The First Image of Dead American Troops to Appear in Media During WWII

The Photo That Was Hard to Get Published, but Even Harder to Get LIFE photojournalist George Strock captured an iconic image of 3 U.S. soldiers lying on the sand of Buna Beach, New Guinea. The small wave breaking provides...

 

Photos of the Liberation of Buchenwald Concentration Camp

Buchenwald concentration camp, Thuringia, Germany, April 1945. American soldiers force local German civilians to bear witness to Nazi atrocities at Buchenwald concentration camp, mere miles from their own homes after the...

 

When the Military Industry was Dominated by Women (1914-1918)

During World War I, women were recruited into jobs vacated by men who were fighting in the war. New jobs were created as part of the war effort. The high demand for weapons resulted in the munitions factories becoming the...

 

Hiroshima after the atomic bombing in 1945

During World War II, Hiroshima was a center for both industrial and military activities. It was the headquarters of Field Marshal Shunroku Hata’s Second General Army, commanding the defense of southern Japan, and was located...

 

Most Decorated Japanese-American Fighters during WWII (24 pics)

After the horrifying Pearl Harbor attack by Japan, many Americans were distrusting of all Japanese-Americans living in the U.S. The government ordered around 110,000 Japanese-Americans into internment camps. The Federal government...

 

15 US Soldiers Reveal The Truth About Their Time In Afghanistan

The responses were shocking, revealing, and incredibly insightful. Everyone should read this, there is a lot to learn here.

 
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