Higgins boat on display in The National WWII Museum ~ The landing craft, vehicle, personnel (LCVP) or Higgins boat was a landing craft used extensively in amphibious landings in World War II. [2048×1366]

Higgins boat on display in The National WWII Museum ~ The landing craft, vehicle, personnel (LCVP) or Higgins boat was a landing craft used extensively in amphibious landings in World War II. [2048×1366]

“Oblique aerial view of parachutes and Airspeed Horsa gliders on 6th Airborne Division’s Landing Zone ‘N’ near Ranville, on the morning of 6 June.”

“Oblique aerial view of parachutes and Airspeed Horsa gliders on 6th Airborne Division’s Landing Zone ‘N’ near Ranville, on the morning of 6 June.”

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

Filipino civilians walk through the smoldering rubble of the town of Dulag. The landing of the U.S forces during the Battle of Leyte took a heavy toll on the town, as American forces shelled Japanese positions, trying to capture an airstrip in nearby Barangay Rawis. 29 October 1944. [3393 x 2149]

Filipino civilians walk through the smoldering rubble of the town of Dulag. The landing of the U.S forces during the Battle of Leyte took a heavy toll on the town, as American forces shelled Japanese positions, trying to capture an… Continue Reading