The Human side of WW2

History of Sorts

This blog contains pictures depicting the Human side of World War 2. Among all the destruction and evil there were moments of compassion, let us never forget about that.

A wounded Australian soldier being helped by a local during World War II. (Papua New Guinea, 1942)

fcdf0502-fbca-4e3d-aa34-7e4df02a44abTwo American soldiers, comforting a little girl by giving her a puppy during World War II. 

4d9cb6c3-5760-4ee6-84fa-c932e1068464A Ukrainian woman, giving water to a captured Soviet soldier. (Ukraine, 1941)

waterA soldier sharing his food and water with children. (Saipan, 1944)

saipanAmerican soldiers, treating a wounded dog during World War II. (Guam, 1944)

dogThis image shows a M1937 Field Range being used by WWII Soldiers on Thanksgiving. At Thanksgiving time, Sgt Louis S. Wallace, Meadville, Miss., prepares two of the many thousands of turkeys that have arrived from the states.

thanks-givingA WWI veteran stands beside a ruined German anti-aircraft gun while greeting the liberating US troops…

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