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RAF official photographer -- German invasion barges in Boulogne Harbour, France, June 1940. -- High quality art prints, canvases -- Imperial War Museum Prints

German soldiers surround a captured French heavy 240 mm howitzer "Saint-Chamond" Model 84. Several of these howitzers captured during the invasion of France in 1940 were put to service by the Germans under the designation K 556(f) and were deployed along the Atlantic Wall. Photo taken in June 1940.

Feldwebel ( sergeant ) of Panzertruppe and his Panzer IV ( early version, short barrel 75 mm cannon). France 21 June 1940

Northern France, June 21, 1944: Panzer driver with injured left hand holding the map and army lieutenant determine direction at an unidentified location. By late June 1944, the Allied forces fanning out from Normandy were being deployed on a broad-front mass attack on German forces in France.

black soldiers stationed in france during world war II. inscription reads "to nelson, always my ace, lucky"

Old Curiosity Shop, Portsmouth Street, Westminster, London An exterior view of the Old Curosity Shop as immortalised by Charles Dickens in ‘Little Nell’. It was built in 1567. Photographer : York and Son. Date taken : 1870 - 1900

Children being evacuated from the city during the ongoing German bombing blitz. London, 1940.

Soviet soldiers resting on the steps of the Reich Chancellery looking at German medals that have not yet been awarded, nor will they be. Berlin, May 1945.

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Every World Press Photo Winner From 1955-2011

1956. West Germany. Photographer Helmuth Pirath. A German World War II prisoner, released by the Soviet Union, is reunited with his daughter. The child had not seen her father since she was one-year-old.