The soft side of WWII

World War II was the darkest era in World history. The world had never seen so much death and destruction. But even in those dark days there were some rays of light, Following are some examples. 9th Armored Division technician Alvin Harley with a little French girl on Valentine’s Day, 14 Feb 1945 An oldContinue reading “The soft side of WWII”

The caring side of WWII- A glimmer of Hope

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. And chocolate   New hopeContinue reading “The caring side of WWII- A glimmer of Hope”

Compassion During WW2

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) A soldier sharing his food and water with children. (Saipan, 1944) AmericanContinue reading “Compassion During WW2”

The Human side of WW2

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) Two American soldiers, comforting a little girl by givingContinue reading “The Human side of WW2”