Category: 1945

Street scene outside of hotels on East 43rd street by Times…

Street scene outside of hotels on East 43rd street by Times Square with neon lights and people walking on sidwalk, New York, 1945. Photographed by Andreas Feininger.

A quiet wedding, Montrouge, Paris, 1945. Photographed by Robert…

A quiet wedding, Montrouge, Paris, 1945. Photographed by Robert Doisneau.

Teenage boy fixing his hair in Des Moines, Iowa, 1945….

Teenage boy fixing his hair in Des Moines, Iowa, 1945. Photographed by Nina Leen.

August 23, 1945. Red Army over Port Arthur. vi…

August 23, 1945. Red Army over Port Arthur.

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August 23, 1945, despite the unconditional surrender of Japan days before, a new parachute operation allowed the Red Army to recover the symbolic coastal city of Port Arthur, now Chinese territory, which the Russians had lost to Japan in the Russian-Japanese War of 1905.

Adolf Hitler’s death is announced over t…

Adolf Hitler’s death is announced over the radio. The Dutch Resistance celebrates. May, 1945

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USS Tennessee bombarding Okinawa, April/June 1…

USS Tennessee bombarding Okinawa, April/June 1945.

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Minutes after Fat Man was dropped on Nagasaki …

Minutes after Fat Man was dropped on Nagasaki 1945

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Soldiers returning home from WWII 1945

Soldiers returning home from WWII 1945

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A 418th Night Fighter Squadron P-61 on Okinawa, 1945

Sergeant Francis Daggertt and German soldier …

Sergeant Francis Daggertt and German soldier who was apprehended in Kronach. April 27th 1945

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