Street scene outside of hotels on East 43rd
A quiet wedding, Montrouge, Paris, 1945. Photographed by Robert Doisneau.
Teenage boy fixing his hair in Des Moines, Iowa, 1945. Photographed by Nina Leen.
August 23, 1945. Red Army over Port Arthur.
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 the radio. The Dutch Resistance celebrates. May, 1945