It wasn’t only doom and gloom during WWII. Occasionally there were moments of hope and care. Amidst the darkest and horrific era of human history, humanity shone through.
I will leave the pictures do the talking, most of these were taken around D-Day.
There is always time for a drink.
New hope and new life
Time for a sing song and entertainment.
Actors dressed as cowboys as part of the Canadian Army Invasion Revue in Banville on July 30, 1944. (Photo: Conseil Régional de Basse-Normandie / National Archives of Canada)
Pfc Joseph E. Day (of Belloire, Ohio) holds a puppy named “Invasion” in a German helmet. Photo taken on July 14, 1944.
Paule M. Truffert among civilians in Cherbourg. According to LIFE, she was the only girl in town who spoke English.
A woman stretches to give a bottle of water to a member of the 4th US Armored Division as they cross Le Repas
Members of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps, Sergeant T.F Mc Feat and Private J. Viner, administer plasma to a victim.