The island of Pantelleria in the Mediterranean, wreathed in smoke from bursting bombs during the Allied bombardment of June 1943. Capture of the island was a vital precursor to the invasion of Sicily in July. [1828×1772]

The island of Pantelleria in the Mediterranean, wreathed in smoke from bursting bombs during the Allied bombardment of June 1943. Capture of the island was a vital precursor to the invasion of Sicily in July. [1828×1772]

A BGM-109 Tomahawk cruise missile, armed with a live 1,000-pound Bullpup conventional warhead, detonates and destroys its target, a warehouse-size concrete and steel structure with 7,000-pound concrete roof panels [3000 x 2400]

A BGM-109 Tomahawk cruise missile, armed with a live 1,000-pound Bullpup conventional warhead, detonates and destroys its target, a warehouse-size concrete and steel structure with 7,000-pound concrete roof panels [3000 x 2400]

United States Army troops of the 88th Infantry Division, 351st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Battalion in the streets of a heavily damaged Italian village, Central Italy, May 1944 [1920 x 1346]

United States Army troops of the 88th Infantry Division, 351st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Battalion in the streets of a heavily damaged Italian village, Central Italy, May 1944 [1920 x 1346]

“A scene of devastation following a V2 rocket attack, somewhere in the south of England. In the foreground, a casualty is being carried away on a stretcher, whilst in the background, Civil Defence workers continue to search through debris and rubble.” 1945. [2360×1772]

“A scene of devastation following a V2 rocket attack, somewhere in the south of England. In the foreground, a casualty is being carried away on a stretcher, whilst in the background, Civil Defence workers continue to search through debris and… Continue Reading

A shell of a car next to a gas station remain after the Camp fire tore through the region near Pulga, east of Paradise, California – Photo by Josh Edelson [1600 x 1067]

A shell of a car next to a gas station remain after the Camp fire tore through the region near Pulga, east of Paradise, California – Photo by Josh Edelson [1600 x 1067]

“A bomb damaged house is brought down with high explosives to reproduce the destruction of a building by bombing during tests on the Morrison indoor shelter in 1941.” Taken somewhere in the UK during WW2. [2298×1772]

“A bomb damaged house is brought down with high explosives to reproduce the destruction of a building by bombing during tests on the Morrison indoor shelter in 1941.” Taken somewhere in the UK during WW2. [2298×1772]

Wreck of Zeppelin LZ 76, which was torched by its crew after making a forced landing at Little Wigborough, near Colchester in Essex, after sustaining serious damage from an anti-aircraft shell and British fighter aircraft, returning from a bombing raid over London on 23 September 1916. [2135×1448]

Wreck of Zeppelin LZ 76, which was torched by its crew after making a forced landing at Little Wigborough, near Colchester in Essex, after sustaining serious damage from an anti-aircraft shell and British fighter aircraft, returning from a bombing raid… Continue Reading