The ruins of Cork city in Ireland after being set on fire by British auxiliaries known as ''Black and Tans'' who set the city on fire as revenge for IRA attacks on British forces in the region, 1920 History Book WW - I 46 Rhetorical Historical Photos of World War II You Must See By johan 2 months ago 75 years ago today (November 30th 1939) Soviet Union attacked Finland and Helsinki was one of the bombing targets. About 100 Helsinkians died on the first day of Winter War. A collection of sash weights which were used as shrapnel for the bomb. 1920 A girl standing amid the ruins of a V-2 attack, London, 1945. a Japanese plane during the torpedo attack on ships moored on both sides of Ford Island shortly after the beginning of the Pearl Harbor attack 1941 A Mitsubishi A6M Zero special attack aircraft diving for a Kamikaze attack on the carrier Lexington off the Philippines, 5 November 1944 A Portuguese gas sentry standing by SOS rockets used in the case of gas attacks at Neuve Chapelle 24 June 1917 A small boat rescues a USS West Virginia crew member from the water after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on December 7, 1941. Two men can be seen on the superstructure, upper center. A U.S. flag flies from the stern of the sunken battleship USS West Virginia after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 Aircraft prepare to launch from the Imperial Japanese Navy aircraft carrier Akagi during the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. An American Seaman looks at the charred corpse of a Japanese flier brought up from the bottom of Pearl Harbor . Anti-aircraft gunners of the United States Army who fired on the Japanese planes during the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, in Wheeler Field, Hawaii Battleships aflame on Battleship Row alongside Ford Island in the aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941 British troops fixing bayonets on the front line just before the attack. July 1916 City in Chechnya under attack, mid-1990 .While under attack of heavy machine gun fire from the German coastal defense forces, American soldiers wade ashore off the ramp of a U.S. Coast Guard landing craft, during the Allied landing operations at Normandy, France on D-Day, June 6, 1944. Dresden Germany bombing World War II Commuters board a tram in bomb-damaged Dresden, March 12, 1946 Dresden, Germany 1945. Central Dresden after allied incendiary bombs burned an estimated 25000 civilians to death .While under attack of heavy machine gun fire from the German coastal defense forces, American soldiers wade ashore off the ramp of a U.S. Coast Guard landing craft, during the Allied landing operations at Normandy, France on D-Day, June 6, 1944. Emergency personnel respond to the Tokyo subway sarin attack by the Aum Shinrikyo cult. Tokyo, Japan. March 20, 1995. Finnish soldiers man an Anti Aicraft gun on a armoured train during WW2 Forward magazine of the USS Shaw explodes during the Japanese Pearl Harbor attack December 7 1941 Heavy smoke spreads from the dunes littered with barbed wire, after an explosion near Cherbourg, France. Two soldiers huddle behind a wall. Photo taken Summer, 1944. Dresden Germany bombing World War II Commuters board a tram in bomb-damaged Dresden, March 12, 1946 Hovering U.S. Army helicopters pour machine gun fire into the tree line to cover the advance of South Vietnamese ground troops in an attack on a Viet Cong camp 18 miles north of Tay Ninh, Vietnam, northwest of Saigon near the Cambodian border, March 1965 Imperial Aircraft Amagi after she capsized from air attacks on July 29, 1945 Kure naval base Japanese aircraft carriers Zuikaku & Kaga underway to attack Pearl Harbor, late Nov. 1941. Visible are Zuikagu's starboard 127 mm 40 Type 89 anti-aircraft guns with Kaga visible in the distance. Japanese film later captured by American forces, is taken aboard the Japanese aircraft carrier Zuikaku, just as a Nakajima Kate B-5N bomber is launc. Japanese sailors cling to the wreckage of the Type C Kaibokan escort No. 1 after an attack by North American B-2’s S of the Air Apaches Group near Amoy, China, on April 6, 1945 Japanese Special Forces, Ready to Attack During the Battle of Shanghai, 1937 KLM flight attendant displays her AR-10 rifle and parka. Two parts of over 150 pieces of polar survival gear issued to commercial aircrews Luritja man demonstrating method of attack with boomerang under cover of shiel.. New York Mayor John Francis Hylan visits the site of the bombing two days after the explosion. 18 step 1920 Oil burns on the waters of Pearl Harbor, near the naval air station, after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 Operation Catapult The Royal Navy attacks it's French allies to prevent the French fleet from being captured by the Nazis, 3rd July 1940 Ordnance on the destroyer USS Shaw explodes after being hit by Japanese bombs during the attack of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 Paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division advance in a snowstorm behind a tank in a move to attack the village of Herresbach, Belgium, 28 December 1944. Police and state troopers attack a civil rights march in Canton, Mississippi, 1966 Police officer examines the remains of a V-2's engine after a rocket attack on London. September 17th, 1944. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signing the declaration of war against Japan, in the wake of the attack on Pearl Harbor [2,173 × 2,731] 8 December 1941 Reporters running to the phones in the White House West Wing, after the Pearl Harbor attack, December 1941. Rescue workers help evacuate the Lunalilo High School in Honolulu after the roof of the main building was hit by a bomb during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941 RF-4C Phantom II destroyed during the enemy attack against Tan Son Nhut Air Base during the Tet Offensive, 31 January 1968 Sherman Firefly tanks move through the ruins of Kleve on their way to support the attack on Goch, Germany, 16 February 1945 Soldiers and police hold back onlookers following the bombing of Wall Street on September 16, 1920. Sometime around noon on Sept. 16, 1920, someone parked a horse-drawn wagon in front of 23 Wall Street, the headquarters of J.P. Morgan, steps from the New York Stock Exchange The aftermath of the rocket that hit Dalston Library on 4th January 1945. The battleships West Virginia and Tennessee burning after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, on December 7, 1941. The Italian submarine Giuseppe Finzi returning to Bordeaux, France, after participating in Operation Neuland (a joint German-Italian attack on Allied shipping in the Caribbeans), 31 March 1942. The Japanese aircraft carrier Zuikaku, seen in September of 1941. The Zuikaku would soon sail toward Hawaii, one of six aircraft carriers used in the attack by the Imperial Japanese Navy. The Japanese battleship Yamato explodes after persistent attacks from U.S. aircraft during the Battle of Okinawa on April 7, 1945 The northeast face of Two World Trade Center (south tower) after being struck by plane in the south face. Image is a cropped version of UA Flight 175 hits WTC south tower 9-11 11 September 2001 The ruins of Cork city in Ireland after being set on fire by British auxiliaries known as Black and Tans who set the city on fire as revenge for IRA attacks on British forces in the region, 1920 The USS California sinks into the mud of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The wreckage of a drug store smolders at Waikiki after attack by Japanese planes, Dec. 7 1941 Troops man a machine gun nest at Wheeler Field, which adjoins Schofield Barracks in Honolulu, after the Japanese attack on the island of Oahu, Dec. 7, 1941 Two wreaths mark the spot where persons were last seen and are believed to lie buried beneath the pile of rubble that was once a house in Dresden, Germany, 1945 during World War II. Two mass raids carried out by Allied bombers attacked Dresden on Feb. 13 and 14, killing 35,000 people. (AP Photo) U.S. A-20 Havoc of the 89th Squadron, 3rd Attack Group, at the moment it clears a Japanese merchant ship following a successful skip bombing attack. Wewak, New Guinea, March 1944 U.S. Navy, sailors stand among wrecked airplanes at Ford Island Naval Air Station as they watch the explosion of the USS Shaw in the background, duri.. U.S. planes attack Korean Railroad during Korean War, 1950 U.S. troops parachute into Honduras to protect the Contra fighters launching attacks into Nicaragua from the area. 1988 Sometime around noon on Sept. 16, 1920, someone parked a horse-drawn wagon in front of 23 Wall Street, the headquarters of J.P. Morgan, steps from the New York Stock Exchange U.S. troops parachute into Honduras to protect the Contra fighters launching attacks into Nicaragua from the area. 1988 US Sailors honor men killed during the December 7, 1941, Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Naval Air Station Kaneohe, and surrounding areas.. Women form a human chain to carry bricks used in the reconstruction of Dresden in March 1946 after allied bombing destroyed the.. Women form a human chain to carry bricks used in the reconstruction of Dresden in March 1946 after allied bombing destroyed the city in February 1945. The steeple of the wrecked Roman Catholic cathedral can be seen in the background. Young Japanese Americans, including several Army selectees, gather around a reporter's car in the Japanese section of San Francisco, Dec. 8, 1941 johan https://www.historicaldairy.com See author's posts Tags: 46 Rhetorical Historical Photos of World War II You Must See, Adolf Hitler, atomic bomb blast, celebrate V-J Day, D-Day beach landings, Germany's surrender, Hiroshima, historic, historic moments, historical, history, Japan surrender, Nagasaki, PHOTOS, pics, pictures, rare, Rare World War II Photos, Unbelievable World War II Photos, Unique Historical Photos, USS Arizona, Vintages, World War II, World War II Photos Continue Reading Previous Historical Photographs of Adolf HitlerNext 68 Historical Photos Not Suitable for History Books | Rarely seen historical Photos Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.