Category: 1944

Couple kissing in the sunshine from a window at Michigan Central…

Couple kissing in the sunshine from a window at Michigan Central Station in Detroit, December 1944. Photo from Bettmann Archive.

Soldier consoling his weeping wife as he says goodbye at…

Soldier consoling his weeping wife as he says goodbye at Pennsylvania Station before returning to duty after brief furlough during WWII, 1944. Photographed by Alfred Eisenstaedt-LIFE.

Looking north on Broadway from 46th Street, New York, 1944.

Looking north on Broadway from 46th Street, New York, 1944.

Soldier’s farewell, Penn Station, New York City, 1944….

Soldier’s farewell, Penn Station, New York City, 1944. Photographed by Alfred Eisenstaedt.

On the River Avon, England, 1944.

On the River Avon, England, 1944.

September 1944, Arnhem. Rhine Bridge, where Jo…

September 1944, Arnhem. Rhine Bridge, where John Frost and Second Battalion, held on, for a very long time. Remnants of Gräbner’s column, also good visible.Arnhem, the Netherlands

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Battle on the bridge scene, from ‘A Bridge too Far’ (1977).

September 1944, Arnhem. Rhine Bridge, where Jo…

September 1944, Arnhem. Rhine Bridge, where John Frost and Second Battalion, held on, for a very long time. Remnants of Gräbner’s column, also good visible.Arnhem, the Netherlands

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Battle on the bridge scene, from ‘A Bridge too Far’ (1977).

Man in pushcart, New York, 1944. Photographed by Fred Stein.

Man in pushcart, New York, 1944. Photographed by Fred Stein.

Douglas A-20J-10-DO, 43-10129, of the 416th Bo…

Douglas A-20J-10-DO, 43-10129, of the 416th Bomb Group destroyed by flak over Beauvoir, France on 12 May 1944.

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Brazilian soldiers liberating the Italian city…

Brazilian soldiers liberating the Italian city of Massarosa, end of September 1944

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