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The NYC Streets….During WWII Gasoline Shortage

The NYC Streets….During WWII Gasoline Shortage

There have only been two years in which the ball didn't drop: 1942 and 1943, during the wartime "dimout" of New York City. | 12 Things You Probably Didn't Know About New Year's Eve In Times Square

12 Things You Probably Didn't Know About New Year's Eve In Times Square

Coffin of Frederick the Great was found draped with a Nazi flag  in the Berterode Mine, May 1, 1945 (Walker Hancock Collection, courtesy of the Monuments Men Foundation.)

Coffin of Frederick the Great was found draped with a Nazi flag in the Berterode Mine, May 1945 (Walker Hancock Collection, courtesy of the Monuments Men Foundation.

A news stand operator smokes a cigarette at his kiosk while holding a copy of the 'New York Post,' which bears the headline, 'PARIS FREED!,' New York City, World War II.

Selling News Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Lawrence Thornton

A news stand operator smokes a cigarette at his kiosk while holding a copy of the 'New York Post,' which bears the headline, 'PARIS FREED!,' New York City, World War II. Vintage b&w NYC photo.

This photo shows an African American female welder from the Kaiser shipyard in Richmond, California during World War II, 1943, by Dorothea Lange.    Approximately 12 million women worked in defense industries and support services across the Nation, including shipyards, steel mills, foundries, warehouses, offices, hospitals and daycare centers.

Fight for the jobs you know you can do! Invisible Warriors: African American Women in World War II features women who worked in war production and medical fields, provided government services and served as volunteers during the war.

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