Lyudmila Mikhailivna Pavlichenko was the most successful woman sniper of World War II and most likely the most successful female sniper in history. While she has 309 confirmed kills in combat, the actual number looks to be closer to 500. Read the full story here.

Lyudmila Mikhailivna Pavlichenko was the most successful woman sniper of World War II and most likely the most successful female sniper in history. While she has 309 confirmed kills in combat, the actual number looks to be closer to 500. Read the full story here.

June 6th is the 68th anniversary of “D-Day”, the largest and boldest amphibious invasion ever undertaken.

Found via Reddit:

Here are two enormous 1944 USN airphotos of Utah Beach, the Operation Neptune’s westernmost flank. Unearthly detail; 120+ megapixel images. [10,944px × 10,999px]

It’s certainly worth a look. Be sure to zoom in, the quality is incredible. 
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- Mike