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August 14, 1945: A jubilant crowd of American Italians are seen as they wave flags and toss papers in the air while celebrating Japan’s unconditional surrender in their neighborhood in New York City. (AP Photo)


U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Brandon Mann, a dog handler with Alpha Company

  U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Brandon Mann, a dog handler with Alpha Company, 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, and native of Arlington, Texas, sights in with his infantry automatic rifle while providing security with Ty, an improvised explosive device detection dog, during a patrol here, Feb. 16. Marines and sailors with 1st LAR and India Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, conducted clearing and disrupting operations in and around the villages of Sre Kala and Paygel during Operation Highland Thunder. Marines with 1st LAR led the operation on foot, sweeping for enemy weapons and drug caches through 324 square kilometers of rough, previously unoccupied desert and marshland terrain. Mobile units with1st LAR set up blocking positions and vehicle check points while India Company, 3/3 conducted helicopter inserts to disrupt insurgent freedom of movement. Public Domain

Frontline 2012

Military Times

A horse leads a caisson carrying the remains of Army Brig. Gen. Terence J. Hildner during a burial services Feb. 29 at Arlington National Cemetery, Va. Hildner died of apparent natural causes Feb. 3 in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Manuel Balce Ceneta / The Associated Press

Cartoon By Michael Ramirez