Штурман 624-го штурмового авиационного полка капитан Н.В. Максимов.Всего за время войны совершил 159 боевых вылетов на штурмовике Ил-2, в воздушных боях лично сбил 6 самолетов противника. За мужество и героизм, проявленные в боях, Указом Президиума Верховного Совета СССР от 27 июня 1945 года майору Максимову Николаю Васильевичу присвоено звание Героя Советского Союза с вручением ордена Ленина и медали «Золотая Звезда».
A powerful image Soviet Flag raised above the Reichstag [Berlin, Soviet Union soldiers Raqymzhan Qoshqarbaev, and Georgij Bulatov raising the flag on the roof of Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany in May, The photograph was taken by Yevgeny Khaldei.
Shows how Hitler manipulated children into his plan of destruction. Child soldier - in desperation the Nazi's used many of these children often as fodder for front line diversionary actions. These children didn't have a chance.
Real-life Grave of the Fireflies: Stoic Japanese orphan, standing at attention having brought his dead younger brother to a cremation pyre, Nagasaki, by American photographer, Joe O’Donnell 1945 (One of the many sad things about war.
Marshal Georgy Zhukov, father of Soviet victory in poses for a relaxed outdoor portrait in the summer of The guns are now silent and the marshal's hair is grey. He entered the war with a full head of black hair.
"Members of an African-American mortar company of the Division pass the ammunition and heave it over at the Germans in an almost endless stream near Massa, Italy. This company is credited with liquidating several machine gun nests.
The courage to say no. The photo was taken in Hamburg in during the celebrations for the launch of a ship. In the crowed, one person refuses to raise his arm to give the Nazi salute. The man was August Landmesser.