1st atomic bomb: Crew of 'Enola Gay' over Hiroshima, Japan: Maj. Thomas W. Ferebee, bombardier; Col. Paul W. Tibbets, Jr. pilot; Capt. Theodore J. Van Kirk, navigator; Capt. Robert Lewis, officer crew; 5 Aug 1945.
Stalin, Truman, and Churchill at the Potsdam Opening, 07/17/1945 The Potsdam Conference was a meeting of the victorious leaders of the Allies in Europe. Held over two weeks in an unbombed suburb of Berlin, convened from July 17-August 2, 1945.
US Army Lt Ronald Reagan with his mother Nelle in a portrait shot sometime in 1942. The young lieutenant went on to become a Hollywood star, governor of California and, eventually, President of the United States of America.
Another picture of Nebraskan Roland "Bud" Wolfe. He was an American who joined the RAF before America was in WW2. On Nov. 30 1941, as his Royal Air Force Spitfire lost altitude, Roland "Bud'' Wolfe took off his leather helmet and wrapped it around the gun sight before bailing out. The plane crashed into an Irish peat bog. Wolfe lived to rejoin the war.
" I was 16 and left to care for my 6-year-old sister. I found us an apartment outside the ghetto and traded clothes for food. In 1942 news spread that the ghetto was being liquidated. I decided to help some Jews escape the final roundups by hiding them. I moved into a cottage for more space. Soon, 13 Jews were living in a secret space in my attic. Przemyl was liberated on July 27, 1944. The Jews that 17-year-old Stefania helped to hide all survived the war.