later Mk IXs finally did away with the four rifle-calibre machine-guns, replacing them with a pair of .50in Brownings.

Atrocious weather in the winter of 1944 turned airfields in Belgium and the…

d-day photographs

Hundreds of American stationed in preparation for D-Day. My Grandpa Capt. Fletcher Conn as a bombardier for the bomb group and flew over Normandy on D day.

Loading 3 in RP 60 pdr rockets on a Hawker Typhoon.jpg

JUL 6 1944 Typhoon tank busters over Normandy 3 inch, 60 pounder SAP (Semi Armour Piercing), Rocket Projectiles being loaded onto the launch rails of an RAF Hawker Typhoon, circa A pair of cannon barrels are visible above the launch rails.

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