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  • THE CENTRAL PACIFIC FRONT 1943-1945

    THE CENTRAL PACIFIC FRONT 1943-1945

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    NYF 72958

    Okinawa, April - June 1945: American Marines advance towards a Japanese army barracks in Shuri in the south of Okinawa.

  • THE SOUTH WEST PACIFIC FRONT 1943 - 1945

    THE SOUTH WEST PACIFIC FRONT 1943 - 1945

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    NYP 18995

    The Capture of New Britain, December 1943 - May 1944: US troops 'dig in' after the landing on Los Negros.

  • OPERATION 'MARKET GARDEN' - THE BATTLE FOR ARNHEM, SEPTEMBER 1944

    OPERATION 'MARKET GARDEN' - THE BATTLE FOR ARNHEM, SEPTEMBER 1944

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    CL 1156

    Allied airborne forces crossing the Channel on their way to Holland, 17 September 1944. At the top are British Horsas on their way to Arnhem, while US Waco gliders and C-47s can be seen below.

  • THE ARDENNES OFFENSIVE 16 DECEMBER 1944 - 28 JANUARY 1945

    THE ARDENNES OFFENSIVE 16 DECEMBER 1944 - 28 JANUARY 1945

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    EA 47945

    The German Counter Offensive 16-22 December 1944: Two American soldiers, Thomas Richardson and G Leach, examining a German parachute found in the forest. The Germans hoped to spread confusion by infiltrating small groups of specially-trained English...

  • Boots, ankle length russet leather: US Army

    Boots, ankle length russet leather: US Army

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 13161

    The Americans produced a wide variety of standard, protective, and specialist footwear for their soldiers during the Second World War. Standard soldiers' boots were classified as 'Shoes, Service' and were initially made of russet brown...

  • ammunition pouch, 30 round M16 magazines, nylon webbing, ALICE system

    ammunition pouch, 30 round M16 magazines, nylon webbing, ALICE system

    (Equipment)

    EQU 97

    pouch green nylon pouch, flap secured with black plastic quick release clip; integral grenade holder on both sides; white plastic stiffeners inside pouch; blackened metal belt clips

  • Necktie, M-1942 Olive Drab: O/Rs, US Army

    Necktie, M-1942 Olive Drab: O/Rs, US Army

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 13855

    Necktie of olive drab (khaki) mohair.

  • THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: PERSONALITIES

    THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: PERSONALITIES

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: United States Army official photographer

    EA 52043

    General Dwight D Eisenhower (centre), Supreme Commander-in-Chief, Allied Expeditionary Forces, meeting with Lieutenant General Omar N Bradley (right), Commanding General of the 12th US Army Group, and Lieutenant General George S Patton, Commanding...

  • Trousers, Service Dress ('Pinks'): Officer’s, US Army

    Trousers, Service Dress ('Pinks'): Officer’s, US Army

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 4789

    Pair of officer's service dress trousers of a lilac/grey-coloured shade.

  • UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES IN THE GULF WAR, 1991

    UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES IN THE GULF WAR, 1991

    part of "US EMBASSY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: American official photographer

    GLF 1145

    A United States airborne forces soldier training during an assault exercise in Saudi Arabia, prior to the launch of operations in Kuwait.

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