Free French Army - Colonial (Morroccan) Troops

Late War Royal Dutch Marine Infantry - Pacific Theatre

U.S. Marines of the first Marine Division stand by the corpses of two of their comrades, who were killed by Japanese soldiers on a beach on Peleliu island, Republic of Palau, Sep. 14, 1944.

If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man. All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are, the more they are frightened.

General George S. Patton (via demons)

December 7, 1941 USS California BB-44 sinking while the crew abandoned the ship. The attack killed 98 of the crew and wounded 61 others.

April 30, 1943: USS West Virginia BB-48 at the pier at Pearl Harbor just before her departure.