The soft side of WWII

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World War II was the darkest era in World history. The world had never seen so much death and destruction.

But even in those dark days there were some rays of light, Following are some examples.

9th Armored Division technician Alvin Harley with a little French girl on Valentine’s Day, 14 Feb 1945

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An old Italian woman shows her gratitude to one of the American soldiers following the liberation of Italy.1945

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French women pours a hot cup of tea for a British soldier fighting in Normandy 1944

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American soldiers comfort a little girl and her puppy after the invasion of Normandy. Colleville-sur-Mer, 1944.

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Girl kissing a soldier, August 1944

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Here’s a Normandy Beach landing photo they don’t show you in textbooks. Brave women of the Red Cross arriving in 1944 to help the injured troops.

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