Category: 1942

Continuation war Syväri spring offensive. Finn…

Continuation war Syväri spring offensive. Finnish troops from 6th corps engaged in a firefight 16.4.1942. Fallen Soviets on the foreground.

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Mechanics take their lunch under the wing of a P-39 at Port Moresby, July 1942

Downtown section of Dallas, Texas at night, 1942.

Downtown section of Dallas, Texas at night, 1942.

Japanese-American children being transported t…

Japanese-American children being transported to a detention camp, San Pedro, CA, April 5, 1942 photo by Clem Ablers

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Children watching a ball game at Briggs Stadium, Detroit, August…

Children watching a ball game at Briggs Stadium, Detroit, August 1942.

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American P-40s destined for Russia under final assembly in Iran, likely 1942

U.S. Marines man field gun emplacements that t…

U.S. Marines man field gun emplacements that they captured in the early stages of the Guadalcanal Campaign, circa Sept 1942.

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German FlaK gunners insert 88mm shells into a …

German FlaK gunners insert 88mm shells into a machine which determines the burst altitude, c.1942

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USS San Francisco passes underneath a fog-cove…

USS San Francisco passes underneath a fog-covered Golden Gate Bridge as she returns for repairs from the Battle of Guadalcanal. December 1942.

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American POWs, Private First Class Frank Spear…

American POWs, Private First Class Frank Spear and Captain James McDonald Gallagher during the Bataan Death March. May, 1942.

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Neither would live to see the end of the war:

  • Private First Class Frank Spear, 1919 – 09 July 1945;
  • Captain James McDonald Gallagher, 1915 – 09 April 1942.