Infantry Mounting Tanks for an Attack. Men of the 4th Canadian Armoured Division near Bretteville-le-Rabet, August, 1944. (From a watercolour by Major W.A. Ogilvie)
Stalingrad… (A German soldier taking cover with his captured Soviet PPSh-41. This compact submachine gun excelled in the tight urban warfare in besieged cities. Although the Germans had the MP-40, lack of supplies usually meant using captured weapons.)
The true face of resistance. Few people were able to stare down arguably one of the most evil men to ever live.
Modern weapons have replaced those used in traditional warfare near the troubled region of Turkanaland, bordering Uganda and Sudan. This young boy carries an AK47 assault rifle to his father. © Nigel Pavitt/JAI/Corbis
Dude doesn’t give a fuck.
An Iraqi woman waits as U.S. Soldiers from Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division search her home in Balad, Iraq.
(Photo by Staff Sergeant Mickey Bazaldua, 24 July 2008 via DVIDS.)
French Foreign Legion – Legionnaires of the French Operational Mentor and Liaison Team during a patrol, Nov. 6, 2008. The French are helping the International Security Assistance Force in assisting the Afghan government in extending and exercising its authority and influence across the country, creating the conditions for stabilization and reconstruction.
Operation Torch : British sailors and British and American soldiers on the beach near Algiers. A 40 mm Bofors gun can be seen further down the beach along with three lorries. November 1942.
Operation Torch : Troops making their way inland after landing at Algiers. Here some men are pulling and pushing a trailer of equipment over the sandy beach, and in the background two soldiers are manhandling a motorbike. November 1942.