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...

 

The Bloodiest Day in American History — The Battle of Sharpsburg (1862)

The Battle of Antietam was fought on September 17, 1862, near Sharpsburg, Maryland and Antietam Creek. For the locals in the Southern United States, the bloodiest day in the history of American warfare is also known as the...

 

The Aerial Warfare of World War I (45 pics)

The First World War was the first conflict that aircraft were involved on a large scale and played a major role in combat. In 1915, Anthony Fokker, a Dutch aircraft manufacturer working for the Germans, perfected a French...

 

30+ Rare Photos of One of the Bloodiest Battles in Human History

The Battle of the Somme was one of the bloodiest military battles in the history of war. On the first day alone, the British army suffered more than 57,000 casualties! By the end of the campaign, more than 1.5 million men...

 

18 Incredible Photos of Tanks Being Mass Production of During World War I and II

In Britain, tanks were first referred to as landships. The Landships Committee was set up in 1915 by Winston Churchill to develop designs. To conceal their true purpose from possible spies, they were called tanks, to give...

 

23 Incredible Photos of Russians Fighting during World War II

This was the Eastern Front in pictures. Soviet photographers took these harrowing images capturing the bloody horrors of World War II. A Russian anti-tank gun crew advances towards the German positions under cover of a smoke...

 
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