A U.S. Navy specialist operates the IBM Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator. Created by Harvard physicist Howard Aiken, this giant electromagnetic calculating machine is considered to have been one of the first computers (1944). Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Smoke billows over a landscape under fire from a United States Air Force B-25 bomber (ca. 1940). Europe.
David Jones. From Anthony Hyne,
David Jones, A Fusilier at the Front
, (Brigend, Wales, 1995).
Members of the British civilian Home Guard learn how to throw hand grenades (ca. 1941).
A British tank used in Cambria in World War I (ca. 1917).
British tanks crossing a trench during an attack on German positions in France (1917).
German soldiers in the trenches of the Eastern Front (1916).
No. 19 Wireless Set Station. Consisting of three components, L-R, Aerial Variometer, Power Supply Unit and the Set proper. The set in the picture is shown mounted on a tray for vehicle installation together with headphones and microphone.
A Spitfire patrol leaves a European airbase for a sweep over Holland (1943).
A German Messerschmitt 109 fighter shot down in southeast England (1940).
Flames illuminate a London building following a German air raid (1941).
A house reduced to rubble during an air raid on London (ca. 1940).
An air raid precautions warden holds a sleeping baby at a London rest center that housed children left homeless or orphaned by air raids (ca. 1944).
Colonel Paul W. Tibbets stands beside the B-29 superfortress
, which he piloted on the August 6, 1945, flight to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima.
"Little Boy" atomic bomb (1960).
The mushroom cloud from the atomic bomb "Little Boy" over Hiroshima, Japan, on August 6, 1945.
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