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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

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

Collecting aluminium - UK - World war 2 - 1940

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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.

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

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

An abandoned gun on the destroyed streets of Rouen, 1940

London at War - 1939 Evacuees Evacuees the measures being taken in London to prepare for World War II. September 1939 – The evacuations of civilians in Britain during World War II, at the outset of World War II, London and major British cities were evacuated with 1.5 million displacements in the first three days of the official evacuation. The final number of evacuees reached a total of 3.75 million.

Unknown Aussie soldier, WWI, from the Australian War Memorial collection.  Submitted by annakrentzphoto

American troops stand beside a World War 1 monument with French flags after the town (name not known) was liberated from German occupying forces, summer 1944.