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American GI looking at corpse of frozen German, killed during last ditch German offensive through Ardennes forest known as the Battle of the Bulge.

Christmas Carousel

Organized each year in the lovely Grand Square of Sibiu, Romania, Sibiu Christmas Market offers lovely Christmas shopping and entertainment.

Christmas Stalls in Sibiu

Organized each year in the lovely Grand Square of Sibiu, Romania, Sibiu Christmas Market offers lovely Christmas shopping and entertainment.

Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini

هتلر و موسيليني Mussolini pays an official visit to Berlin, Hitler thought highly of the Italian dictator and the two shared an unusual rapport. Hitler praised Mussolini routinely in private and hailed him as a "pioneer" in the "New Europe.

In Soviet Union women participating in WWII were erased from history, remaining as the occasional anecdote of a female sniper or simply as medical staff or, at best, radio specialists. The word “front-line girl” (frontovichka) became a terrible insult. Hundreds thousand of girls who went to war to protect their homeland with their very lives, who came back injured or disabled, with medals for valor, had to hide it to protect themselves from public scorn.

While in the US, women were working at factories while men were fighting in WWII, Russian women fought with their male counterparts as equal soldiers. Both had their roles to play, and show that war affects entire societies, not just the soldiers.