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Caught in the Crosshairs of History, The Depression, WWII, Post-War Adjustment a

Caught in the Crosshairs of History, The Depression, WWII, Post-War Adjustment a

Tony Curtis - (aka Bernie Schwartz) in US Navy during World War II

Tony Curtis: Served aboard the USS Proteus during WWII. Was on the signal bridge of the Proteus in Tokyo Bay in 1945 when the Japanese surrendered.

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

Portrait of female Soviet sniper Kyra Petrovskaya during the Siege of Leningrad, which lasted over two years.

James Garner - We will miss this man of honor. His military service spread over 2 wars. WWII Merchant Marines & National Guard - Regular Army 5th Regiment in Korea. He was wounded twice and received 2 Purple Hearts. The earlier photograph shows him with a young Korean orphan he took care of during that war. Where is Hollywood today?

His military service spread over 2 wars. WWII Merchant Marines & National Guard - Regular Army Regiment in Korea. Wounded twice and received 2 Purple Hearts. Photo shows him with a Korean orphan he took care of during that war.

"Wait for Me, Daddy" - One of the most famous Canadian photographs of WWII.

1940 Province newspaper photographer Claude Dettloff took his famous “Wait For Me, Daddy” photo as soldiers marched down Eighth Street to board a waiting boat.

Winston Churchill  Winston Churchill was the British Prime Minister during World War II. He was widely credited with being one of the strategic masterminds that made the Allied victory possible. Churchill was also a prolific writer and won the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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Yousuf Karsh’s 1941 portrait of a scowling Winston Churchill – reportedly reacting to Karsh snatching Churchill’s cigar – graced the cover of Life magazine and cemented the British prime minister’s.

Alan Ladd served in the United States Army Air Force's First Motion Picture Unit during WWII. (He was married to Betty White)

Alan Ladd served in the U.Army Air Corps Motion Picture Unit during WWII. Later, the Army Air Corps became known as the U.

Kirk Douglas served in the Navy during World War II.

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Kirk Douglas served in the Navy during World War II. Actually this was his photo from thew movie the Final Countdown where he played the Captain of the aircraft carrier Nimitz.

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