Displaying 1 - 50 of 312 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
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.
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.
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)
Two men in their apartment. Nashville, 1938 - 1940. Photo by Peter Sekaer
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.
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.
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
P-40 fighters coming off the assembly at the Curtiss-Wright assembly line in Buffalo, New York in 1940. Original Kodachrome
A helmeted bulldog guarding a family outside a block of flats during the Blitz, 15th October 1940.
Puzzled civilians watch German soldiers march unopposed down the main street of Oslo during the occupation of Norway April 9th 1940. In the background the royal castle Nazi Traitor Vidkun Quisling would use as his office during the war. More on the Game-changing history podcast
“Keep Calm and Carry On”- A Spotter looking for German air raids during Charlton v Arsenal match, London 1940.
Syrian bishop's corpse seated during his funeral, taken around 1940.
"Stairs of Death": prisoners forced to carry a granite block that weight as much as 50 kilograms (110 pounds) up 186 steps to the top of the quarry in the Mauthausen concentration camp. Early 1940's. .
Winston Churchill handling a 'Tommy gun' during an inspection of invasion coastal defences near Hartlepool, County Durham, England. 1940
Mug Shot of Witold Pilecki taken at Auschwitz after allowing himself to be captured by the occupying Nazis in order to infiltrate and expose the Auschwitz Concentration Camp. Taken on 1 January 1940 - Roughly 8 years before being tortured and executed by Communists.
Dogfight above St Paul's Cathedral during the Battle of Britain, London, 1940.
Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother and King George VI amidst the rubble with workers, viewing the damage caused by the bombing of Buckingham Palace during the Blitz - 10 September 1940
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