Category: 1940

Italian airmen in a bomber, North Africa, 1940…

Italian airmen in a bomber, North Africa, 1940.

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From Archivio Centrale dello Stato (State Central Archive).

Bookshop window in Chicago, Illinois, July 1940.

Bookshop window in Chicago, Illinois, July 1940.

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Marlene and Don, 1940.

Corner store, Durham, North Carolina, 1940 via…

Corner store, Durham, North Carolina, 1940

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Photo by Jack Delano.

A Belgian girl convicted of Treason, being led…

A Belgian girl convicted of Treason, being led to her execution by firing squad. June 17, 1940.

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Five minutes before she was shot, this Belgian girl convicted of Fifth Column treason meets her executioners, a firing squad of French marines headed by a corporal in helmet. She is standing in the steel doorway of the Dunkerque fort in which she has just been tried and found guilty. Notice that she wears peasant clogs and carries an armload of belongings. This was part of her disguise as a panic stricken Belgian refugee.

Finnish soldiers use a slingshot to launch gre…

Finnish soldiers use a slingshot to launch grenades at Soviet troops during the Winter War, ca. 1940.

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mostly-history: A classroom in Toronto (Canad…

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A classroom in Toronto (Canada, 1940).

Finnish sniper Simo Häyhä in Loimola, Finland,…

Finnish sniper Simo Häyhä in Loimola, Finland, February 1, 1940

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mostly-history: Buildings around a Manchester…

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Buildings around a Manchester bus station burning after a German air raid (December 23rd, 1940).

Italian soldiers during a transfer in North Af…

Italian soldiers during a transfer in North Africa, winter of 1940.

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From Archivio Centrale dello Stato (State Central Archive).