Category: 1944

A captured 13-year-old German soldier drinks c…

A captured 13-year-old German soldier drinks coffee aboard a small Allied landing craft , departing from Normandy to England. July 4th, 1944.

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I love the look of relief and bit of happiness in his face knowing that that war is over for him.

Children nervously await vaccination circa 194…

Children nervously await vaccination circa 1944

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Parisians – and untold numbers of refugees fro…

Parisians – and untold numbers of refugees from other countries – who had been trapped in Paris since the Germans captured the capital in 1940 – pour into the streets when the German garrison surrendered the French capital on 25 August 1944.

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In 1944, George Stinney Jr., 14, became the youngest American…

In 1944, George Stinney Jr., 14, became the youngest American executed in the 20th century when he was sent to the electric chair.

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Military exercise in Riddarholmen in Stockholm, Sweden in 1944.

La Nueve one of the first corps to help on th…

La Nueve one of the first corps to help on the liberation of Paris. Formed almost exclusively by exile spanish republican, 1944

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Sunrise as seen from Casablanca-class escort c…

Sunrise as seen from Casablanca-class escort carrier USS White Plains , June 20, 1944. Location most likely the Northern Marianas.

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Entrance to a Nazi Underground Fortress in Che…

Entrance to a Nazi Underground Fortress in Cherbourg, France is shown after the Germans surrendered the city, June 27, 1944.

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Marlene Dietrich visiting the 401st Bomb Group…

Marlene Dietrich visiting the 401st Bomb Group in Northamptonshire September 1944

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General Dwight D. Eisenhower gives the order o…

General Dwight D. Eisenhower gives the order of the Day. Full victory-nothing else to paratroopers in England, just before they board their airplanes to participate in the first assault in the invasion of the continent of Europe, June 5, 1944

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