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The Second War

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Search lights in Luftwaffe Blitz of London, 1940.
London. A station commander sleeps briefly while awaiting the return of his night bomber crews. Life in London during The Blitz of World War II in 1939-40. 1940.
A boy in London wears a steel helmet for protection during The Blitz, 1940.

The Blitz

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Children of the Holocaust
Messages scrawled by Jewish prisoners on a wall inside Fort IX, shortly before their execution. George Kadish photographed the writings on the walls of the prison after liberation. One of the messages reads: On July 4th, 84 men were brought from Vilna; 60 were killed right away (shot) and burned, 82 were shot later.
Buchenwald, Germany, Survivors in their bunks, after the liberation, 1945.

Holocaust

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Fall Of Germany 1945

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WWII, Occupation in Paris. A french "gendarme " salutes a german officer.
Two SS soldiers and two French girls in Paris.
German soldiers in Paris, 1941

Occupied Paris

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Members of the Danish resistance, c. 1945.
Members of the French Resistance express their contempt by posing in front of a defaced portrait of Adolf Hitler in Paris the day after the German garrison surrendered in the city. Paris, Île-de-France, France. 26 August 1944.
French resistance fighters in Paris, the same day of the Allied liberation of the city - 25 August 1944 Photo by Robert Capa

Remembring the Resistance

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A French woman having her head shaved following liberation, as punishment for an on-going sexual relationship with a German soldier during the occupation of France. More humiliation, sad, heartbreaking and worth discussing.
Open air Mass and memorial service giving thanks for the liberation Rots. The service was held on the 14th of July 1944 in the presence of French civilians and members of the 2nd Canadian Infantry division that was concentrated in the area after coming ashore on the 7th of July.
A French woman, Juliette Audieve, resists being taken into custody by the French Resistance following the liberation of their village by Allied forces. Another woman stands by, already handcuffed. The two women were accused of collaboration for having romantic relationships with German soldiers during the German occupation. Liesville-sur-Douve, Manche, Normandy, France. June 1944.

Liberation Of France

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RAF Pilot grabs a nap during the Battle of Britain
The precision bombing raid by De Havilland Mosquito FB Mark VIs of No. 140 Wing, No. 2 Group, on the Gestapo Headquarters of Jutland, Denmark, at the University of Aarhus. Two Mosquitos drop their 500-lb delayed-action bombs over the already damaged halls of residence: photographed by a Mosquito of the RAF Film Production Unit, using a rear-facing mirror camera.
Wellington bomber crew at RAF Mildenhall - Photo by Cecil Beaton - 1941

Battle of Britain

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Germany Europe, Berlin Germany, Old Pictures, Old Photos, East Berlin, History Images, The Third Reich, Military Personnel, Beast
70 Jahre Kriegsende 1945 in Berlin – 2015 nachfotografiert
Dresden Germany, Germany Ww2, Dresden Bombing, German Architecture, Grande Guerra, Berlin City, War Photography, Germany
Fotogalerie: Trosky po bombardování na Novém náměstí v Drážďanech. Ulice jsou vyobrazeny...
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German POW returns home to his wife, 1945.[500x669]
Ww2 Pictures, 17th Century Art, World Vision, Nordland
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Adolphe Hitler, Nuremberg, Rare Images
Concentration Camps
RAF Pilot grabs a nap during the Battle of Britain Luftschlacht Um England, Old School Pictures, Ww2 Photos, Battle Of Britain, History Class, Ww2 Aircraft, Fighter Pilot, Royal Air Force
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RAF Pilot grabs a nap during the Battle of Britain
Members of the Danish resistance, c. 1945. National Museum, Ww2, World War, Danish, The Past, March, History, City
Members of the Danish resistance, c. 1945.
The precision bombing raid by De Havilland Mosquito FB Mark VIs of No. 140 Wing, No. 2 Group, on the Gestapo Headquarters of Jutland, Denmark, at the University of Aarhus. Two Mosquitos drop their 500-lb delayed-action bombs over the already damaged halls of residence: photographed by a Mosquito of the RAF Film Production Unit, using a rear-facing mirror camera. Military Aircraft, Fighter Aircraft, De Havilland Mosquito, Ww2 Planes, Aarhus, Warbirds, Black And White
ROYAL AIR FORCE: 2ND TACTICAL AIR FORCE, 1943-1945.
The precision bombing raid by De Havilland Mosquito FB Mark VIs of No. 140 Wing, No. 2 Group, on the Gestapo Headquarters of Jutland, Denmark, at the University of Aarhus. Two Mosquitos drop their 500-lb delayed-action bombs over the already damaged halls of residence: photographed by a Mosquito of the RAF Film Production Unit, using a rear-facing mirror camera.
Wellington bomber crew at RAF Mildenhall - Photo by Cecil Beaton - 1941 Luftwaffe, Wellington Bomber, Mildenhall, Lancaster Bomber, Wing Commander, Wwii Plane
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Wellington bomber crew at RAF Mildenhall - Photo by Cecil Beaton - 1941
RAF P40 Kittyhawk Commonwealth, Cars, Techno, Aeropostale, Fighter Planes, Wwii Aircraft, Aircraft, Fighter
F&O Fabforgottennobility
RAF P40 Kittyhawk
RAF WWII Fighter Jets, Ww2 Fighter Planes, Spitfire Supermarine, Photo Avion, South African Air Force, Old Planes
ROYAL AIR FORCE: ITALY, THE BALKANS AND SOUTH-EAST EUROPE, 1942-1945.
RAF WWII
Lancaster bomber of No 1 Group, RAF Bomber Command over Hamburg, Germany, night of 30-31 Jan 1943. as well as being terrifying on the ground, it would be very frightening to be in the aircraft, being shot at. History Online, Churchill, Le Blitz, Operation Market Garden, War Machine
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Lancaster bomber of No 1 Group, RAF Bomber Command over Hamburg, Germany, night of 30-31 Jan 1943. as well as being terrifying on the ground, it would be very frightening to be in the aircraft, being shot at.
An Avro Lancaster of No. 514 Squadron RAF over the target during a Bomber Command attack on oil storage tanks at Bec d'Ambes in the Garonne estuary, 4 August 1944. Image Avion, Air Force Bomber, Pilot, A Matter Of Life And Death, Historia Universal
ROYAL AIR FORCE BOMBER COMMAND, 1942-1945.
An Avro Lancaster of No. 514 Squadron RAF over the target during a Bomber Command attack on oil storage tanks at Bec d'Ambes in the Garonne estuary, 4 August 1944.
Tre Spitfire in formazione, aerei dell'aviazione britannica utilizzati durante la seconda guerra mondiale. - Black Camelot - Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Formation Photo, The Spitfires
British Spitfire fighters flying in formation through the rays of the...
Tre Spitfire in formazione, aerei dell'aviazione britannica utilizzati durante la seconda guerra mondiale. - Black Camelot -