On This Day…December 1st.
Beautifully shot image of a P-38 Lightning P-38 at rest on an airstrip in Chico, California, United States, 1 December, 1944
Anton Dostler was executed today in 1945. This is a photo of him just before being shot dead by a US Army firing squad after being found guilty of murdering American POWs in Italy in 1944.
1st Marine Division at Chosin Reservoir in Korea, 1st December 1950.
December 1st, 1969. A lottery was held to determine who would be drafted into service in Vietnam. This process saw 800,000 Americans concripted.