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...victory of the democracies can only be complete with the
utter defeat of the war machines
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Map of Japanese military advances, until mid-1942 - By Original Author: User:San Jose Derivative Author: Dead Mary [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia Commons.

Map of Japanese military advances, until mid-1942

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Second World War Asia 1937-1942 Map.

 

 

Never was so much owed by so many to so few

- British Prime Minister Winston Churchill on 20 August 1940 -
Second World War Europe Animation - By San Jose [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)],via Wikimedia Commons.

Second World War Europe Animation.

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European theatre of World War II animation map, 1939-1945 — Red: Western Allies and Soviet Union after 1941; Green: Soviet Union before 1941; Blue: Axis Powers.

(Source: This is a featured picture on the German language Wikipedia.)

 

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Picture: Header, Original Caption: Down the ramp of a Coast Guard Landing barge
Yankee soldiers storm toward the beach-sweeping fire of Nazi defenders in the D-Day Invasion of the French Coast.
Troops ahead may be seen lying flat under the deadly machine gun resistance of the Germans.
Soon the Nazis were driven back under the overwhelming Invasion forces thrown in from Coast Guard and Navy amphibious craft.
[Courtesy of National Archives at College Park - Still Pictures (RDSS)(513173)] Public Domain Mark 1.0 (Edited: Artistic Blur by Graeme Watson, 2016)