A sheet of fire erupts into the air as the forward half of a F2H aircraft begins to slide down the on board USS Oriskany (CV 34). The plane crashed and burned but its pilot, Lieutenant F.J. Repp miraculously escaped without injury. March 30, 1954. [2872 x 2442]

A sheet of fire erupts into the air as the forward half of a F2H aircraft begins to slide down the on board USS Oriskany (CV 34). The plane crashed and burned but its pilot, Lieutenant F.J. Repp miraculously escaped without injury. March 30, 1954. [2872 x 2442]

U.S Army soldiers of the 145th Regiment, 37th U.S. Infantry Division, move through a courtyard of following a Japanese attack at a nearby building of the Filipino National Assembly during the Battle of Manila. March 1, 1945. [5095 x 4013]

U.S Army soldiers of the 145th Regiment, 37th U.S. Infantry Division, move through a courtyard of following a Japanese attack at a nearby building of the Filipino National Assembly during the Battle of Manila. March 1, 1945. [5095 x 4013]

“The damage caused by a German V-2 rocket which exploded at the junction of Wanstead Park Road and Endsleigh Gardens in Cranbrook, Ilford, on 8 March 1945.” London, England. [2325×1772]

“The damage caused by a German V-2 rocket which exploded at the junction of Wanstead Park Road and Endsleigh Gardens in Cranbrook, Ilford, on 8 March 1945.” London, England. [2325×1772]

“The wreckage of a German Junkers Ju 52/3m transport destroyed on Gabes airfield. In the background is a convoy of RAF transports moving in to occupy the airfield. The photograph was taken the day after the airfield was captured at the end of March 1943. [2435×1772]

“The wreckage of a German Junkers Ju 52/3m transport destroyed on Gabes airfield. In the background is a convoy of RAF transports moving in to occupy the airfield. The photograph was taken the day after the airfield was captured at the end of March 1943. [2435×1772]