During 6 years of LIFE magazine photo made more military than at least some other publication on the planet. 13 thousand 21 days of the photographer, and more than half are still held by them in war zones.
Since the end of the war many years have passed, but the feeling of power that embodied in these pictures, niskolechko not weakened. We admire the courage of the people whose unity of spirit and zeal for the common goal of supporting the light of hope in the most languid times.
1. Marines take cover from the fire on the top of the mound on Iwo Jima, March 1945. (W. Eugene Smith-Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)
2. Man. Dame. Farewell. And there is no belief that he will return … New-york, 1944. (Alfred Eisenstaedt-Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)
3. The funnel of the German bombs in central London, 1940. (William Vandiver-Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)
4. Americans, half-buried under the sand on the beach in Ban newest Guinea, in February 1943. (George Strock-Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)
5. Sculpture of freedom, 1942. (Andreas Feininger-Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)
6. Ladies Army Corps at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, June 1942. General Douglas MacArthur called them his best fighters. (Andreas Feininger-Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)
7. The picture then caught by LIFE, made Hitler's personal photographer at the parade in 1939. Hitler welcomed the Luftwaffe pilots who fought on the side of Francisco Franco's Nationalists in civilian war in Spain. (Hugo Jaeger-Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)
8. Soldier marching past the grandstand during the celebration of Hitler's 50th birthday, April 20, 1939. (Hugo Jaeger-Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)
9. Austrians welcomed Hitler in 1939. Specifically, these expressions on the faces of people and led to Hitler's thoughts on the millennial Reich at any cost. (Hugo Jaeger-Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)
10. South American marine holding a baby excavated from the rubble during the stripping of caves from the Japanese on Saipan Peninsula, Summer 1944. (W. Eugene Smith-Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)
11. Baseball game in St. Louis in the summer of 1943.
12. The pilots of 99 Squadron — the first squadron of African-American in the history of the U.S. Air Force — heed clarification lieutenant in 1942. (Gabriel Benzur-Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)
13. Welder at the shipyard corrects glasses before you can continue. October 1943. (Bernard Hoffma-Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)
14. Corpsman George Lott was wounded in both arms, in November 1944. Photographer Ralph Morse was delighted with the highest level of medical care given to the wounded. (Ralph Morse-Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)
15. Marines on the peninsula Saipan 1944 year. This picture was elected the U.S. Postal Service to print stamps on the memorial of the 2002 Series. (W. Eugene Smith-Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)
16. Pieces of the plane on the shore of Iwo Jima, March 1945. (W. Eugene Smith-Time & Life Pictures/ Getty Images)
17. South American artillerymen on Saipan, 1944. (Peter Stackpole-Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)
18. Americans next to the corpse of the Japanese soldier on Iwo Jima. Iwo Jima — the only peninsula in the Pacific, fighting for the total loss of the Japanese who were less American. Dead, but Japan has lost more people than America. (W. Eugene Smith-Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)
19. South American troops in the UK the other day Operation Overlord, 1944. (Frank Scherschel-Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)
20. U.S. Marine before landing on Guadalcanal, the end of 1942. Victory at Guadalcanal in February 1943 was a turning point in the war in the Pacific. (Joe Scherschel-Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)
21. Americans in the Philippines celebrate the unquestioning surrender land of the rising sun, in August 1945. (Carl Mydans-Time & Life Pictures /Getty Images)
22. The end of the second World War, August 14, 1945. Times Square, New-york. (Carl Mydans-Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)