Australian War Memorial image 079024. A 4.2 Inch mortar of the Australian Army's 101st Brigade Support Company in action during the 31st/51st Battalion's attack on Tsimba Ridge.
[amphibious Operations Against Japanese Stragglers on Ramree Island] [allocated] In order to speed the surrender of Japanese forces at Ramree town (on Ramree Island in the Arakan region of Burma) Royal Indian N... More
British mortars in action during the fighting for Meiktila in Burma, 28 February 1945. The Campaign in Mandalay February - March 1945: British mortars in action during the fighting for Meiktila.
British troops show off a souvenir Japanese flag captured at Ondaw, Burma, 12 February 1945. Troops show off a souvenir Japanese flag captured at Ondaw, 12 February 1945.
Men of an Indian forestry company use elephants to transport logs to be used to build boats for crossing the Chindwin River, Burma, 23 February 1945. Men of the an Indian forestry company use elephants to trans... More
Men of the 2nd Division disembark from boats having crossed the Irrawaddy river at Ngazun, Burma, 28 February 1945. Men of the 2nd Division disembark from boats having crossed the Irrawaddy river at Ngazun, 28 ... More
The British Army in Burma 1945 Troops of 53rd Infantry Brigade, 25th Indian Division landing on a river beach-head in the Arakan area near Ru-Yma, 16 February 1945.
The British Army in Burma 1945 Private Britland and Private Lyon of the Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment) take cover in the undergrowth during the advance on the village of Myitson, February 1945.
The British Army in Burma 1945 Men of the 6th Gurkha Rifles go into action at Singu on the Irrawaddy bridgehead with Sherman tanks in support, February 1945. (actually Stuart tank)
The British Army in Burma 1945 Men of the 36th Infantry Division struggle to push a Dodge weapons carrier through the monsoon mud on the road to Mandalay, February 1945.
The British Army in Burma 1945 Men of 36th Infantry Division dig a gun pit for their 25-pdr field gun before taking up position by the Shweli River, February 1945.
The British Army in Burma 1945 A Bren gun carrier fitted with empty oil drums as a flotation device after crossing the Mu River on the way to Mandalay, February 1945.
127-GW-902-111833: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942-January 1943. Marine Model. Somewhere in the South Pacific. No match shortage here! Private James F. Hartley, of Sixth Marine Division, supplies all the ciga... More
The U.S. Navy destroyer escort USS Doneff (DE-49) at sea on 26 February 1945, in her final World War II configuration. She is painted in Camouflage Measure 22.
The U.S. Navy destroyer escort USS Engstrom (DE-50) underway off the Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California (USA), on 27 February 1945. She was under overhaul at Mare Island from 19 January until 27 February 1945.
Rear Admiral Russell S. Berkey, USN speaks to another ship via electric megaphone (or loud hailer) from the bridge of his flagship, the light cruiser USS Phoenix (CL-46), during the pre-landing bombardment of C... More
The U.S. Navy destroyer USS Hutchins (DD-476) underway at sea on 24 February 1945. The photo was taken from the escort carrier USS Makin Island (CVE-93).
The U.S. Navy battleship USS South Dakota (BB-57) steams into heavy seas on 24 February 1945, while en route to take part Task Force 58's second Tokyo raid of the month. Photographed from atop the battleship's ... More
U.S. Navy Admiral Raymond A. Spruance, Vice Admiral Marc Mitscher, Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz and Vice Admiral Willis A. Lee, Jr. (listed from left to right) aboard the heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis (CA-3... More
The U.S. Navy destroyer USS Hopewell (DD-681) smoking amidships, just after she was hit by a Japanese shore battery shell while supporting minesweeping operations off Corregidor, in Manila Bay, Philippines, 14 ... More
A damaged U.S. Navy Grumman TBM-3 Avenger of Torpedo Squadron 82 (VT-82) "Devil's Diplomats" in flight after the plane above it in her formation was shot down by anti-aircraft fire near Chichi Jima and fell on ... More
The U.S. Navy heavy cruiser USS Louisville (CA-28) arrives off the Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California (USA), on 6 February 1945 to receive repairs for damage inflicted by two Kamikazes a month earlier. The ... More
U.S. Navy firefighters battle flames engulfing a U.S. Marine Corps Vought F4U-1D Corsair of Marine Fighting Squadron VMF-112 after a crash on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Bennington (CV-20). VMF-... More
U.S. Navy reconnaissance photograph showing Yokosuka Naval District air station on Natsu island in the vicinity of Tokyo, Japan, on 17 February 1945.
The U.S. Navy fleet oiler USS Patuxent (AO-44) on fire as a result of an internal explosion in the paint locker on the foc'sle while off Iwo Jima, 17 February 1945 two days prior to the invasion on 19 February ... More