Benches lined with people reading newspapers with headlines of the D-Day invasion; in Pershing Square Park, Los Angeles, California. (As a side note look at the sign in the lower corner, the path is for women and children and women with escorts)
Soldiers evacuating looted art from Neuschwanstein Castle, 1945 / unidentified photographer. Thomas Carr Howe papers
VINTAGE 40'S BRIDE GROOM CHALKWARE NAVY MILITARY WEDDING CAKE TOPPER.
Remember this lady?
Victory Gardens during World War II: Nearly 20 million Americans answered the call. They planted gardens in backyards, empty lots and even city rooftops. Neighbors pooled their resources, planted different kinds of foods and formed cooperatives, all in the name of patriotism... ~
WW 2 poster, part of a series reminding Americans which countries were our Allies
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"The time will come, when thou shalt lift thine eyes, To watch a long drawn battle in the skies, While aged peasants, too amazed for words, Stare at the flying fleets of wond'rous birds, England so long the mistress of the sea, Where winds and waves confess her sovereignty, Her ancient triumph yet on high shall bear, And reign, the sovereign of the conquered air." ~ Gray's 'Luna Habitabilis' Cambridge 1797
Dogfights over St Paul's
Statue of Pennsylvania native Maj. Dick Winters, unveiled on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 near the beaches where the D-Day invasion of France began in 1944, one of many events marking the 68th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied operation that paved the way for the end of the war. The bronze statue built near the village of Sainte Marie du Mont, is a tribute to a man whose quiet leadership was chronicled in the book and television series "Band of Brothers." (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)