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An American soldier cradles a wounded Japanese boy and shelters him from the rain in the cockpit of an airplane during the Battle of Saipan while waiting to transport the youngster to a field hospital. July, 1944.
A German pilot hurtling through the air, legs outstretched, high above the frigid landscape of Belgium after hastily exiting his damaged plane. January 27, 1945
Oil well fire on Signal Hill, California. 1931.
Laura Petty, a 6 year old berry picker on Jenkins farm, Rock Creek near Baltimore, Md. July 8th, 1909.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is attacked by States Rights Party member Jimmy Robinson as King tries to register at the Hotel Albert in Selma, Alabama, on January 18, 1965.
A Vietnamese policeman attempts to put out the fire as a Buddhist monk burns to death in front of Saigon's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Oct. 27, 1963 by Horst Faas
A German woman cries amongst the rubble after Allied air raids bombard Dessau. 7 March 1945
A young Chinese woman sits on a stretcher at a liberated “comfort station” as she is interviewed by a British Flying Officer of the Royal Air Force following the Allied victory in the Battle of Burma. 8 August 1945.
A German woman commits suicide during the Battle of Berlin. With the continuation of the war, the imminent defeat of Germany, and fear of Red Army reprisals, suicide rates in Germany skyrocketed to an astronomical scale towards the end of the war. April 1945.
A young Soviet soldier, severely injured, crawls towards his German captors after surrendering during the Battle of Kursk. July, 1943.
A Berlin woman sobs and cradles her defiant-looking son upon returning to her residence after fleeing an Allied air raid, only to discover her home has been destroyed. November, 1944.
A wounded German prisoner awaits medical treatment along the bank of the Volturno River. 17 October 1943.
Young Jewish boys suspicious of strangers, Mukachevo, 1937. Photo by Roman Vishniac
Troops and crewmen aboard a Coast Guard manned LCVP get ready to storm the Normandy beaches. June 6th, 1944.
Newly liberated female inmates at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp are dusted with DDT powder to kill lice which spreads typhus. May, 1945.
A Dutch woman accused of having a romantic relationship with a German soldier is held by members of the Dutch Resistance and is punished by having her head shaved following the liberation of the province of Overijssel. April, 1945.
A diver as he ascends from the oily interior of the sunken battleship USS Arizona (BB 39) . Photograph released May 23, 1943.
French civilians flee in panic as German and collaborationist French snipers open fire on sidewalk pedestrians during the Paris Uprising. Paris, France. August 1944.
The Apollo 13 spacecraft heads toward a splashdown in the South Pacific Ocean after its amazing odyssey through space. 17 April 1970.
A little Italian boy helps his friend who lost his leg during during the Bombing of Naples by Allied forces in 1943 across a plaza. August, 1944.
A British Army soldier of the Eighth Army waves to Italian civilians who have adorned him with flowers following the liberation of the Sicilian city of Catania during the Allied invasion of Sicily. August, 1943.
A Marine reads his mail in a foxhole on Iwo Jima, March 30th, 1945
A white girl follows an African-American girl down the slide at Thomas J. Semmes school in New Orleans during recess on Sept. 7, 1962. The children played together as the school went into its second day of integrated classes.
'Radium Girl' - A dial painter who suffered from a radium-induced sarcoma of the chin, c.1920's
Frozen firetrucks after a five alarm fire in zero degree weather in Boston. c.1920.
Children play amid weapons abandoned in ruins of Nazi Germany, spring 1945
Fighting a fire at Fenway Park, 1934
Electricians working on the Eiffel Tower, 1937
Newly liberated inmates at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp chase down and beat a former prison kapo. April 16, 1945.
An American soldier of the 45th Infantry Division of the U.S. Army National Guard does not interfere as a liberated prisoner at Dachau concentration camp assaults a camp guard in retaliation. April 29th, 1945.
French children salvaging food from the cars of a wrecked train climb on a Moselle River railway bridge destroyed by the retreating Germans in France on Dec. 5, 1944.
A U.S. Marine reaches through the barbed wire of a civilian containment area to give a young Japanese boy candy during the Battle of Tinian. August, 1944.
Times Square, New Years Eve 1940
Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies, Winston Churchill, on his way to the Houses of Parliament, London, 1905
U.S. Army Infantrymen Pfc. William G. Curtis of San Diego, California and Pfc. Donald R. Stratton of Colville, Washington of the U.S. 102nd Infantry Division have time for a very brief Thanksgiving Day dinner in a shelled house. 23 November 1944.
Preparing a meal in the trenches near Gommecourt, 25 July 1918
A grateful French women serve drinks to U.S. soldiers following the liberation of Trévières during the Battle of Normandy following the Allied D-Day invasion of France. June 10th, 1944.
A Japanese "Jill" torpedo bomber flying through hail of AA fire toward the USS Yorktown (CV-20) to attack during the raid on Truk, Caroline Islands. 1944 April 29.
German soldier giving wounded British soldier a light, c.1918
African Americans collect the remains of soldiers killed in battle near Cold Harbor, Virginia, in April of 1865
U.S. Marines help escort an elderly Japanese civilian away from the front lines during the Battle of Okinawa. June, 1945.
Policeman gives firemen hot coffee in zero weather during Somerville fire, c.1930
A dog sits in the snow watching a column of Axis Italian soldiers of the 8th Italian Army, also known as the Italian Army in Russia (Italian: Armata Italiana in Russia, or ARMIR), march towards the city during the Battle of Stalingrad. December, 1942.
Norwegian civilians celebrate the arrival of an Allied military mission in Oslo to deliver the conditions for capitulation to the Germans and arrange for their surrender which would take place at midnight. Oslo, Østlandet, Norway. 8 May 1945.
Pope Paul VI watching the Apollo 11 landing. July 20, 1969.
A female inmate at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp photographed two days after the British 11th Armoured Division liberated the camp; her face still bearing the wounds of a severe beating by SS guards. 17 April 1945.
A U.S. Army Sgt. stops to request a light for his cigarette from an elderly Chinese man in the ruins of Tengchong. 14 October 1944.
Tsar Nicholas II fooling around with cousin Prince Nicolaos of Greece and Gd Boris Vladimirovich. 1899.
A destroyer rescues sailors standing on a section of an aircraft elevator blown off Enterprise (CV 6) after the ship was hit by a kamikaze off Kyushu. May 14th, 1945.
Strikers during the 1912 Lawrence textile strike. Fighting for the 54-hour week, 15% increase in wages, and double pay for overtime work. 3 strikers would die in the clashes.
A little Russian girl touches her dead mother just after the liberation of the Ozarichi concentration camp in Belarus; c. March 1944
Girls of the Moulin Rouge in the dressing room, 1924
Circus elephants Kiri and Many moving a wrecked car from a bombed out garage in Hamburg. November 5th, 1945.
A group of immigrants traveling aboard a ship celebrate as they catch their first glimpse of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island in New York Harbor. c.1910.
Inmates at Wöbbelin concentration camp, recently liberated by U.S. Army troops of the 8th Infantry Division and the 82nd Airborne Division, wait to be taken to hospitals. May, 1945.
A Belgian woman recognizes and seizes a Gestapo informant at a transit camp in Dessau, Germany. 1945.
Kamikaze attack off Iwo Jima. February, 1945.
King George V at the Western front, 1917
An elderly French woman and an American MP paratrooper of the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division share a laugh in the war-torn streets of Sainte-Mère-Église following the town’s liberation by Allied forces on D-Day. June 6th, 1944.
South Pittston, Pennsylvania breaker boys. January, 1911.
Inmates celebrate their liberation at Mauthausen concentration camp in Upper Austria by the 41st Reconnaissance Squadron of the US 11th Armored Division, 3rd US Army. May 5th, 1945.
A Soviet Army soldier feeds a Russian baby he has found abandoned in an empty cabin in the village of Izvekov 14 March 1943
U.S. Marines help escort an elderly Japanese civilian away from the front lines during the Battle of Okinawa. June 1945.
Frank Pomroy from H-2-1 1st Marine Divison rests after 36 hours of continous combat on Peleliu in September 1944.
Martin Luther King, Jr., pulls up cross that was burned on lawn of his home, as his son stands next to him, Atlanta, Georgia. 1960.
Frenchwoman exclaims to neighbor and to American soldier, “Tout Belfort Est Libre”. (All Belfort is liberated). Photographed by Leibowitz, 25 November 1944.
A Parisian girl holds her hands high in the victory sign as American troops pass through Paris on their way to the front after the French capital was liberated, August 25, 1944.
Santa Fe diesel passenger locomotive hangs over Aliso St. after running off the end of its track at Union Station. Jan. 25, 1948.
Japanese aerial photo of Pearl Harbor during the attack on December 7th, 1941
Meeting at the Elbe. Soviet and American soldiers greet each other and inspect one another’s equipment, including an M1917 Browning machine gun mounted on a Jeep, after joining up near Torgau. April 29th, 1945.
Soldiers wounded during WWI, c.1919
A scene from the Stonewall Riots, June 28, 1969
Aerial view of Battleship Row during the Attack on Pearl Harbor. December 7th, 1941.
Japanese women drawing water from well, ca. 1890
The “Hasanlu Lovers”, a pair of entwined skeletons who died together in about 8oo B.C. found at the ancient archaeological Hasanlu site in West Azarbaijan, c.1976.
An Australian war correspondent hands a morsel of food to a starving civilian on the island of Borneo. 18 July 1945.
Normandy Invasion - A U.S. Army medical corpsman gives candy to a French girl injured during the invasion. June 1944.
RIP Astronaut John W. Young (September 24, 1930 – January 5, 2018) - As commander of the Apollo 16 lunar landing mission John leaps from the lunar surface as he salutes the United States flag at the Descartes landing site during the first Apollo 16 EVA
Czech nurses assist a wounded member of the Czech Resistance in Prague’s Staré Město. May, 1942.
Throngs of German citizens crowd the platforms of the Berlin train station shortly following the defeat of Germany by Allied forces. 1945.
Lesbian Bar in Paris, c.1930's
A woman sits atop a pile of rubble and has a cup of tea after a Luftwaffe strike during the Blitz. London, England. 1941.
Children workers in Cleveland Hosiery Mills, Cleveland, Tennessee, 1910
Serbian boys of the partisan, communist Union of Pioneers of Yugoslavia, Young Pioneer detachment Rakitovec from Železnik, Serbia arrive at a youth conference in Cerkno, Slovenia. February, 1945/
Portrait of a young Polish boy at Eisenach concentration camp (a sub-camp of Buchenwald concentration camp) enjoying his first meal of U.S. Army rations following the camp’s liberation by American forces. April 9th, 1945.
A young Parisian couple embrace on a park bench along the river Seine shortly after the German garrison surrendered the city. August, 1944.
A starving peasant family, victims of the disastrous economic policies of the 'Great Leap Forward' leading to the 'Great Famine' (1958 - 1961)
Young Soviet boys with captured German weapons following the Battle of Stalingrad. February 1943.
Portrait of a young Polish boy at Eisenach concentration camp (a sub-camp of Buchenwald concentration camp) enjoying his first meal of U.S. Army rations following the camp’s liberation by American forces. April 9th, 1945.
Dutch children are provided with bread and soup during the Hongerwinter (“Hunger Winter”) famine of 1944-1945.
The Apollo 8 space vehicle is launched from Pad A, Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center, at 7:51 a.m. (EST), Dec. 21, 1968 for man's first voyage to the Moon
A grief-stricken American infantryman whose buddy has been killed in action is comforted by another soldier. In the background a corpsman methodically fills out casualty tags, Haktong-ni area, Korea. August 28, 1950. Sfc. Al Chang.
A Japanese mother and her child sit amongst the ruins of Hiroshima after American airmen dropped the atomic bomb “Little Boy” on the city on 6 August 1945. October 1945.
Members of Royal Ulster Rifles waiting on improvised pier of lorries to evacuate Dunkirk during low tide. June, 1940.
A young Belgian couple pose next to the banner they had made to greet Allied troops when they arrived in their German-occupied town following the Ardennes Campaign during the Battle of the Bulge. December, 1944.
Wounded men of the 3rd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, receive cigarettes and food after they had stormed Omaha beach on D-Day, 6 June 1944.
Thankful to not have been seriously injured, a young English woman smiles as she is assisted across the street by British air raid wardens. The woman was dug out from the rubble of a building destroyed during the Blitz. 23 October 1940.
"Olga Schubert, a little 5-year-old after a day's work that began about 5 am helping her mother in the Biloxi Canning Factory, 1911"
German soldiers pose with a huge wild boar. Galacia. December 1916.
Soviet soldiers are greeted by family and friends at the Belorussky railway station in Tverskaya Zastava Square after the end of the war in Europe. Moscow, May 1945.
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