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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.

A French colonial prisoner of war in German captivity, 1940.

German POW...France 1945.

Young German soldier .France, 21 June 1944.

German soldier smoking a pipe. France, 1944. Colorized by retropotamus.

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"

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

An abandoned gun on the destroyed streets of Rouen, 1940

German soldier with flame-thrower. North France 1944

Canadian Women's Army Corps operating the telephone switchboard at Canadian Military Headquarters, London, 1945. #vintage #WW2 #1940s

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.

Gas masks for babies tested at an English hospital, 1940

Evacuee children, London, ca.1940

Collecting aluminium - UK - World war 2 - 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.

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.

London at War - 1940 Quaglino's In Bury Street St James erects signs to protect it from Anti-Italian Riots.

People asleep on the escalators at Piccadilly Tube Station, London, during an air raid, 1940.