WWII – A glimmer of hope

This log contains more positive images from WWII. Even among the devastation there were still small glimmers of hope.

A Soldier shares a banana with a goat during the battle of Saipan, ca. 1944.


Advertisement for Atabrine, anti-malaria drug, in Papua, New Guinea during WWII. A bit of dark humour.


Little girl with her doll sitting in the ruins of her bombed home, London, 1940. She still had her favourite toy.


Bookstore in London ruined by an air raid, 1940. The store might have been ruined but a lot of the books survived.


Austrian boy receives new shoes during WWII


American soldiers discover Manet’s “In the Conservatory” that was hidden (amongst other Nazi loot) in the salt mines of Merker, Germany. 1945.


Soviet soldiers stop for a break in 1945 on the outskirts of Berlin.


The valuable stallion Nearco is led from his personal bomb shelter on the Beech House stud farm. England, 1941.


An American soldier at an advanced allied base, with his pet kangaroo. 1942.


Natives admiring an American Air Force F4-U “Corsair” somewhere in the Pacific. 1943


Mona Lisa being returned to its home at the Louvre in Paris, France after WW2. 1945.


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