Invasion of Normandy The Invasion of Normandy was the invasion by and establishment of Western Allied forces in Normandy, during Operation Overlord in 1944 during World War II; the largest amphibio… pin by Paolo Marzioli
Sergeant George Meyer looks in disbelief at the scars from six direct hits against an enemy Mark VI Tiger tank. The thick armor of the Tiger withstood the successive impacts during the desperate fighting in the Bulge.
Very Rare WWII Enigma Cipher Machine. This highly important three-rotor Enigma deciphering machine was used by the Nazis during World War II. It is believed that acquisition of an Enigma, and the subsequent deciphering of the German codes by the Allies, shortened the war in Europe by at least two years. Examples of Enigma machines are exceptionally rare and almost all known models are in museums.
The standard prime mover for the 105mm Howitzer M2A1 was the 2 1 / 2 -ton truck, usually the GMC short-wheelbase CCKW-352, like the one seen here during the Operation Torch landings in North Africa in November 1942.