Historical Images

Marine Sniper with a Springfield 1903A1 and Unertl 8-power scope. Note the length and size of the objective lens.

Allied Snipers in 15 Extraordinary Photographs during WWII

Photographical journey through the Allied snipers of World War II. Most photographs depict British and, or Canadian Snipers using the British Lee Enfield. Allied Snipers of World War II A sniper demonstrating his camouflage (note: German Waffen-SS Camo Pattern: named unofficially “Early Plane Tree”) at a sniper school in a French village, 27 July 1944. The …

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Members of 12th Parachute Battalion, 5th Parachute Brigade, 6th Airborne Division, enjoy a cup of tea after fighting their way back to their own lines near Ranville after three days behind enemy lines, 10 June 1944.

British Army during the Invasion of Normandy

The invasion of Normandy, codename “Operation Overlord”, in 1944 through the eyes of the British Army. Operation Overlord was the code name for the Battle of Normandy, the Allied operation that launched the successful invasion of German-occupied western Europe during World War II. The operation commenced on 6 June 1944 with the Normandy landings (Operation Neptune, …

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M-10 Tank Destroyer passing through an unknown German Town in 1945, you can see the town's church damaged by shell blasts.

Amazing WWII Photographs you’ve never seen before

Argunners will be publishing a series of amazing WWII photographs recently uncovered from the archives of General Charles Day Palmer, who was a four-star General. Most of the photographs were confidential photographs taken by the U.S. Signal Corps not fit for publication, Brig. Gen. was allowed to have them for private use after censoring (names of …

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Liberation of Amsterdam, Netherlands. Celebration on May 8, 1945.

Amsterdam Then & Now by Koos Winkelman

Argunners Magazine is able to present you stunning Then & Now photographs from Amsterdam, Netherlands. The photos were taken by Koos Winkelman from Netherlands himself, who enjoys to travel and photographing places that once were part of (a bloody) history. Koos Winkelman was raised in Arnhem so the Second World War II became a part …

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The Lost Tommies of World War I in Colour

In 2011 a team of researchers, led by Australian journalist Ross Coulthart made an incredible discovery, when they uncovered a collection of hundreds of photographs from World War One. The photographs were taken by a French couple, Louis and Antoinette Thuillier during the First World War and are a fantastic and very natural collection of …

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Battle of the Bulge - Now & Then image Kaiserbaracke

Stunning Then & Now Photographs from the Battle of the Bulge

World Wara Magazine is able to present you stunning Then & Now photographs from the Battle of the Bulge. The photos were taken by Koos Winkelman from the Netherlands, who enjoys traveling and photographing places that once were part of (a bloody) history.  The Battle of the Bulge started on December 16, 1944, and ended …

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Story behind a famous Stalingrad photograph

It’s an image you have seen thousands of times while searching or viewing media from the Battle of Stalingrad. However do you know who this officer is? And why one of his award is broken? Meet … Friedrich Winkler. Friedrich Konrad Winkler was born on August 22, 1909 in Worms, Germany. He was a professional soldier …

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A northern aerial view of the "Boneyard" of the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz (Credits: U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III)

The biggest aircraft Boneyard in the world

Rows after rows of once-majestic aircraft are lined up at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in the baking heat of Arizona’s Tucson desert, left abandoned in piles of metal. This is where planes go to rest – a 2,600-acre patch of U.S. desert where several generations of military aircraft are stored by the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and …

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Making war necessary destruction.

Liberation & War Destruction in unseen photographs

Argunners Magazine published a series of amazing WWII photographs recently uncovered from the archives of General Charles Day Palmer, who was a four-star General. Most of the photographs were confidential photographs taken by the U.S. Signal Corps not fit for publication, Brig. Gen. was allowed to have them for private use after censoring (names of places etc.). …

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