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GI's, holding plates heaped with food, grin broadly as they pass thru the chow line in the mess hall at Poltava Airbase, a shuttle bombing base in Russia. The Thanksgiving dinner, served by Russian girls, was the first meal prepared in the newly-opened mess hall. November 1944.

Anna Frank (1929-1945). Her famous diary chronicles the events of her life from June 1942 until 1944, during the II World War.

Julius Robert Oppenheimer (Apr 22, 1904 – Feb 18, 1967) Theoretical Physicist and Professor of Physics at University of California, Berkeley. With Enrico Fermi, he is called "Father of the Atomic Bomb" for his role in the Manhattan Project, World War II Project that developed the first nuclear weapons. First atomic bomb was detonated on July 16, 1945, Trinity test in New Mexico; He remarked later that it brought to mind words from Bhagavad Gita: "Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of…

World War II photo showing an American flag marking the way during the Normandy Invasion of France, 1944 – Photo taken by the 9th U.S. Army Air Corps, 6th TAC

During World War II, Josephine Baker served with the French Red Cross and was an active member of the French resistance movement. Using her career as a cover Baker became an intelligence agent, carrying secret messages written in invisible ink on her sheet music. She was awarded honor of the Croix de Guerre, and received a Medal of the Resistance in 1946.

Celebration on Wall Street upon the news of Germany's surrender in World War I, by W.L. Drummond, November 1918

Black soldier stationed in France during World War II. Inscription reads: To Nelson - Always my ace, "Lucky"

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Wartime Meals, vintage cookbook

"Bright Spots for Wartime Meals" 66 Ration wise recipes. Copyright 1944 General Mills Corp.