Part Two of a Memorial Day weekend series. "Americans in World War Two" is about as broad as you get, and I haven't even tried to encapsulate it; rather I've selected a collection of compelling photographs in the general spirit of remembering those who fought and what they had to go through.
A medic gives blood plasma to a wounded soldier, Sicily, 1943. Source
Wounded soldiers await evacuation on Omaha Beach, France, 1944. Source
Infantrymen firing mortars ( holding their ears as they do) after crossing the Rhine, Germany, 1945. Source