World War II in Photos

A young lady who survived the atomic bomb in Nagasaki, August 1945

RMS Queen Elizabeth returning with 15,000 Soldiers to New York at the end of World War II, 1945. The Ship was not overcrowded, the soldiers simply ran onto the deck as they arrived.

A soldier sharing his lunch with a goat in Saipan, 1944.

Albina Mali-Hočevar, a Slovenian fighter who was wounded several times. She was wounded twice at 17. She was wounded again by an exploding mine three days after her 18th birthday. She continued fighting and working as a nurse for the rest of the war. She lived until the age of 75.

A German woman sitting alone with her dog and all her belongings in the ruins of Cologne, 1945.

Goodbye kiss at Penn Station, New York, between a soldier and his loved one with no assurance that he will ever return, 1944.

Pilots of the Women’s Auxiliary Ferry Squadron at Long Beach, 1943.


  1. historiebuff says:

    Each Profound


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