Displaying 1 - 50 of 364 photos from 1940:

Dead Italian soldier holding a photograph of his child, north Africa, WWII, c. 1940's
British Soldiers (interrupted during drag show rehearsals by a German raid) manning a BL 6-inch Mk VII naval gun at Shornemead Fort, England in 1940
Winston Churchill with a Tommy Gun during an inspection near Hartlepool, 1940.
Photograph entitled "Wait for Me, Daddy". It shows a child running to his father, a Canadian soldier, before being deployed during The Second World War. Behind you can see his mother. October 1, 1940.
Soldiers (who were interrupted during rehearsals for a drag show by an air raid) manning anti-aircraft guns at the Royal Artillery Coastal Defence Battery at Shornemead Fort, Kent, England, 1940
dog being posed by a German soldier, 1940
Adolf Hitler with a unit of the Luftwaffe Fallschirmjager called "The Green devils" who captured the belgian fort at Eben Emael on 11 May , June 1940 , ,
Drive-in car hops in shorts and cowboy boots at the Log Lodge Tavern near Love Field Airport in Dallas, Texas, 1940.⁣
A Family of migratory fruit workers from Texas during Cherry-picking season. Berrien County, Michigan, July 1940.
Anne Frank and her sister Margot at the beach, Zandvoort - August 1940
Drive-in car hops in shorts and cowboy boots at the Log Lodge Tavern near Love field airport in Dallas, Texas, 1940
Germans testing a Messerschmitt Bf 109 E3, 1940
German soldiers march triumphantly past the French WWI victory monument in Verdun during the Fall of France, 1940
Japanese scientists of Unit 731 conduct germ warfare experiments on Chinese children in Jilin Province, Manchukuo - 1940
Unit 731 personnel conduct a bacteriological trial upon a test subject in northeast China, 1940.
Salvador Dali painting "The Face of War", 1940.
The London sky after a bombing and dogfight between British and German planes in 1940.
Woman lounging in the beach with allied supplies and artillery pieces after the Dunkirk evacuation, 1940.
Superman in the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade. New York City, November 21, 1940
The Twin Towers collapse due to a terrorist attack in 2001, photo taken with the Katyń Memorial in Jersey City, the memorial was dedicated to the victims of the 1940 Katyn massacre, in which thousands of Polish Army officers and intellectual leaders were massacred by the Soviet NKVD.
Father Christmas exchanges his red hood for a helmet to deliver presents during the London Blitz, 1940.
Evacuee Barrie Peacop enjoys an ice cream as he sits on a mine washed up on the beach at Deal in Kent, 7th February 1940.
Lt Franz Von Werra playing with "Simba" a lion cub, the mascot of JG3. France Circa July 1940
Hitler and other Nazis visiting Napoleon's tomb at Les Invalides 1940
German soldiers mock the recent Allied defeat in France by wearing captured British and French helmets, 1940.
Polish Soldiers Legion At In France On 1940 January 1(Photo by Keystone)
April 1940. "Children living in shacktown along Mississippi River bottom. Dubuque, Iowa."
British soldiers manning an aircraft gun whilst wearing women dresses. (1940)
Albert Einstein, and his secretary Helen Dukas (left), and daughter Margaret (right) becoming U.S. citizens to avoid returning to Nazi Germany, 1940
Two men in their apartment. Nashville, 1938 - 1940. Photo by Peter Sekaer
A dancing bear and its keeper on a Salonika street, Greece, 1940
Patricia O'Keefe, 8-year-old bodybuilder carries Wayne Long, a 200-pound (90 kg) man, on his back in an unusual display of strength. 1940
British troops rehearsing in drag for their Christmas charity performance are suddenly called to deal with the approach of Luftwaffe bombers flying across the Channel to mount raids over southern England, with no time to change. 1940
Londoners enjoying themselves at a Christmas party in an underground shelter. The Blitz, 25 December 1940.
King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy smiling and shaking hands, circa 1940 (colorized)
Captain Helmut Wick, the German fighter pilot, describes his last fights to his comrades in which he crashed five Spitfires in a row, September 1940.
A man has his nose measured during Aryan race determination tests under Nazi Germany's Nuremberg Laws that was applied to determine whether a person was considered a “Jew”, 1940.
Horns captured from Soviet troops during the Soviet-Finnish Winter War. Pelkosenniemi, Finland, January 4th, 1940.
A group of SS men smile for a photo together in the recreational SS colony in Kleinobringen. The colony was not far from Buchenwald concentration camp, where over 56,000 people were killed. In front of them is a foosball table, Nazi Germany, 1940 .
Captured Senegalese soldiers in service with the French army shortly before being massacred by the Germans at Chasselay near Lyon, 1940
Community grocery store owner, Harlem, New York, 1940.
Photograph taken by Walter Frentz when Adolf Hitler received information that France would surrender - June 17, 1940.
A Norwegian soldier on guard duty marching past the main gate into the Royal Norwegian Air Force's 'Little Norway' training facility, located in Toronto, Canada. November 1940.
A German Woman who fell in love with a Polish POV being publically humiliated by being put into a medieval pillory, 19. September 1940
Polish refugees in East Africa (now Tanzania) during/after WWII, circa 1946. Roughly 13400 refugees were settled there starting around 1940. They made up the largest minority population of people of European descent within East Africa at the time
A horse wearing a gas mask as it is led by a British civilian, March 27th, 1940
Red Army Marshal Semyon Budyonny with his son Sergey, 1940
Italian soldiers on the Alps place a piece of artillery. Western Front 1940.
Portrait of Republic of China and Kuomintang leader Chiang Kai-shek hangs on the Tiananmen. Beijing, Republic of China. Photo taken before 1940.
Crowd at Coney Island Beach. Photo by Weegee, 1940
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