30th May 2012

Audio post reblogged from Pictures of War with 85 notes

picturesofwar:

One week from now I will be livestreaming nearly 24 hours of vintage radio coverage from June 6, 1944 regarding the Normandy Landings, in memory of the Allied invasion.

(Along with this post is the first hour of coverage.)

17th May 2012

Photo reblogged from WE HAVE TO GO BACK with 51 notes

17th May 2012

Video reblogged from with 7 notes

captain-raptor:

This starts out weird, get’s hilarious at about 2.30, then spirals through weird again and ends at mildly depressing.

17th May 2012

Photo reblogged from svartkorp with 18 notes

Pearl Harbor attack

Pearl Harbor attack

17th May 2012

Video reblogged from Mid-Century Modern Freak with 5 notes

midcenturymodernfreak:

VJ Day - Amazing footage in 1945 after the Japanese surrender.

Source: vimeo.com/user679908

17th May 2012

Audio post reblogged from Pictures of War with 50 notes - Played 429 times

picturesofwar:

Live coverage of US Marines landing on Iwo Jima.

Originally broadcast: February 19, 1945

17th May 2012

Photo reblogged from Pictures of War with 68 notes

collective-history:

The execution of Polish hostages in retaliation for an attack on a Nazi police station by the underground organization “White Eagle.” In all, fifty-one civilians were shot.

collective-history:

The execution of Polish hostages in retaliation for an attack on a Nazi police station by the underground organization “White Eagle.” In all, fifty-one civilians were shot.

Source: collective-history

13th May 2012

Photo reblogged from Pictures of War with 163 notes

absinthemakeyouawhore:

The wreckage of a bus, which was blasted against a house in London during The Blitz, 9th September 1940.

absinthemakeyouawhore:

The wreckage of a bus, which was blasted against a house in London during The Blitz, 9th September 1940.

Source: absinthemakesyouawhore

3rd May 2012

Photo reblogged from Pictures of War with 106 notes

picturesofwar:

The train tracks leading into Auschwitz, through which more than one million human beings were transported and ultimately killed between 1942-1944.

picturesofwar:

The train tracks leading into Auschwitz, through which more than one million human beings were transported and ultimately killed between 1942-1944.

3rd May 2012

Photo reblogged from Pictures of War with 172 notes

picturesofwar:

A Jewish woman and children walking towards the gas chambers of Auschwitz following the selection process by camp officials.
May, 1944.

picturesofwar:

A Jewish woman and children walking towards the gas chambers of Auschwitz following the selection process by camp officials.

May, 1944.