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Children and an adult share a blanket and sleep in their bomb shelter in southwest London, 1940

Snuggled together, trying to get a good night's sleep in a Southeast air raid shelter.

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Lying on stretchers are some of the 63 emaciated American POWs liberated in Fuchsmuehl, Germany.

London’s Liverpool Street Station acting as an underground shelter during the Blitz, 1940. Bill Brandt Source: museumoflondon.org.uk

London’s Liverpool Street Station acting as an underground shelter during the Blitz, 1940 // by Bill Brandt

Mrs Pat Burgess of Palmers Green, North London waves a newspaper containing the news of Germany's surrender in WW II. She hopes this means that her husband will soon be home for good from Germany.

Good News Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Reg Speller

70 years ago: Historic VE Day celebration photos-Pat Burgess of Palmers Green, North London, waves a newspaper containing the news of Germany's surrender in World War II.

Two Cherbourgs congratulating an American soldier of the 9th US ID.

Two civilians of Cherbourg welcome (and more or less maul) an American soldier of the US ID upon the liberation their town. Um tempo em que pessoas comuns se tornavam extraordinárias.

Children who have been orphaned and/or made homeless by the Blitz are cared for in the John Keble Church sick bay. Volunteer nurses tend to their day to day needs and a doctor visits when necessary. The children would be kept here until a new, safe home could be found for them. London, 1940.

D Children who have been orphaned and/or made homeless by the Blitz are cared for in the John Keble Church sick bay. Volunteer nurses tend to their day to day needs and a doctor visits when necessary

London, 20th December 1940: During WW II Westminster Council offered a prize for the best dressed shelter. These occupants have used Christmas decorations and flags, as well as portraits of the King and Queen and Winston Churchill. (Photo by William Vanderson/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

During WWII Westminster Council, London offered a prize for the best dressed shelter. These occupants have used Christmas decorations and flags, as well as portraits of the King and Queen and Winston Churchill.

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A woman applies make-up while waiting in a shelter during an air raid. 1940 (Photo by Zoltan Glass/Getty Images)

A British shopkeeper hanging up a sign during the Blitz which reads, “Business as usual Mr. Hitler.” London, England - 1940 ...

A British shopkeeper hanging up a sign during the Blitz which reads, “Business as usual Mr.” London, England - 1940 (Photo by George Rodger) This is EXACTLY why should never be declared a national holiday. BUSINESS AS USUAL, AL QAEDA!

A Soviet toddler weeps over the corpse of his murdered mother, sometime in 1942. Location unknown. To me, this picture, convey the truest horror and monstrous brutality not just of the Holocaust, but of War in general.

A Soviet toddler weeps over the corpse of his murdered mother, sometime in Location unknown. To me, this picture, convey the truest horror and monstrous brutality not just of the Holocaust, but of War in general.

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American GIs celebrate with French wine, provided by French townspeople ecstatic at liberation, two weeks after the invasion of Normandy on June Smiles and cheers all round, but much hard fighting lies still ahead.

King Henry IV’s partially preserved head, which was separated from its body during the French Revolution, when monarchs’ graves were desecrated.

Creepy: King Henry IV’s partially preserved head, which was separated from its body during the French Revolution, when monarchs’ graves were desecrated. You can read more about it here as well. Those revolutionaries did not play any games.

Postwar, A twin who was subjected to medical experiments in Auschwitz.

Postwar, A Mengele twin who was subjected to medical experiments in Auschwitz.

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20 Jul Operation VALKYRIE is launched in an attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler and to overthrow the Nazi government. Lt Col Claus von Stauffenberg sets off the bomb at the Wolf's Lair field headquarters, but Hitler survives the blast and the plot fails.

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