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World War II was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, involving the vast majority of the world’s countries—including all the great powers—forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis.

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Pearl Harbour Gallery Updated

Posted on November 21, 2020 by LieutenantClone

I just finished a complete overhaul of the Pearl Harbor Raid gallery. 56 of the 59 photos have been updated with larger, high resolution photographs, and some of the me are absolutely stunning, so why not check it out?

War In Photos Gets A Facelift

Posted on November 18, 2020 by LieutenantClone

Welcome to the newly redesigned warinphotos.com! The new design sports a fully responsive mobile-friendly layout, improved gallery pages which should be more pleasant to navigate, and improved photo pages which allow a larger and more prominent view of the photo.

In addition to the redesign, I have begun updating the galleries with higher quality, higher resolution copies of the existing photos, in many cases increasing the resolution by 3-4 times! The Tanks and D-Day galleries have already been totally overhauled, so check those out, and the rest of the galleries will be updated in the coming weeks.

If you have any feedback on the new design, it is always welcome via our contact page.

New Domain Name

Posted on November 2, 2013 by LieutenantClone

I registered a new domain name for this website today:
warphotos.basnetworks.net is now known as warinphotos.com!

I was meaning to register a proper domain name for a long time, but couldn't decide on one. Last week warinphotos.com popped in my head, sounded perfect, and wasn't already taken, so here we go! More updates incoming soon.

Website Update

Posted on January 1, 2011 by LieutenantClone

Today I rolled out a new update to the website. Most noticeably the layout and theme of the site has been tweaked and optimized, and hopefully looks a lot nicer. I removed support for "tags", because they were cluttery and not very useful, and added a search box to the search results page.

The rest of the updates are changes to the back-end systems which will allow me to upload photos faster, and with more control.

Sorry for the lack of updates lately, hopefully more photos will be coming soon!

LCT landing at Utah Beach

LCT landing at Utah Beach

An American LCT (Landing Craft Tank) lands at Utah Beach full of troops during the D-Day invasion of Normandy, June 6th 1944.

Tribute to USS Arizona

Tribute to USS Arizona

USS Bennington passes the wreck of USS Arizona (BB-39) in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Memorial Day, May 31rst 1958. Bennington's crew is in formation on the flight deck, spelling out a tribute to the Arizona's crewmen who were lost in the December 7th 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

Note the outline of Arizona's hull and the flow of oil from her fuel tanks.

Rescuing a survivor

Rescuing a survivor

U.S. Navy sailors in a motor launch rescue a survivor from the water alongside the sunken USS West Virginia (BB-48) during or shortly after the Japanese air raid on Pearl Harbor.

USS Tennessee (BB-43) is inboard of the sunken battleship.

Note extensive distortion of West Virginia´s lower midships superstructure, caused by torpedo hits below. Also note 5"/25 gun, still partially covered with canvas, boat crane swung outboard and empty boat cradles near the smokestacks, and base of radar antenna atop West Virginia´s (BB-48) foremast.

Note: This is a color-tinted version, not an actual color photograph.

Everyone Off!

Everyone Off!

Infantrymen of the 1/5 Mahratta Light Infantry jumping from a Sherman tank of The Calgary Regiment during a tank-infantry training course, Florence, Italy, August 28th 1944.

Break Out the Maps

Break Out the Maps

Major Irwin, Officer Commanding "C" Squadron, The Ontario Regiment, conferring with personnel of the squadron on the right flank of the Paterno front, Italy, August 3rd 1943.