Compassion During WW2

History of Sorts

Even amidst the Horrors of WWII there was still some time for compassion.

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


A Ukrainian woman, giving water to a captured Soviet soldier. (Ukraine, 1941)

03a1a289-0f0c-4fe7-bb79-536c081c6553A soldier sharing his food and water with children. (Saipan, 1944)

e1587fa5-c55a-40aa-9cc8-ed88a2f27bc2American soldiers, treating a wounded dog during World War II. (Guam, 1944)

4A Dutch woman entering military captivity with her husband, a German soldier, 1944

dutch_woman_and_german_sodier_1944American soldiers at the village fountain talking with a young woman, two children watch the scene in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, Normandy.

6Soviet soldier in the liberated village, 1941

7A Muslim woman protects a Jewish woman by covering her Star of David with her veil.

8Dutch girls escorting American soldiers to a dance.

pictures-world-war-ii-20German soldier giving bread to an orphaned Russian boy, 1942


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