Pearl Harbor statistics. The Americans were bombed by the Japanese. This took place in Hawaii. December 7, 1941 was the date. The Japanese attacked as revenge for when the Americans attacked Manchuria.
Children of War
An English girl comforts her doll in the rubble of her bomb-damaged home in 1940. Fox Photos/Getty Images Rendered homeless by German bombs during the Blitz, a London boy points out his bedroom to friends in 1940. Central Press/Getty Images Survivors of the original 150 Polish citizens who walked from Lodz, Poland, Dec 14, 1945. Fred Ramage/Getty Images Russian children eat molasses bread at a refugee camp, April 1, 1945. William Vandivert/Time and Life Pictures/Getty Images On Hiroshima's…
Codenamed Operation Overlord, the invasion began on June 6, 1944, also known as D-Day, when some 156,000 American, British and Canadian forces landed on five beaches along the heavily fortified coast of France’s Normandy region during World War II. The operation was one of the largest amphibious military assaults in history and has been called the beginning of the end of war in Europe.
Survivors of USS Indianapolis: At 12:14 a.m. July 30, 1945, USS Indianapolis was torpedoed by Japanese submarine in Philippine Sea; sank in 12 minutes. Of 1,196 men on board, approximately 300 went down w/ ship. Remainder, apx 900 men, were left floating in shark-infested waters w/ no lifeboats no food or water. By time survivors were spotted by accident four days later only 316 men were still alive. ~ wikipedia ~Via Have Moxie On Me
World War II, 15th June 1944, England, Press Information during the...
World War II, 15th June 1944, England, Press Information during the D-Day Invasion of France, The list of accredited correspondents are checked by Junior Commander JH Begg and two WAAF and CWAC...
Wiltshire - Features - Searching for his wartime home
Keith Haines, who now lives in Australia, contacted BBC Wiltshire to try and track down his Wiltshire wartime billet at West Lavington, near Devizes. As an evacuee it seemed quite an adventure but one that left its mark on Keith and his family in the years after World War Two.
29 Vintage Photos of Child Soldiers in World War II
In more ways than one, World War II was the war of the children. They started out cheering, and wound up dying. Children suffered on the hom...
Victories have many father, catastrophes are orphans.
Victories have many father, catastrophes are orphans. She/Her | 26 | 20th Century history | Vintage lifestyle | Geek |