The lighter side of WWII

History of Sorts

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Although WWII was without a doubt the darkest era in world history, it wasn’t always death and destruction.

There were a few lighter moments during the war, below are some pictures of those times and events.

Woman looks after a baby elephant in her back yard during WWII

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There is always time for a song

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I have heard of a monkey o your back, but a donkey is new to me.

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Romance

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An American soldier gives a drink of water to a wounded German prisoner lying on a stretcher somewhere in the Normandy, on June 19, 1944.

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A wedding is performed in a bombed church in London during World War 2.

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A policeman makes sure young evacuees are on the correct train out of London for evacuation, 1940

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

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Even Queen Elizabeth II did…

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  1. Absolutely wonderful! Thank you 🙏

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