This photo was taken in February 1943, but not published until September, when it became the first image of dead American troops to appear in LIFE during World War II. George Strock's photo was finally OK'd by government censors, in part because FDR feared the public was growing complacent about the war's horrific toll. Read more: http://life.time.com/history/world-war-ii-classic-photos-from-life-magazine/#ixzz1wylxzhoH
KIEL HARBOUR, GERMANY, 19 MAY 1945. View of the German cruiser ADMIRAL HIPPER which was in dry dock at Kiel when the harbour was captured by the Allies. Both the German attempts to camouflage her and the damage caused by Allied bombers can be seen.