Grand Central Terminal, New York City, 1941. Photographed by John Collier.
Italian soldiers and Askari in East Africa, 1941.
From Archivio Centrale dello Stato (State Central Archive).
Locals watch as German sailors exercise on a Helsinki beach, Hietaniemi, July 17 1941
Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier after visiting a London theatre to see a revival of ‘Dear Brutus,’ 1941. Photographed by George Hales.
Winston Churchill with Provost Richard Howard and Mayor Alfred Robert Grindlay in the ruins of Coventry Cathedral, September 1941
On April1941, Nazi Germany invaded Kingdom of Yugoslavia. First act of the war was indiscriminate bombing of Belgrade. Pictured here is the dome of the old Royal Palace in downtown Belgrade, which was one of the main targets of Luftwaffe bombers.