WWII Photography

WWII Photography

A mix of portraits, wartime snapshots, and candid photos.

Ambrose R. Canty My Grandfather and the Inspiration for this Blog Assistant Tank Driver, 777th Tank Battalion, 69th Division

Ambrose R. Canty
My Grandfather and the Inspiration for this Blog
Assistant Tank Driver, 777th Tank Battalion, 69th Division

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USMC Paramarine Henry Allen House in WWII

88th Division Soldier Wearing Tanker Jacket

88th Division Soldier Wearing Tanker Jacket

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A Tuskegee Airman Portrait: Polk’s Studio – Tuskegee Institute, Alabama

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Unknown US Medic w/ M1 Quad Panel Helmet
Unknown US Medic w/ M1 Quad Panel Helmet
Mediterranean Allied Air Forces Patch Visible
4th Armored Division

4th Armored Division

Black Soldier w/ M1 Carbine
Black Soldier w/ M1 Carbine
675th Glider Regiment, 11th Airborne Paratrooper
675th Glider Regiment, 11th Airborne Paratrooper
Black Soldier w/ Helmet
Black Soldier w/ Helmet
Rare 100th Division Black Combat Soldier w/ Purple Heart and CIB
Rare 100th Division Black Combat Soldier w/ Purple Heart and CIB
1st Armored Division Veteran

1st Armored Division Veteran

Ervin G. Collins of 391 Liverpool Ave, Pawtucket, RI posing w/ 9th AAF Patch and Helmet
Ervin G. Collins of 391 Liverpool Ave, Pawtucket, RI posing w/ 9th AAF Patch and Helmet
WWII Snapshots – Assorted Wartime Views
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A Sad Reunion at Dachau

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Henry Behrens

Henry Behrens

102nd Division Soldier in Color

Walter A. Huff, Marine Pilot

Rare Snapshot of Lee Marvin During WWII

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9th Armored Division Photo of Captured Child Soldiers

USAAF Enlisted Mechanic in New Zealand in Color

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World War Two Studio Portraits

(Many of these are amateur ETO taken postcard printed versions)

675th Glider Regiment, 11th Airborne Paratrooper

675th Glider Regiment, 11th Airborne Paratrooper

Unknown ANC Veteran RPPC

Unknown ANC Veteran RPPC

272nd Medical Detachment, 69th Division I have the identities of the men in the photos - please ask for specifics

272nd Medical Detachment, 69th Division
I have the identities of the men in the photos – please ask for specifics

WWII Artist John R. Nobria's Pratt Institute Class Photo ca. 1949

WWII Artist John R. Nobria’s Pratt Institute Class Photo ca. 1949

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555th TRIPLE NICKLES African-American Paratrooper Boxing Team

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Wesel, Germany – March 25th, 1945 – Photographed By: 363rd Photographic Recon Technical Squadron (response to reddit post)

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388th Bomb Group B-17 Pilot Lt. Noah C. Thompson of Essex, VT                Personally flew the “Five Grand” home after the war.

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Russian-US Linkup Party on April 25th, 1945; Soldiers and medics of the 272nd Infantry Regiment celebrate with Russian allies

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WWII 69th Infantry Division Christmas Card 1944

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Sgt. Burnett D. Haynes, 319th BS, 90th BG

 

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272nd Infantry Regiment at Torgau Linkup

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Body of Mussolini

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Body of Mussolini 2

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Pilot ID Photos – GIF Version

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4th Infantry Division Medics in Luxembourg in 1944

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Tuskegee Airman Luther Smith Unpublished Portrait Headshot

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82nd Airborne Jump – Fort Benning ca.1948 (note three panel medic helmet)

12 thoughts on “WWII Photography

  1. Awesome pictures. My dad was with the 8th Air Force in WW2 and he had some really great stories to tell. I am a former Marine ( Viet Nam). Would like to thank all vets for serving.

  2. Hi. Do you have any images of “The push” before The Battle of the Bulge WWII? OR/AND I company commanded by Radzwich? Looking for pictures overall of 101st Army Yankee Division, 26th Div., Company I in the Pacific

  3. Remarkable photos. My maternal grandfather was in company C of 777th Tank Battalion. I see you have the roster of the 272d attached to 69th ID. Wondering if you have roster of men in company c, 777th?

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