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World War II resistant woman fighter - Paris,1940s photograph the New York Public Library Picture Collection


    female Armenian guerrilla fighters, 1895.

    photos of kamikaze pilots | Piloti kamikaze fotografati prima di una missione

    This is Irina Sebrova, a Soviet pilot in the second world war. She was the leader of the Night Witches, an all-female bombers regiment. Her unit received very little funding; most of their pilots made do with re-purposed crop dusters or remaining...

    The Lebensborn project was one of most secret and terrifying Nazi projects

    Famous WWII Russian sniper Kyra Petrovskaya. She kicked Nazi butt. Biddy Craft

    Chimney sweep, before child labor laws outlawed the work of such young children. What a cutie!

    U.K. Maureen Dunlop leaving the cockpit of a plane she had just flown in 1944. These female pilots of the British Air Transport Auxiliary flew Spitfires, Hurricanes and Lancasters to air bases in England during WWII ~

    Propaganda poster inviting volunteers for enlistment in the Flemish Legion's Waffen SS Division "Langemark" (27.SS Volunteer Grenadier Division - Flemish No. 1).

    White Belly ( Sioux )

    France, World War II, a trainstation. U can see the 'Fahrplan' left front= timetable

    Auschwitz then and now

    A deserted street in London after an air raid during the 2nd World War, 1940. Colour Photos from Time & Life Pictures.

    World War 2 Berlin This is an amphibious Volkswagen, commonly called Schwimwagons. Only about 12.500 were built. Almost all production went to German SS Divisions (Reconnaissance primarily)

    World War I by the Numbers - Infographic from the History Channel

    Key Dates in World War Two

    When Paris fell to German occupation on June 14, 1940, it has been said that French resistance fighters cut the elevator cables to the Eiffel Tower. This meant that if Hitler wanted to hoist a swastika flag, a soldier would have to climb the roughly 1710 stairs to the summit platform. As Allies neared Paris in August 1944, a Frenchman scaled the tower and hung the French flag.

    May 08, 1945 — Two million people gathered in Times Square to celebrate the end of World War II.

    Always liked this photograph. Note shell ejecting next to his helmet.

    Many many heroes on this day.

    World War II infographic

    Members of the French Resistance stand armed behind a barricade during the Liberation of Paris from German forces. It is estimated that between 800 and 1,000 resistance fighters were killed during the battle, and another 1,500 were wounded before the Germans surrendered the city. Paris, Île-de-France, France. August 1944. Image taken by Robert Doisneau.

    Booty: During WWII Nazies Looted Bank Reserves of conquered countries; took gold back to Germany. Holocaust victims were stripped of valuables, including gold jewelry. Gold melted down, cast into bars w/ mark of German Central Bank, the Reichsbank, imprinted on them.

    Jewish partisans during World War II. Photographer Faye Schulman on the bottom right.

    WWI - I want to do a tour of the WWI trench battles - esp Pachendale where my great grandfather fought.