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Marshal Mannerheim watching fires in Leningrad

Marshal Mannerheim watching fires in Leningrad

Many many heroes on this day.

The Americans were bombed by the Japanese. This took pl… – Looking For Friendship, Meeting New People or Finding Love

"Women in Britain come into the factories. Ask at any employment exchange for advice and full details." Published in 1941 by the British Ministry of Information. Artwork by Donald Zec. - WWII propaganda poster Great Britain (UK), women war workers

Art style more reminiscent of US rather than UK - even Soviet to a degree. ("World War Two poster calling for female factory workers. Published in 1941 by the British Ministry of Information. Artwork by Donald Zec")

U.S. Navy Recruiting Poster 1941.   Enter The Saturday Evening Post "Tribute to Our Troops" contest: https://apps.facebook.com/easypromos/promotions/79941

Poster - Join the Navy: A classic WWII recruitment poster. Art originally done by McClelland Barclay.

During WWII 168 female pilots fought against all the odds for the right to aid the war effort. They were expected to fly wherever the need was greatest , in whatever aircraft was required - one in 10 women pilots died flying for the ATA.  Their story is one of courage, sexism, patriotism but above all, a story about women who wanted to break the confines of the world they lived in - and reach for the skies ~

During WWII 168 female pilots fought against all the odds for the right to aid the war effort. They were expected to fly wherever the need was greatest , in whatever aircraft was required - one in 10 women pilots died flying for the ATA.

German machine gunners manning a MG mounted on tripod. Because this will be my story game for trying stop to Nazi destroy world. My character will be travelling through different time zones so Nazi Germany could be an idea.

German machine gun crew firing with MG 34 during Operation Barbarossa Part of Army Group North

A classic love story.

WWII movie, "A Yank in the RAF", with Tyrone Power & Betty Grable. One of my favorites! He played such a dashing rogue in it

World War 2: British fighter aircraft are being produced in increasing numbers. Here are Spitfires in production, in a factory where women play an important part, and are employed in nearly all branches of construction. April 3, 1941.

World War 2 in pictures: Women at war

World War II-- British fighter aircraft are being produced in increasing numbers. Here are Spitfires in production, in a factory where women play an important part, and are employed in nearly all branches of construction.

HMS Hood by chris-parker, via Flickr   The mighty Hood sent to the bottom by the Bismark from 15 miles away!

HMS Hood, The largest battlecruiser ever built, she famously confirmed the fundamental flaw in the concept when she came up against the modern German battleship Bismarck in May being fatally vulnerable to heavy calibre plunging fire.

American GI WWII, 1943. I can imagine my father, member of 82nd Airborne in North Africa, looking like this.

American GI WWII, member of Airborne in North Africa, looking like this.

From December 1941 all women aged 18 to 50, except those exempted, were required to do National Service. They could either join one the uniformed women's services,or seek work in a factory.The contribution made by the women factory workers must be among the most neglected aspect of WW2.The factories were the target of enemy bombers & their homes were near those factories.They worked long hours, spent nights in air raid shelters & survived under food and fuel rationing conditions.

From December 1941 all women aged 18 to except those exempted, were required to do National Service. They could either join one the uniformed women's services,or seek work in a factory.The contribution made by the women factory workers must be among t

Children in Theresienstadt - Established in 1941, Theresienstadt concentration camp, also referred to as Theresienstadt Ghetto, was established by the SS in the fortress and garrison city of Terezín, located in what is now the Czech Republic. Tens of thousands of children were held there for months or years, before being sent by rail transports to their deaths at Treblinka and Auschwitz extermination camps in occupied Poland, as well as to smaller camps elsewhere.

CAVEAT: This image is a publicity still from the current play "Terezin: Children of the Holocaust", by Anna Smulowitz. It is not a genuine wartime picture.

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