May 08, 1945 — Two million people gathered in Times Square to celebrate the end of World War II. by Selkie~gal
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Selkie~gal May 08, 1945 — Two million people gathered in Times Square to celebrate the end of World War II.
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May 08, 1945 — Two million people gathered in Times Square to celebrate the end of World War II. by aline
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aline May 08, 1945 — Two million people gathered in Times Square to celebrate the end of World War II.
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Celebrating the end of World War II
Times Square, 1945. by Mariya pp
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Mariya pp Celebrating the end of World War II Times Square, 1945.
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Times Square NYC, May 8, 1945..the end of WWII...2 million people by wing.suen.56
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wing.suen.56 Times Square NYC, May 8, 1945..the end of WWII...2 million people
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a sailor kissed a stranger in Times Square at the end of World War II by Eva0707
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Eva0707 a sailor kissed a stranger in Times Square at the end of World War II
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How the end of World War II was reported in 1945... by Selkie~gal
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Selkie~gal How the end of World War II was reported in 1945...
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1945 | On August 14, 1945 — VJ Day — a jubilant sailor plants a kiss on a nurse in Times Square to celebrate the Allies' long- awaited World War II victory over Japan. Originally published (not as a cover shot, as most people assume today, but as just one in a series of "VJ Day victory celebration" images featured in the middle of the magazine) in the August 27, 1945, issue of LIFE. by maque
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maque 1945 | On August 14, 1945 — VJ Day — a jubilant sailor plants a kiss on a nurse in Times Square to celebrate the Allies' long- awaited World War II victory over Japan. Originally published (not as a cover shot, as most people assume today, but as just one in a series of "VJ Day victory celebration" images featured in the middle of the magazine) in the August 27, 1945, issue of LIFE.
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Women in Ohio celebrating VJ Day and the imminent end of World War II. The Cleveland Press headline reads 'Japanese Offer to Surrender' August 1945 by aline
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aline Women in Ohio celebrating VJ Day and the imminent end of World War II. The Cleveland Press headline reads 'Japanese Offer to Surrender' August 1945
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"Times Square Kiss" One Kiss Times Square After ii World War. Edith Swain - Nurse in Famous Wwii "Times Square Kiss" Photo | TripAdvisor™ by My.Life.With.Aspergers
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My.Life.With.Aspergers "Times Square Kiss" One Kiss Times Square After ii World War. Edith Swain - Nurse in Famous Wwii "Times Square Kiss" Photo | TripAdvisor™
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Two sailors celebrating the end of World War II, (SJSU University Archives Photographic Collection) by Tyrone
Tyrone
Tyrone Two sailors celebrating the end of World War II, (SJSU University Archives Photographic Collection)
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Returning Mona Lisa to Louvre, Paris, after end of World War II. by carrie
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carrie Returning Mona Lisa to Louvre, Paris, after end of World War II.
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World War II Pin-up girl Margie Stewart visiting troops in Reims, France in June 1945 by christa
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christa World War II Pin-up girl Margie Stewart visiting troops in Reims, France in June 1945
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Wounded US troops attend mass at the Coventry Cathedral ruined during the Blitz shortly after the end of the war, May 13, 1945. by tiffany
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tiffany Wounded US troops attend mass at the Coventry Cathedral ruined during the Blitz shortly after the end of the war, May 13, 1945.
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Return of the Mona Lisa at the end of World War Two. --- On the eve of war, curators at the Louvre swathed the museum's most priceless by Selkie~gal
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Selkie~gal Return of the Mona Lisa at the end of World War Two. --- On the eve of war, curators at the Louvre swathed the museum's most priceless
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The New York Times World War II Coin and Stamp Collection Wall Framed Memorabilia $24.35 by Wayfair
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Wayfair The New York Times World War II Coin and Stamp Collection Wall Framed Memorabilia $24.35
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Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima; Joe Rosenthal, 1945.  One of the most indelible images of World War II as well as a Pulitzer winner, this by Selkie~gal
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Selkie~gal Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima; Joe Rosenthal, 1945. One of the most indelible images of World War II as well as a Pulitzer winner, this
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World War II novel ‘Between Shades of Gray’ may be heading to the big screen (via EW) by reba
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reba World War II novel ‘Between Shades of Gray’ may be heading to the big screen (via EW)
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Map of the World Adjusted for the Population Size of Countries                                        The map uses 1 grid square to represent 1 million people. by lizzie
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lizzie Map of the World Adjusted for the Population Size of Countries The map uses 1 grid square to represent 1 million people.
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World War II was the deadliest war in history ... over 60 million lives were lost which constituted more than 2.5% of the humans living on earth at the time. by leila
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leila World War II was the deadliest war in history ... over 60 million lives were lost which constituted more than 2.5% of the humans living on earth at the time.
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People at entrance of a public shelter watch enemy planes during a daytime raid in London during The Blitz of World War II in 1940. (George Rodger) by brandy
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brandy People at entrance of a public shelter watch enemy planes during a daytime raid in London during The Blitz of World War II in 1940. (George Rodger)
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In 1917 and 1918, approximately 24 million men living in the United States completed a World War I draft registration card.  Between November 1940 and October 1946, more than 10 million American men between the ages of 18 and 65 registered for the World War II draft.  Join Crista Cowan for a look at what these valuable records can tell you about your family members who lived during war time. by ronda
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ronda In 1917 and 1918, approximately 24 million men living in the United States completed a World War I draft registration card. Between November 1940 and October 1946, more than 10 million American men between the ages of 18 and 65 registered for the World War II draft. Join Crista Cowan for a look at what these valuable records can tell you about your family members who lived during war time.
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The Kawasaki Ki-45 Toryu (屠龍, "Dragon Slayer") was a two-seat, twin-engine fighter used by the Imperial Japanese Army in World War II. The by Selkie~gal
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Selkie~gal The Kawasaki Ki-45 Toryu (屠龍, "Dragon Slayer") was a two-seat, twin-engine fighter used by the Imperial Japanese Army in World War II. The
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John Basilone (November 4, 1916 – February 19, 1945) was a United States Marine Gunnery Sergeant who received the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Guadalcanal during World War II. He was the only enlisted Marine in World War II to receive the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross.- He lived in Raritan NJ where  they have a small monument to him... by tammie
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tammie John Basilone (November 4, 1916 – February 19, 1945) was a United States Marine Gunnery Sergeant who received the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Guadalcanal during World War II. He was the only enlisted Marine in World War II to receive the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross.- He lived in Raritan NJ where they have a small monument to him...
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The men who raised the second flag over Iwo Jima.Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima. Taken on February 23, 1945, by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five United States Marines and a U.S. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the United States atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II. by tammie
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tammie The men who raised the second flag over Iwo Jima.Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima. Taken on February 23, 1945, by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five United States Marines and a U.S. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the United States atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.
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The men who raised the second flag over Iwo Jima.Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima. Taken on February 23, 1945, by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five United States Marines and a U.S. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the United States atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II. by tammie
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tammie The men who raised the second flag over Iwo Jima.Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima. Taken on February 23, 1945, by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five United States Marines and a U.S. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the United States atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.
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At the end of World War II, Allied Occupation forces found hundreds of midget submarines built and being built in Japan, including large numbers of the “Koryu” type. Many of these boats were in massed groups at shipyards and naval bases. by althea
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althea At the end of World War II, Allied Occupation forces found hundreds of midget submarines built and being built in Japan, including large numbers of the “Koryu” type. Many of these boats were in massed groups at shipyards and naval bases.
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World War II ~ The Statue of Liberty, photographed during a blackout in 1942 — an eloquent expression of the nation's mood in the first full year of a global conflict with no real end in sight. by ruby
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ruby World War II ~ The Statue of Liberty, photographed during a blackout in 1942 — an eloquent expression of the nation's mood in the first full year of a global conflict with no real end in sight.
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Dresden, Germany, aerial view, 1945. In four raids between 13 and 15 February 1945, the RAF and the USAAF dropped more than 3,900 tons of high-explosive bombs and incendiary devices on the city.The resulting firestorm destroyed fifteen square miles (39 square kilometers) of the city center. Between 22,700 and 25,000 people were killed.Post-war discussion of whether or not the attacks were justified has led to the bombing becoming one of the by bernadine
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bernadine Dresden, Germany, aerial view, 1945. In four raids between 13 and 15 February 1945, the RAF and the USAAF dropped more than 3,900 tons of high-explosive bombs and incendiary devices on the city.The resulting firestorm destroyed fifteen square miles (39 square kilometers) of the city center. Between 22,700 and 25,000 people were killed.Post-war discussion of whether or not the attacks were justified has led to the bombing becoming one of the
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Norman Rockwell Four Freedoms Propaganda Poster (U.S. Government Printing Office, 1943). World War II OWI Poster No. 43 "Save Freedom of Worship, Buy War Bonds."- The painting is used to construct the people of the enemy nations as lacking, or opposed to religious freedom by polly
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polly Norman Rockwell Four Freedoms Propaganda Poster (U.S. Government Printing Office, 1943). World War II OWI Poster No. 43 "Save Freedom of Worship, Buy War Bonds."- The painting is used to construct the people of the enemy nations as lacking, or opposed to religious freedom
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Victory Gardens during World War II:  Nearly 20 million Americans answered the call. They planted gardens in backyards, empty lots and even city rooftops. Neighbors pooled their resources, planted different kinds of foods and formed cooperatives, all in the name of patriotism... by maria.t.rogers
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maria.t.rogers Victory Gardens during World War II: Nearly 20 million Americans answered the call. They planted gardens in backyards, empty lots and even city rooftops. Neighbors pooled their resources, planted different kinds of foods and formed cooperatives, all in the name of patriotism...
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TANK WARFARE DURING FIRST WORLD WAR (Q 6298)   Two 'C' Battalion Mark II Tanks (C21 and C26) go into action during the Battle of Arras. They are fitted with torpedo booms for unditching. by marva
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marva TANK WARFARE DURING FIRST WORLD WAR (Q 6298) Two 'C' Battalion Mark II Tanks (C21 and C26) go into action during the Battle of Arras. They are fitted with torpedo booms for unditching.
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