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Anti British propaganda, Japan 1941 (1080×1231)
Meet the "Night Witches", fearless Russian female pilots who bombed nazis by night, 1941
Rosemary Kennedy, sister of John F Kennedy, pictured in 1938. In 1941, aged 23, her father forced her to undergo a lobotomy, due to her mood swings, seizures and intellectual disability. This procedure rendered her permanently incapacitated and unable to speak.
NYC protest, July 7, 1941
Lest we forget- 79 years ago today. The USS Oklahoma raised after capsizing during the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941. A total of 429 crew died when she capsized. (Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives).
A slaughterhouse "knocker" swings a mallet at cows heads as they enter the Austin, Minnesota meatpacking plant (1941)
A Russian POW stares down Heinrich Himmler. -1941
Nazi SS leader Heinrich Himmler on a visit to the Dachau concentration camp with his 12 year old daughter Gudrun, Nazi Germany, 1941.
A Dutch athlete receives a portrait of Adolf Hitler as a sports prize, presented by General Otto Schumann, commander of the Ordnungspolizei. The Hague, The Netherlands, 1941.
In response to the Anti-Japanese sentiment that followed the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Japanese-American Citizens League opened the Anti-Axis Committee Office on December 14, 1941. It was part of their campaign to demonstrate the loyalty of American-born Japanese citizens to the US.
'I am an American' sign displayed by a Japanese-American store owner, Oakland, California, United States, 8 Dec 1941.
In February 1941, Maximilian Kolbe was arrested for harboring Jews and Polish underground members. He was sent to Auschwitz. Later, he volunteered to be starved to death in order to save another man who had been selected
German soldiers crossing the border into the Soviet Union. Operation Barbarossa, 22 June 1941.
African-American boys on Easter morning, Southside, Chicago, Illinois, April 1941
Prince Adalbert of Prussia with his son 1941
FDR addresses the anxious crowd regarding WWII at the Christmas tree lighting ceremony from the White House South Portico on Christmas Eve 1941. Winston Churchill can be seen on the right.
Battleship row after the attack on Pearl Harbor December 7th 1941
A German soldier shares his ration with a Russian mother, 1941.
A British soldier training with a bayonet whilst wearing a gas mask, 1941.
Rita Hayworth, one of the most popular pinup models among American soldiers and sailors during World War II, 1941
Here's a camouflaged road in Finland during WW2, the trees were hung up with rope so the Russians couldn't see the road. (1941)
June 1941, battle of Raseiniai, a lone soviet KV-2 held the entire 6th Panzerdivision for a day, taking heavy fire before being overwhelmed. The crew was buried with full military honours by the German tankers.
Anti-War Protestors Marching in NYC, 1941
Charles de Gaulle inspecting Free French Navy sailors in the United Kingdom, 1941.
Finnish 11-year-old Nestori Lindström, who ran away from his home during the Continuation War because he wanted to help on the northern front against the Soviets. He made it there but was eventually sent back home. Kiestinki, Kananainen, December 1941.
Shell-shocked Raindeer in Murmansk, Soviet Union (1941)
Wehrmacht soldiers taking a break in the Parthenon temple, Athens 1941.
Execution of two Soviet spies in Povenets Karelia, 1941
Film maker Walt Disney filming on Brazilian beach (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil 1941)
Photograph of Anne Frank, 1941
A Ukrainian Nationalist kicking a Jewish man. Lviv, June 1941.
1941. A soldier of the British Army stands guard while civilians are separated by a barbed wire fence on a beach in England during World War II. Colorized.
The infant in the 1941 film Golden Gate Girl was none other than Bruce Lee. Sadly, the film is now considered lost.
Himmler looks at a Soviet prisoner during a visit to Shirokaya Street Concentration Camp in Minsk, Belarus August 1941
28th Maori battalion performing haka, Egypt 1941
A navy photographer snapped this photograph of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, just as the USS Shaw exploded. 1941
9-year-old girl in a field hospital after a Soviet bombing. Lappeenranta, 1941.
German Luftwaffe Fallschirmjäger landing for the Invasion of Greece at Battle of Crete , 20 May 1941 ,
German tanks on Soviet border June 21, 1941, less than 24 hours away from beginning of invasion of Soviet Union
Three young Communist women from Zagreb, their hands bound, are laughing in front of their grave just before being shot. Independent State of Croatia, June 1941
A cat nestled in a carrier during an air raid, 1941
New Zealand Army Māori Battalion performing a Haka ceremonial dance in Egypt, 1941
Nazi officers and cadets at a Christmas dinner in 1941
Inspection of Wehrmacht troops on the streets of Paris, France, 1941. Each soldier holds a bag of M31 standard clothes in their hands. (Original color photo)
Birmingham Blitz : New Street in the centre of Birmingham England, after one of the 77 air raids on the city by Nazi-Germany during World War II. Date April 1941. .
"Britain's Pearl Harbour"; sailors jump from the sinking battleship HMS Prince of Wales to the waiting destroyer HMS Electra. By the end of the day, 840 men would be dead and a battleship and battlecruiser sunk; for the cost of 4 Japanese dive bombers. 10th December 1941
Greetings from the Italian submarine Velella, Atlantic Ocean, 9 March 1941
Convict dancing in a County Farm, Georgia 1941
Erwin Rommel helps to push his stuck staff car somewhere in Northern Africa. 1941.
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