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VE DAY IN LONDON, 8 MAY 1945. Two small girls waving their flags in the rubble of Battersea, snapped by an anonymous American photographer.

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from Mail Online

Was the Lusitania our war crime: 1,198 passengers died when the liner sank in 1915 - but was a German torpedo really to blame?

Lusitania--Sailing from New York to Liverpool, the pride of the Cunard fleet, Lusitania, nicknamed ‘the greyhound of the seas’, was sunk by a German torpedo off the Old Head of Kinsale, Southern Ireland on Friday 7th May, 1915. At the outbreak of war in August 1914, the Lusitania had been handed over to the Admiralty and sent to the Canada Dock, Liverpool, where she was equipped with twelve 6-inch guns. She entered the Admiralty fleet register as an armed auxiliary cruiser, and her armament…

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The American crew of this M36 90mm Tank Destroyer (90 mm Gun Motor Carriage) are seen here rolling up a Swastika flag they had found in the German town of Bitburg. The town was captured on February 28 1945.

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from TIME.com

Rare Color Photographs from the Trenches of World War I

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