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A US Marine carries his 1919 Browning machine gun during the freezing Korean winter during the Battle of Chosin Reservoir in December 1950.
An American Vietnam veteran, hired as a security guard in Rhodesia by ranchers, poses with his Uzi, Africa, 1970s.
Headhunting: British Royal Marine hods the heads of Communist insurrectionists cut by a local Malay tracker, as was their tradition, during the Maylan Emergency in the 1950’s.
A 'spotter' at a 3.7-inch anti-aircraft gun site, in December 1942. (Imperial War Museum, IWM)
American troops aboard a landing craft heading to the beaches of Oran, in Algeria, during Operation Torch, on November 1942.
Carrie Fisher when she was 20, 1976.
Japanese military woman posing leaning against an M4A3E8 Sherman of the new Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force (陸上自衛隊, Rikujō Jieitai), 1950s.
A crew from the 16th/5th Lancers, 6th Armored Division, clean the gun barrel of their Crusader tank at El Aroussa in Tunisia, May 1943. (Imperial War Museum, IWM)
British soldiers admire the Caryatids on the Acropolis while sight-seeing in Athens, October 1944. (Imperial War Museum, IWM)
Dinner party for French soldiers with severe facial injuries (Gueules cassées) received during WWI, taken by Henri Manuel in 1925.
British paratroopers prepare for a practice jump from an RAF Dakota based at Down Ampney in Wiltshire, April 1944. (Imperial War Museum, IWM)
Brazilian CV-35 tankettes of the Esquadrão de Auto-Metralhadoras (Self-Propelled Machine Gun Squadron) lined up during the maneuvers of 1940, Rio de Janeiro, then capital of Brazil.
US Army female soldier during Exercis REFORGER 85, in Germany, 1985.
Josephine Baker posing with awards for service in the French Resistance, including the coveted Légion d'honneur, 1960.
Russian soldiers enjoying a brief lull in the battle with a guitar and song, First Chechen War 1994-1996.
Tehran university students in 1971.
Brazilian soldiers having a snowball fight in northern Italy during winter, late 1944 or early 1945. The dog was adopted by the soldiers.
On this day in 1941, Stalin ordered the traditional October Revolution Parade while Axis forces are near Moscow, 7 November 1941. Stalin delivered a speech to the soldiers on the parade on Red Square who would go to battle immediately after the parade.
The temple of Olympian Zeus in Athens, Greece, 1880.
Israeli paratroopers from the 55th Paratrooper Brigade run towards the gate of the old city of Jerusalem, June 7, 1967.
Soviet Naval Infantry with their characteristically black uniforms and striped shirts (Telnyashka), 1970's. The Lieutenant-Colonel in front has the Soviet parachute badge.
US soldier with an experimental camouflage uniform and flamethrower at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, in the United States, 1942.
Robert K. Brown, founder of Soldier of Fortune magazine (SOF), and a mujahideen photographed by Phill Foley in Afghanistan, 1980's.
Russian soldier burning completely worthless Soviet money in Chechnya, 1995.
Peruvian Army Commandos rushing into action in the assault of Chavín de Huántar, the liberation of the hostages at the Japanese embassy in Lima, the capital of Peru, on April 22, 1997. They have Israeli Uzis and OR-201 helmets.
French paratroopers from a mortar unit in Dien Bien Phu, Indochina, 1954.
Queen Fawzia Fuad of Iran and Princess of Egypt, c. 1939. Also known as Fawzia Chirine, she was an Egyptian princess who became Queen of Iran as the first wife of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran.
Along the Pétit lac, soldiers of the 5e Régiment Étranger d'Infanterie (5e REI), wearing the conspicuous képi blanc of Légionnaires, parade on Bastille Day in Hanoi, French Indochina, on July 14, 1954.
Astronaut Anna Fisher in the Marshall Space Flight Center simulator, Alabama, USA, in 1980.
A South Korean police officer measures the length of a fellow woman police officer's skirt, 1973.
Colombian soldiers guiding freed hostages during the siege of the Palace of Justice in Bogotá, Colombia, 7 November 1985.
A Vietnamese paratrooper from the 3e BPVN (3ème Bataillon de Parachutistes Viêtnamiens, "bawouans"), brings a fellow combatant - wounded in the face - into cover during the battle for Banh-Hine-Siu against the Viet Minh, in Laos, 9 January 1954. (More photos in the comments)
The last Viêt-Minh defenders on the rock of Ninh-Binh are captured by the Algerian tirailleurs of the 2e BM/1er RTA, in the aftermath of the Red River Offensive, Tonkin, northern Indochina, May 1951. (More photos in the comments)
American soldiers being taken prisoner in a Chinese counterattack on Triangle Hill, Korea, October - November 1952.
Hungarian soldiers, one of them showing his Danuvia 39M submachine gun, in the Carpathians, 1944.
Portrait of a Romanian soldier, Army of the Socialist Republic of Romania, 1970's.
General Arnaldo Ochoa (center) posing with other Cuban officers in Angola, 1975.
British prisoners of war (POW) guarded by Chinese soldiers of the People's Volunteer Army (PVA) in Korea, early 1950's.
German soldiers supervise French troops laying down their weapons in the aftermath of the Siege of Lille, on 31 May 1940.
Be a Man Among Men: Rhodesian C Squadron, 22 Special Air Service (22 SAS) during a jump flight, 1970's.
Parachute folding by French Army woman of the PFAT (Personnel Féminin de l'Armée de Terre), next to a poster of a French Para shouting "En avant!", photographed by Camus Daniel for ECPAD in Tonkin, northern Indochina, March 1954. (More photos in the comments)
French and Vietnamese paratroopers of Bigeard's 6e BPC (6e Bataillon de Parachutistes Coloniaux) on a forced march from Tu Lê to the Black River, Tonkin, Indochina, October 1952.
5.5-inch gun crew from 75th (Shropshire Yeomanry) Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery, in action in Italy, September 1943. (Imperial War Museum, IWM)
Column of Brazilian M41B Walker Bulldog tanks moving through the streets of Rio de Janeiro during the constitutional military coup d'état in Brazil, on 31 March 1964.
A Type 4 15-cm-howitzer of the Imperial Japanese Army in action in China, 1937.
American soldiers of the 119th Infantry Regiment are taken prisoner by members of Kampfgruppe Peiper in Stoumont during the Battle of the Bulge, 19 December 1944. The Waffen-SS soldier on the left is Sturmbannfuhrer Josef Diefenthal.
Parachute folding by French Army women, PFAT (Personnel Féminin de l'Armée de Terre), photographed by Camus Daniel for ECPAD in Tonkin, northern Indochina, March 1954. (More photos in the comments)
A French Army platoon of 7th company, 2/13e Régiment de Tirailleurs Sénégalais (RTS) on parade before a patrol at Fort National, in Larbaa Nath Irathen, French Algeria, 7 november 1956.
Cuban marines with the Soviet-style black uniform in the 1970's.
The Latvian SS Volunteer Legion on parade celebrating the 25th anniversary of National Latvia Day, 18 November 1943.
Sandinista rebels man a barricade, one of them playing a clarinet, during the fighting for the city of Matagalpa, in central Nicaragua, during the final offensive conducted by the FSLN against Samoza's National Guard, June 1979.
Brazilian sailors, armed with FN49 rifles, parade on the first anniversary of the 1964's military coup, on 1st April 1965.
Rosa Luxemburg's tomb guarded by soldiers from the Friedrich Engels Guard Regiment, Guard Regiment 1 of the Nationale Volksarmee (NVA) of the German Democratic Republic (DDR), 1980's.
Mussolini wielding the Sayf al-Islam or Sword of Islam in 1937.
Paraguayan artillery officers with Lieutenant-Colonel Raul Langlois, artillery adviser of the French Military Mission in Paraguay, Second Battery of the 1st Mountain Artillery Group, Paraguayan Army, Asunción, in 1929.
Portuguese soldiers, one of them with a cross on his chest, during the Guerra do Ultramar (Overseas War) in Africa, 1960's.
Soldier from the Walloon Legion ("Légion Wallonie") observes two crosses of two fallen comrades on the Eastern Front, 1942-1943. Photo from Gen. Leon Degrelle's private archive, now Phoenix Europe archive; courtesy of Madame Brevet Degrelle.
French paratroopers of Bigeard's 6e BPC during Operation Hirondelle, the Lang Son incursion in north Vietnam, Indochina, June-July 1952. From left to right: Sergent-Chef Balliste, Sergent Gosse and Adjudant Prigent (all three later died at Dien Bien Phu), and Corporal Cazeneuve.
A North Vietnamese soldier disposes of dud bombs on the Tham Me Pass, Route 128, Laos, 1971. Photo by Vuong Khanh Hong, printed by VKH in Hanoi.
Russian tank against Grozny's landscape in January 2000.
Brazilian M41B Walker Bulldog on Independence Day during the military regime, Rio de Janeiro, 7 September 1972. The celebration of 150 years of the Independence of Brazil was marked by the return of Dom Pedro I's remains.
Advance of soldiers in a rice field in Tonkin, French Indochina, 14-15 September 1952. In the foreground is Jean Leriche, cameraman at the French press information service (service presse information, SPI).
Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev (black hat), and Marshal Nikolai Bulganin review an Afghan honor guard wearing old German uniforms and helmets, on their arrival in Kabul, Afghanistan, on December 15, 1955.
German and Soviet officers salute the Nazi war flag (Reichskriegsflagge) during the German–Soviet military parade in Brest-Litovsk, Poland, 22 September 1939.
French paratrooper of the 3e BPC is shot during the assault on support point 24 in Na San, northerhn Indochina, on December 1st, 1952.
Mass landing of Soviet paratroopers during the major military exercise in Kiev, in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, then part of the USSR, in 1935. This mass launch of paratroopers impressed foreign observers and accelerated interest in paratrooper forces.
Soviet Army soldiers in the turret of a tank at an outpost during sunset in Afghanistan, September 1984. (Photo by Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP)
Portrait of Soviet border guard V. Kapralov as he attends the reception at the Central Committee of the Komsomol and political department of the KGB troops in honor of Border Guard Day, 1981.
German paratrooper showing his Uzi submachine gun to Defense Minister Franz Josef Strauss during the autumn maneuvers of the Bundeswehr in 1959. The paratrooper is wearing the Fallschirmjäger helmet.
Soviet marines put on a hand-to-hand combat demonstration during a military review held for Soviet citizens and visiting American sailors visiting Vladivostok as part of a United States/Soviet goodwill exchange program, 1st September 1990.
Renault R 35 disembarking from a ferry off the French coast during German training for Operation Sea Lion (Unternehmen Seelöwe), 1940. (ECPAD)
Soldiers of the infamous "Somoza's Guard", the Nicaraguan National Guard loyal to Anastasio Somoza, prepare to attack Sandinista rebel positions in Masaya, Nicaragua, 1979. They are equipped with Israeli OR-201 helmets and are armed with IMI Galil and M1 Garand rifles.
A Shinhoto Chi-Ha tank entering the gates of Hengyang during Operation Ichi Go, in China, August 1944.
Damaged Egyptian M22 Locust during Operation Assaf, Israel, 5-7 December 1948. From the album of Yitzhak Sadeh.
Filipino soldiers controlling crowds in front of the Malacanang Palace during the People Power Revolution, February 22–25, 1986. (Photo by Alex Bowie)
Tirailleurs from the 5th company of the 2e BM/1er RTA inspect the church of Ninh-Binh, destroyed by mortars and recoilless guns from the Viet-Minh besiegers who harassed 73 men of the naval commando "François" entrenched in the building, Tonkin, Indochina, June 1951.
A Marine Scout Sniper duo during a field exercise at the USMC Marine Corps Development and Education Command at Quantico, Virginia, June 11, 1986. (10 photos in the comments)
Soviet Naval Infantry (Marines) submachine gunners fighting for the settlement of Ordzhonikidze (Vladikavkaz) during the Battle for the Caucasus, November 1942.
Nazi collaborators Haj Amin al-Husseini, the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, and Mile Budak meeting in occupied Sarajevo, 1943.
German Waffen-SS captured by the British 8th Corps in Normandy, June 1944.
Paratroopers of the 890th Parachute Battalion in dens at Mitla Pass, initial movement of Operation Kadesh, October 29, 1956. Photo by Avraham Vered for the Israeli army newspaper Ba'machane, colorized.
Brazilian paratroopers photographed by Dmitri Kessel from LIFE Magazine, in the publication Brazilian Essay, of 1957. (60 photos in the comments)
German Assault Troops (Stosstruppen / Stormtroopers) with 9 American prisoners of war (marked with "X") near Bathelémont, France, 3 November 1917.
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