Troops of the 150th Infantry Division of the Red Army strike a pose on the steps of the ruined Reichstag in Berlin. In the foreground, the 14-year boy in uniform is the adopted son of the division's Artemenkov Regiment, May 1945.
U.S. troops aboard a landing craft head for the beaches during Operation Torch of the North African Campaign. Operation Torch was the joint British and American planned invasion (with additional support from soldiers and sailors of Free France, the Netherlands, Canada and Australia) of Axis-held French North African territories. Oran, Algeria. 8 November 1942.