Michael Paquette

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An official photo describing the kit of a British infantryman in 1939. Note that the gas mask ('respirator') and anti-chemical warfare cape are parts of the outfit, remnants of WW1 memories. In actual combat, and marching with full kit, the British infantryman would carry a pack known as a "valise" that contained more clothing and personal items. Officers wore the exact same uniform save for markings of their rank.

An official photo describing the kit of a British infantryman in Note that the gas mask ('respirator') and anti-chemical warfare cape are parts of the outfit, remnants of memories. In actual combat, and marching with full kit, the British infant

Kamikaze pilots playing with a puppy before their flights, May 1945

May Yukio Araki, seventeen (holding the puppy), becomes the youngest Kamikaze pilot to die in World War II. He loses his life in a suicide attack on U. ships near Okinawa.

A deserted street in London after an air raid during the 2nd World War, 1940. Colour Photos from Time & Life Pictures.

A deserted street in London after an air raid during World War II, Colour Photos from Time & Life Pictures. 'The Blitz'

“On November 15, 1938, German authorities banned Jewish children from attending German public schools. This photograph shows a Jewish high school class, including a young Henry Kissinger (front row, left), in Fuerth, Germany, 1938.” (via USHMM Artifact Gallery: Jewish high school students)

On November German authorities banned Jewish children from attending German public schools. This photograph shows a Jewish high school class, including a young Henry Kissinger (front row, left) in Fuerth, Germany, 1938