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Audie Murphy 20 June 1925 – 28 May 1971 ~ An American Hero! ~He was the most highly decorated American soldier of WWII, Congressional Medal of Honor and all. He was and weighed 110 pounds. Kings & Queens, Interesting History, Before Us, World History, Texas History, Military History, World War Two, Kingston, Portraits

The Biography of Audie Murphy (ArmyStudyGuide.com)

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June Today in History: Audie Leon Murphy, one of the most famous and decorated American combat Soldiers of World War II, was born. More about this hero here. Charles Bronson, Texas History, World History, Art History, Historia Universal, Westerns, Military Veterans, Military Army, Military Life

The 94 Most Badass Soldiers Who Ever Lived

War! You know what it is good for? Stories of unfathomable badassery, that's what. Over the years, we at Cracked have gathered a formidable collection of these stories, and we've put the very best of them here so that a whole new generation of readers can feel

Van Barfoot, Medal of Honor Recipient passes away, 2012 - Thank you for your service. Native American History, Native American Indians, Native Americans, Medal Of Honor Recipients, Native Indian, First Nations, Military History, World War Two, Wwii

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Colonel Van T. Barfoot, a Medal of Honor recipient. Technical Sergeant Van Barfoot, one of the most significant Native American heroes of World War II, was awarded the Medal of Honor while in the field in Épinal, France, on September 28, 1944. He received this recognition for his actions on May 23, 1944, when he led his unit through enemy minefields near Carano, Italy, destroying several positions and capturing others. Born June 15, 1919 and died March 2, 2012. Hero!

World War II, November The pilot in the cockpit of his Lancaster bomber +Admiral Prune+ prior to take-off Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images Nose Art, Pin Up, Lancaster Bomber, Airplane Art, Aircraft Photos, Ww2 Planes, Aviation Art, Military Aircraft, Ww2 Aircraft

Lancaster mascot 1943

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Michelle MC, bravest girl in the Army A teenage army medic has become the first woman to be awarded the Military Cross, one of the highest honours for gallantry in combat. Private Michelle Norris, braved a hail of sniper and machine-gun fire from 200 Military Cross, Military Women, Military Female, Military Army, Army Medic, Combat Medic, My Champion, Brave Girl, Female Soldier

Michelle MC, bravest girl in the Army

A teenage army medic has become the first woman to be awarded the Military Cross, one of the highest honours for gallantry in combat. Private Michelle Norris braved a hail of sniper and machine-gun fire from 200 insurgents during a pitched battle in southern Iraq

German Army reporter Gunther Halm interviewing Erwin Rommel while Fritz Bayerlein looked on, North Africa, post 22 Jun 1942 Photographer Valtingojer Source German Federal Archive Identification Code Bild Added By C. World History, World War Ii, Afrika Corps, North African Campaign, Erwin Rommel, Germany Ww2, German Army, Panzer, Military History

Rommel with a Reporter

Erwin Rommel with a reporter in the North African desert.

I wonder if I'm related to this courageous leader. Major John Howard - true inspiration, led the British Airborne Division, His men were the first British troops to land in the D-Day landing of June R-I-P Commonwealth, Airborne Army, British Commandos, D Day Normandy, John Howard, Parachute Regiment, D Day Landings, Man Of War, London History

Major John Howard - true inspiration, led the 6th British Airborne Division, His men were the first British troops to land in the D-Day landing of June 6th 1944. R-I-P

12 year old Calvin Graham from Philly lied about his age and enlisted in the Navy during WWII. He served on the battle-hardened USS South Dakota in the Pacific Theater and became a decorated war hero by Interesting Facts About World, Interesting History, World History, World War Ii, Texas History, Pin Up, Before Us, Military History, Fun Facts

Calvin Graham was the youngest U.S. serviceman, he lied about his age and enlisted in the Navy at age 12 in 1942, it wasn’t until after he was wounded that his real age was discovered. | 10 Interesting Facts About World War II That You Might Not Know

TUSKEGEE AIRMEN, William Campbell (left) and Thurston Gaines, Jr. of the Tuskegee Airmen Fighter Group at Ramitelli Airfield, Italy, March Photograph by Toni Frissell. Tuskegee Airmen, Black Wings, Fighter Pilot, African American History, History Facts, Military History, World War Ii, Black History, Wwii

Black Wings: Tuskegee Airmen, World War 2

Members of the 332nd Fighter Group in Ramitelli, Italy, 1945. Want to know more about Black History ? Visit Discover Black Heritage.

The first WAAF nursing orderlies selected to fly on air-ambulance duties to France, standing in front of a Douglas Dakota Mark III of No. 233 Squadron RAF at Normandy. From left to right: Leading Aircraftwoman Myra Roberts of Oswestry, Corp Air France, Female Pilot, Battle Of Britain, Royal Air Force, Ambulance, Military History, Armed Forces, World War Two, Military Aircraft

Corporal Lydia Alford (centre) was the one of three women known as the Flying Nightingales to land in a battle zone after D-Day. Alford was a WAAF Air Ambulance Medical Orderly with No. 233 Squadron RAF and flew on the first RAF transport aircraft to evacuate the wounded from the Normandy battlefields. On 13 June 1944, three of the squadron's Dakotas Mk. III, with a Spitfire escort, had the honour of executing the first Allied transport flight to land in France since the invasion ~

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