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Damaged German vehicle in the aftermath of a partisan attack, Simferopol, Russia (now

After killing the German sentries who guarded this rail line, Soviet partisans plant mines.

... Everything Went Wrong for the Axis During Operation Bagration

Advancing toward the smoldering ruins of a Russian village, German soldiers prepare to search the

Retreating German troops and armored vehicles press Russian civilians and livestock, which were caught up

During a respite from fighting with Germans in Poland, Soviet partisans find temporary rest at

An Italian tank rolls forward on the Tunisian Front. National Archives.

a damaged building and damaged tram

While initially Germans allowed peasants to take cattle from kolkhoz, later all this cattle was loaded on trains and shipped to Germany.

Partisans attack village.jpg

Battle of the Bulge

This study was prepared by a committee of former German generals and general staff officers under the supervision of the Historical Division, EUCOM.

Operation Barbarossa

S0048041 The Field, 1972. Image licenced to Carl Gnam SOVEREIGN MEDIA COMPANY by Carl

U.S. Aircraft Carrier USS Wasp (CV-7) Burning After Receiving Three Torpedo Hits

French Resistance

Bundesarchiv Bild 101III-Zschaeckel-206-35, Schlacht um Kursk, Panzer VI

Macau seeks to help owners of cars wrecked in Typhoon Hato – by requiring them to buy new wheels in vehicle-packed city

Throngs of German citizens crowd the platforms of the Berlin train station shortly following the defeat

After setting fire to a freight train laden with supplies for the German army, partisans

Operation Barbarossa: The Biggest Military Adventure in History

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... Image - German and Soviet soldiers at the Border of Peace created in 1939 as a ...

Bundesarchiv Bild 101I-164-0389-23A, Athen, Hissen der Hakenkreuzflagge.

A knocked-out German Panther tank in the centre of Lingevres, 20 June 1944

The three major Axis powers — Germany, Japan, and Italy — committed a host of catastrophic errors during the war. But some of these miscalculations were ...

Crowds of French patriots line the Champs Elysees-edit2.jpg

A Junkers Ju-87 begins to roll in on a target in the Balkans during the invasion of Yugoslavia in April 1941. The "little bomber" was considered outdated ...

Massive assaults were performed on these trench systems, but they hardly ever succeeded. In the middle between the two fronts there was a strip of no man's ...

Battle of Moscow

Agence France-Presse

A view of U.S. ships in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, after the Japanese attack on

This German gun was blasted by Soviet artillery in the Briansk sector of the Eastern front

German forces enter Aachen, on the border with Belgium, following the

German MG34 team in action, circa 1943.

German deportees waiting for a train in 1945.

A wrecked German SdKfz 250 half-track in the village of Christot, 17 June

Recently divorced, extremely broke and terrified of yet another bill, I was shocked to learn of my own capacity to shirk responsibility.

Abandoned vehicles of the German 9th Army in July 1944. Photo via Wikimedia

On 23rd April the 8th Army began to cross the River Po at Mantua. German resistance now began to collapse and Parma and Verona were taken and partisan ...

Boeing B-17F With Left Wing Blown Off Over Germany, U.S. Air Force Photo

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Antiaircraft ...

The tragedy that Belarusian people have undergone during World War II is so deep that even today this topic is embedded in everyday surrounding and culture ...

B-24H Liberators of the Fifteenth Air Force bomb the oil cracking plant at the Concordia Vega refinery, one of many targets around Ploesti, on May 31, 1944.

Strasbourg; World War II

Heavily armed Soviet partisans listen to a radio communique with instruction concerning their next foray against

Two US citizens hurt in Dutch 'terrorist' knife attack

German Invasion of Poland: Jewish Refugees, 1939

British Hawker Hurricanes fly in formation during the Battle of Britain in 1940. The planes

Jehovah's Witnesses in Germany: From the 1890s to the 1930s

The partisans in Russia invariably fought in terrain that the Germans found impossible to patrol and control. The bulk of the partisans operated from and ...

The necessary repairs made to the prison wall can still clearly be seen today.

After several minor engagements on the way the combat team reached Ponyri and the rail lines were firmly in German hands. The operation took two days.

We in Britain are right to be proud of our record in the war. Yet

Men Guarding Schenectady Army Depot (Rotterdam, NY), Including Grandfather of the Author

Collateral damage: in a US-China trade war, Europe could be the big loser

D-Day; Sherman tank

Pouncing on unsuspecting German infantry, Soviet partisans unleash a hail of gunfire and hand grenades

GERMAN SUPPLY COLUMN using Russian Panje sleighs

Air-raid shelter, ul. Słowiańska

Finnish tank crew, July 8, 1941.

Gen. V.I. Kusnetzov.

Prague Spring: aftermath

War damages from the Siege of Breslau; May 6, 1945

Damaged German vehicle in the aftermath of a partisan attack, Simferopol, Russia (now

After killing the German sentries who guarded this rail line, Soviet partisans plant mines.

Operation Bagration: The Shocking Story of How Russia Crushed Nazi Germany

Advancing toward the smoldering ruins of a Russian village, German soldiers prepare to search the

Retreating German troops and armored vehicles press Russian civilians and livestock, which were caught up

During a respite from fighting with Germans in Poland, Soviet partisans find temporary rest at

While initially Germans allowed peasants to take cattle from kolkhoz, later all this cattle was loaded on trains and shipped to Germany.

Partisans attack village.jpg

Bundesarchiv Bild 183-H26408, Rückzug deutscher Truppen auf Breslau.jpg

Battle of the Bulge

U.S. Aircraft Carrier USS Wasp (CV-7) Burning After Receiving Three Torpedo Hits

Operation Barbarossa

Heinrich Himmler, saluted by a Luxembourgish policeman, during his visit to Luxembourg in September 1940, several months after the invasion.

British RAF field regiment in Croatia with German prisoners captured by partisan forces at Bihać

Greek-Italian war collage.jpg

After setting fire to a freight train laden with supplies for the German army, partisans

This German gun was blasted by Soviet artillery in the Briansk sector of the Eastern front

S0048041 The Field, 1972. Image licenced to Carl Gnam SOVEREIGN MEDIA COMPANY by Carl

People receiving first aid after a car ran into a crowd of protesters in Charlottesville, VA. Photo: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images

Bundesarchiv Bild 101III-Zschaeckel-206-35, Schlacht um Kursk, Panzer VI

A Wehrmacht Panzerkampfwagen I Ausf. A light tank on display at the Deutsches Panzermuseum Munster in Munster, Germany.

world-war-2-in-Paris

Crowds of French patriots line the Champs Elysees-edit2.jpg

StuG III Ausf. F/8 (Sd.Kfz.142/1) at Belgrade Military Museum, Serbia. Type, Assault gun

Heavily armed Soviet partisans listen to a radio communique with instruction concerning their next foray against

Bundesarchiv Bild 101I-164-0389-23A, Athen, Hissen der Hakenkreuzflagge.

Massive assaults were performed on these trench systems, but they hardly ever succeeded. In the middle between the two fronts there was a strip of no man's ...

A view of U.S. ships in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, after the Japanese attack on

Stryker ICV front q.jpg

German MG34 team in action, circa 1943.

Russian Civil War

A German soldier inspects a knocked out T-34 during the Battle of Kursk at Pokrovka, which is 40 kilometres (25 mi) southwest of Prokhorovka.

Entrance of French 2nd Armoured and US 4th Infantry Divisions (24–25 August)[edit]

A wrecked German SdKfz 250 half-track in the village of Christot, 17 June

January 1945 aerial photo of destroyed Warsaw

Village of Viianki after the Soviet partisan raid, July 7, 1943.

Invasion of Yugoslavia lines of attack Why We Fight no. 5.jpg

A knocked-out German Panther tank in the centre of Lingevres, 20 June 1944

On 23rd April the 8th Army began to cross the River Po at Mantua. German resistance now began to collapse and Parma and Verona were taken and partisan ...

Boeing B-17F With Left Wing Blown Off Over Germany, U.S. Air Force Photo

German invasion[edit]

Soviet invasion[edit]

Pouncing on unsuspecting German infantry, Soviet partisans unleash a hail of gunfire and hand grenades

Germans[edit]

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Belgium in World War I

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An FFI fighter.

German advance leading up to Prokhorovka[edit]

A car converted to run on coal gas instead of gasoline (1945) (Imperial War Museums, U.K.)

British poster from World War I attacking German ("Hun") atrocities in Belgium

August 25 - Armoured vehicles of the 2nd Armored (Leclerc) Division fighting before the Palais Garnier. One German tank is going up in flames

Kubuś, armored car used by the resistance during the 1944 Warsaw Uprising

VVS Ilyushin Il-2 ground attack aircraft during the battle of Kursk.

British Hawker Hurricanes fly in formation during the Battle of Britain in 1940. The planes

Men Guarding Schenectady Army Depot (Rotterdam, NY), Including Grandfather of the Author

Yugoslav POWs supervised by Bulgarian soldiers and German armored car.

Pegasus Bridge, June 1944 B5288.jpg

Burned out cars and buildings still litter the remains of the original village in Oradour-sur-Glane, as left by Das Reich SS division

Sign in German and Greek erected at the village of Kandanos in Crete, which was wholly destroyed by the Germans as reprisal for a partisan attack.

German soldiers move along an anti-tank ditch, while combat engineers prepare charges to breach it.

D-Day; Sherman tank

General strike (15–19 August 1944)[edit]

Aftermath[edit]. Abandoned vehicles of the German ...

A Map showing the dispositions of the opposing forces on 31 August 1939 with the German

Prague Spring: aftermath

Channel attacks, battle of Dunkirk and the Weygand Plan (May 17–28)[edit]

Japanese-American Grocer, 1942

Tanker Dixie Tow Torpedoed in "Second Happy Time" Off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina