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WW II

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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)

Once Upon a Time in War

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Pea pancakes, turnip jam and fried vegetable peelings – what our WWII ancestors ate during rationing

Soldiers evacuating looted art from Neuschwanstein Castle, 1945 / unidentified photographer. Thomas Carr Howe papers

The International Red Cross mail room for the “central information bureau for prisoners of war,” as seen in 1940

Once Upon a Time in War

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American WWII poster, "A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year", 1943

Original 1940's World War II Aviators Wife's Patriotic Keep Em Flying Pin

To confuse any invading armies the road signs are changed in London, 1940.

"Bangin' Lulu" - B-24H 42-51091, 492nd BG, 446th BG. This pistol-packin' pin-up was quite rare, being a fully-clothed Vargas Girl. #WWII

WW2 Army Air Force recruiting poster

Wow. Amazing

Remember this lady?

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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... ~

Receiving a package from home - Chocolates, canned goods

Once Upon a Time in War : Photo

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U.S. Navy

WW 2 poster, part of a series reminding Americans which countries were our Allies

John F. Kennedy as a member of the US Navy in the Solomon Islands in 1943.

Alexander Vraciu was a leading United States Navy fighter ace and Medal of Honor nominee during World War II. He once shot down six Japanese dive bombers in eight minutes. Note "Felix the cat" emblem on the fuselage.

TED WILLIAMS (1918-2002). American baseball player. Photographed in the cockpit of a Grumman F9F-6 Panther fighter plane, while a pilot for the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II, c1943.

Lieutenant Jimmy Stewart Addresses the First Wartime Oscars, 1942

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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)

101st Airborne, D-Day