Photos by Dmitri Lovetsky A group of Russian volunteers searching a river bank outside St. Petersburg found the remains of five Soviet soldiers who had died while defending the city during World War II.
Powerful, visceral, and essential to preserving and understanding our past, the work of Associated Press photographers and journalists lives on through the pages of World War II.
Chinese veteran Sun Yibai doesn’t have much time for the Communist Party’s claim to have led China to victory against Japan in World War II.
In honor of National Dog Day on August 26, we feature photos of K-9 service dogs from the Associated Press photo archive that span from WWII to the Vietnam War.
On two days in August 1945, U.S. planes dropped two atomic bombs — one on Hiroshima, one on Nagasaki, the only times nuclear weapons have been used.
Photos by Eugene Hoshiko The pilots filed into the room and were presented with a form that asked if they wanted to be kamikaze. It was multiple-choice, and there were three answers: “I passionately wish to join,” ”I wish to join,” and “I don’t wish to join.”
In small communities and large cities alike, people gathered Tuesday to honor those who have served in the U.S. armed forces.