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The Worst War Crimes The US Committed During World War II

The Worst War Crimes The US Committed During World War II


Bodies Pile

Mutilation In The Pacific. Skull On Desk

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Dead German Soldier

Wikimedia CommonsClockwise from top left: U.S. soldier with the Japanese skull adopted as the “mascot” of Navy Motor Torpedo Boat 341 circa April 1944, ...

Photo Gallery: The Savage Battle for Normandy

American and Filipino prisoners of war during the Bataan Death march when the Japanese force-

American soldiers of the 55th Armored Infantry Battalion run through a smoke-filled street in Wernberg, Germany.

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Moro crater massacre

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Hovering US Army helicopters pour machine gun fire into the tree line to cover the advance

Skull On Tree

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General Tomoyuki Yamashita (second right) was tried in Manila between October 29 and December 7, 1945, by a U.S. military commission relating to the Manila ...

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Chetniks in Šumadija kill a Partisan through heart extraction

Photo showing execution of Waffen-SS troops in a coal yard in the area of the Dachau concentration camp during its liberation. April 29, 1945 (US Army ...

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A man carries a girl from the site of a Saudi-led coalition air strike

War crimes of the Wehrmacht - Hannes Heer

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How One U.S. Soldier Blew the Whistle on a Cold-Blooded War Crime

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A forgotten World War II horror in the Philippines is revealed in 'Rampage'

Soldiers wait out a sandstorm in Iraq. (The inclusion of the soldiers pictured in this story should not be construed to indicate that any of them suffer ...

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Did defense secretary nominee James Mattis commit war crimes in Iraq?

How the U.S. Became a Haven for War Criminals

Judges are pictured in the courtroom during the trial of Bosco Ntaganda at the International Criminal Court. Bas Czerwinski/Reuters

American soldiers in Long Binh, Vietnam, observe King's birthday on January 15, 1971, 15 years before it was first observed as a federal holiday.

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World War II in Europe.

German tanks pass a burning Russian village during Operation Barbarossa, the <

Lessons from the Vietnam War

Why Japan Keeps Apologizing for World War II

During the investigation into Sandakan Death Marches and other incidents, Sergeant Hosotani Naoji (left, seated), a member of the Kempeitai unit at Sandakan ...

Yemen Bus Bomb Hospital

5 major atrocities in US military history

Liberia Takes Small Step Toward Justice for War Crimes

Harrowing Memoir: German Woman Writes Ground-Breaking Account of WW2 Rape

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Why we may never know if British troops committed war crimes in Iraq

Nanking Massacre is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Horrific Japanese Crimes in

The northern regions of El Salvador were hit hardest by the country's lengthy civil war [

Guatemalans protest the proposed immunity law in Guatemala City in January. (Esteban Biba/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)

My Lai: 50 years after, American soldiers' shocking crimes must be remembered

Illustration for article titled The 8 Worst Mistakes Made by the Axis During World War II

Gina Haspel ran CIA's first "black site" in Thailand and was involved in the


George V and his generals, Buckingham Palace 1918

10 Worst Japanese War Crimes

Bataan Death March. World War II

Charles G. Taylor in court on Wednesday outside The Hague ahead of his sentencing for war crimes. Credit Pool photo by Toussaint Kluiters

Will We Ever Know Why Nazi Leader Rudolf Hess Flew to Scotland in the Middle of World War II?

ICC expands definition of war crimes to cover combatants in the same armed forces

US-backed Kurdish forces 'committing war crimes against Syrian civilians'

... in the later years of the war. But they were not futile crimes. Robert Philpot

U.S. Marines battling for control of a ridge near Naha, Okinawa, May 1945.

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Calisthenics at Manzanar exercising at Manzanar. NPS. Excerpts from Confinement and Ethnicity: An Overview of World War II Japanese American ...

Nuremberg Trials

Syrian government has again committed war crime of chemical weapon use, says UN - in warning against Idlib 'massacre'

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War Crimes Trials. A witness is sworn in at the trial of 61 former personnel and prisoners from the

Polish far-right protest in Warsaw

Top 10 American War Crimes

UN experts accuse Saudi Arabia, U.A.E. of war crimes in Yemen

All sides in Yemen may be responsible for war crimes, say UN experts

National Revolutionary Army soldiers march to the front in 1939. (Photo: Public Domain

It was the bloodiest war in history to that point

A banner depicting slain Guatemalan Bishop Juan Jose Gerardi at a rally to mark the 12th anniversary of his murder in Guatemala City, April 26, ...

Syrian-Russian Alliance Forces Commit Violations That Constitute War Crimes in and Around Idlib While the International Community Watches

Karadzic handed life sentence for Bosnia war crimes

Soldiers rush an injured U.S. Marine from a battlefield during the Battle of Okinawa in June. Photos: World War II ...

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At least 60 Palestinians were killed by Israeli troops on the Gaza-Israel border on

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Other nations could learn from Germany's efforts to reconcile after WWII

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Nanking Massacre

Japanese boys taking place in historical re-enactment

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe go for a handshake during a welcoming ceremony at the Chancellery in Berlin April 30, ...

Bosnian Croats hang a portrait of Slobodan Praljak with a message reading: 'Your sacrifice

Adolf Eichmann