Dutch children are provided with bread and soup during the Hongerwinter (“Hunger Winter”) famine of Towards the end of the war, food supplies became increasingly scarce in the Netherlands. After the landing of the Allied Forces on D-Day,.
STEN Assembly Women war workers putting the stamped parts of MKII STEN sub-machine guns together. The STEN was made from stamped metal and was a very simple, fairly reliable sub-machine gun chambered in parabellum which could be mass produced
So adorable-war kisses during WWII. Here a soldier pauses in the mud of Italy to accept a kiss from a local child as his buddies and dog look on in the background. Sending this home to your sweetheart and mom probably earned you big points…
1943. Member of the Landwacht marches through the streets of Amsterdam. The Landwacht was founded in 1943 in support of the Dutch police. This organization had its roots in the NSB and was formed to protect high-ranking members of the NSB and NSB buildings. In reality it turned into a Waffen SS organization. The training of the Landwacht was conducted by the SS in SS-barracks and the members were dressed in SS uniforms. Photo Emmy Andriesse. #amsterdam #worldwar2 #landwacht