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By HAL BERNTON, Seattle Times SEATTLE (AP) — Gunter Grawe spent three years as a German prisoner of war in western Washington, a World War II incarceration he recalls not with rancor, but gratitude…

WWII German POW returns to say Thanks – Intermission Story (27)

German POWs harvest sugar beets for eighty cents a day while interned in an American POW camp. These krauts were treated a hell of a lot better than Allied POWs, but that is likely not taught in the P/C censored history books of

From the series "Conditions in Berlin after the War:" Two young women read the newspaper in front of the writing "Fuer Juden verboten" (Jews prohibited) in Berlin, Germany, December 1945. Photo: Deutsche Fotothek / Fritz Eschen - NO WIRE SERVICE

From the series "Conditions in Berlin after the War:" Two young women read the newspaper in front of the writing "Fuer Juden verboten" (Jews prohibited) in Berlin, Germany, December Photo: Deutsche Fotothek / Fritz Eschen - NO WIRE SERVICE

Exhausted U. Marines rest by the side of the road in the bombed ruins of Essen. The industrial German city of Essen was a target of Allied strategic bombing. The city’s Krupp factory and Emil coking.

William Vandivert, A young Russian child getting something to eat in a Displaced Persons Camp during World War II, Germany, April 1945.

A young Russian child getting something to eat in a Displaced Persons Camp during World War II, Germany, April 1945 - William Vandivert

For one time only, Germans and Allies fought together in WWII. Andrew Roberts on a story so wild that it has to be made into a movie.

World War II’s Strangest Battle: When Americans and Germans Fought Together

For one time only, Germans and Allies fought together in WWII. Andrew Roberts on a story so wild that it has to be made into a movie.

With this photo I achieved the point I always wanted to achieve when it comes to colouring. I don't think I will ever be able to repeat that.   My friend said it looks like taken in the 1990s.

Their Imperial Highnesses, The Grand Duchesses, The Romanov Sisters: Olga, Tatiana and Maria.

fallschirmjager: “ Fallschirmjager with a “Panzerschreck” outside of Carentan June 1944. ” pin by Paolo Marzioli

Fallschirmjager with a “Panzerschreck” outside of Carentan June Wwii, Fallschirmjager

The first landing wave on Omaha Beach becomes pinned down; U.S. Rangers begin to scale Pointe-du-Hoc.

“Not believing Rangers could scale cliff under fire, Germans report "enemy warships shoot rope ladders which attach.

The Goebbels children --parents killed them with cyanide and then committed suicide Berlin Germany 1945

Bodies of the six Goebbels children, who were poisoned by their parents, Paul Joseph Goebbels, a German politician and Reich Minister of Propaganda in Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Magda Goebbels. Their parents committed suicide after.

1944- Moroccan soldier drags a German flag through the street following the fall of Mulhouse, France, to the Allies.

WWII Soldier Drags German Flga thru Captured City of Mulhouse Orig Press Photo

1944- Moroccan soldier drags a German flag through the street following the fall of Mulhouse, France, to the Allies.

American Painting Factory where artists were hired by the Federal Art Project to turn out portraits of war heroes pg 51 LIFE magazine 17 Aug 1942 issue

American Painting Factory where artists were hired by the Federal Art Project to turn out portraits of war heroes × pg 51 LIFE magazine 17 Aug 1942 issue

On May 21, Colonel Bird, Commandant of Belsen Camp, gave the order for the last hut at Belsen Concentration Camp to be burned. A rifle salute was fired in honour of the dead, the British flag was run up at the same moment as a flame-thrower set fire to the last hut. A German flag and portrait of Hitler went up in flames inside the hut in June of 1945.

"The last barrack at Belsen concentration camp burned" (A rifle salute was fired in honor of the dead. British flag was run up at the same moment as a flame-thrower set fire. A German flag and portrait of Hitler went up in flames inside the barrack)

Lt. General Robert C. Richardson, Jr was born in Charleston and was named Commanding General of US Army Forces in the Pacific Ocean Areas during WWII.

General Robert C. Richardson, Jr was born in Charleston and was named Commanding General of US Army Forces in the Pacific Ocean Areas during WWII.

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