Beer and steak party! On the beach at Marble Mountain, pilots and aircrewmen not on the flight schedule take a much-needed break. The steaks aren’t visible, but the trash barrel is full of Carling Black Label cans. Note the concertina in the right background.

Beer and steak party! On the beach at Marble Mountain, pilots and aircrewmen not on the flight schedule take a much-needed break. The steaks aren’t visible, but the trash barrel is full of Carling.

The First South Carolina Volunteers were a Union Army Regiment of the American Civil War composed of escaped slaves from South Carolina and Florida. The regiment was re-designated the 33rd US Colored Infantry on February 8, 1864. They were unique in their designation as black troops fighting for the Union.

FIRST SOUTH CAROLINA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY Civil War Print by Don Troiani

South Carolina Volunteer Infantry (U.S Colored), First Sergeant, 1863 by Don Troiani

Another 'Shaky' Robert Capa photograph taken on Omaha Beach.   'Easy Red Sector', Omaha Beach - approx. 0700 on the 6th June 1944  Photographer Robert Capa landed at Easy Red Sector, Omaha Beach with the men of Easy Company, the 2nd battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, US Army 1st Division.

0700 on the June 1944 Photographer Robert Capa landed at Easy Red Sector, Omaha Beach with the men of Easy Company, the battalion, Infantry.

Omaha Beach on D-Day - the price paid for freedom. June 1944

Omaha Beach on D-Day - the price paid for freedom.THANK YOU FOR YOUR SACRIFICE salah satu neraka pasukan sekutu dalam PD 2 dmna bnyk prajurit US gugur saat merebut pantai tsb

WW1: Two soldiers cooking in a trench at Ovillers with a scrounged stove. July 1916. Note the elaborate arrangement for the chimney in an effort to avoid smoke rising perpendicular to the stove -- a telltale sign for enemy artillery observers.

July 1916 - Two soldiers cooking in a trench at Ovillers with a scrounged stove. Note the elaborate arrangement for the chimney in an effort to avoid smoke rising perpendicular to the stove. A telltale sign for enemy artillery observers.

An elevated view of the beach, crowded with Australian and New Zealand troops the day after the landing at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli. Ships can be seen in the background April 26, 1915. Australian War Memorial A03868.

prev pinner note: An elevated view of the beach, crowded with Australian and New Zealand troops the day after the landing at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli. Ships can be seen in the background 26 April Australian War Memorial WWI

Congratulations!

American military history was made Tuesday when Michelle Howard became the first woman in the U. Navy to be promoted to a four-star admiral. Howard was also named Vice Chief of Naval Operations.

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