World War II in Pictures — greasegunburgers:Three Nurses carry infants dressed in their specially made Chemical Protective Gear during a drill in London 1940. Three Nurses carry infants...

World War II in Pictures — greasegunburgers:Three Nurses carry infants dressed in their specially made Chemical Protective Gear during a drill in London 1940. Three Nurses carry infants...

Members of the British Ambulance Corps arrive after a V2 rocket strike on London, 1945.

Members of the British Ambulance Corps arrive after a V2 rocket strike on London, 1945.

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

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

American troops aboard a landing craft en route to the beaches near Oran, Algeria, 8 Nov 1942. (Imperial War Museum)

[Photo] American troops aboard a landing craft en route to the beaches near Oran, Algeria, 8 Nov 1942

American troops aboard a landing craft en route to the beaches near Oran, Algeria, 8 Nov 1942. (Imperial War Museum)

A jovem Simone Segouinde 18 anosmembro da Resistência Francesa durante a libertação de Paris em 19 de agosto de 1944. AResistência  chamada naFrançadeLa Résistance  foi um movimento formado por franceses que não aceitavam a submissão do Estado Francês ao poder nazista. by fotocracia

A jovem Simone Segouinde 18 anosmembro da Resistência Francesa durante a libertação de Paris em 19 de agosto de 1944. AResistência chamada naFrançadeLa Résistance foi um movimento formado por franceses que não aceitavam a submissão do Estado Francês ao poder nazista. by fotocracia

Henryk Ross risked his life to document Nazi atrocities in the Polish city of Lodz.Woman with her child

A buried box of photos reveals a Jewish photographer's chronicle of life in the Lodz Ghetto

Henryk Ross risked his life to document Nazi atrocities in the Polish city of Lodz.Woman with her child

Iwo Jima, February 23, 1945. Three Marines depicted in the photograph, Harlon Block, Franklin Sousley, and Michael Strank, were killed in action over the next few days. The three surviving flag-raisers were Marines Rene Gagnon and Ira Hayes, and sailor John Bradley, who became celebrities after their identifications in the photograph.

Iwo Jima, February 23, 1945. Three Marines depicted in the photograph, Harlon Block, Franklin Sousley, and Michael Strank, were killed in action over the next few days. The three surviving flag-raisers were Marines Rene Gagnon and Ira Hayes, and sailor John Bradley, who became celebrities after their identifications in the photograph.

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