May 08, 1945 — Two million people gathered in Times Square to celebrate the end of World War II.
a sailor kissed a stranger in Times Square at the end of World War II
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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.
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
"Times Square Kiss" One Kiss Times Square After ii World War. Edith Swain - Nurse in Famous Wwii "Times Square Kiss" Photo | TripAdvisor™
Two sailors celebrating the end of World War II, (SJSU University Archives Photographic Collection)
World War II Pin-up girl Margie Stewart visiting troops in Reims, France in June 1945
Wounded US troops attend mass at the Coventry Cathedral ruined during the Blitz shortly after the end of the war, May 13, 1945.
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
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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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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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)
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 moral causes célèbres of the war.
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
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.
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.
This is an old photograph of a legally grown marijuana crop in rural Crittenden County, Kentucky that was taken in 1942. During World War II, the U.S. Government paid farmers in rural Kentucky to raise marijuana for national defense purposes. The marijuana plants were used to make hemp rope. Legal marijuana growing ended at the end of World War II.
Fresh off of celebrating his 107th birthday, Austinite and World War II veteran Richard Overton heads to Washington, D.C., this weekend on an Honor Flight. Mr. Overton turned 107 May 12, 2013, which the Austin City Council proclaimed as “Richard A. Overton Day.” Mr. Overton’s World War II stories are typical for the greatest generationers who did so much for us and asked so little for it.
D-Day During World War II the allied forces planned to create a two front-war by continuing the battle on the east. Also to start a new battle on the western front. In June 1944 the United States, United Kingdom, and a few other countries started the attack. Operation Overload also known as D-Day.
Lt. Charles Bailey, Sr. was the last of the line. He was the last of Punta Gorda, Fla.’s “Fighting Bailey Brothers.” The last of a family of seven sons and two daughters who distinguished themselves in war and in life during World War II, Korea and much of the 20th Century.
Normandy, France. 7th May 2013 -- Remains of bunker Aleman. -- Omaha Beach is the code name for one of the five sectors of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on 6 June 1944, during World War II. The beach is located on the coast of Normandy, France.
Today is Shine a Light on Slavery Day. 27 million people are living enslaved around the world today. This is happening in our own cities. Houston is a major hub for human trafficking. People are not property. They should not be bought and sold. There is a generation rising up to let the world know we are not going to stand by and watch this happen. We are going to fight. Today is a day of awareness, but awareness leads to action. We are in it to end it. #enditmovement
Paul Newman served in the United States Navy in World War II in the Pacific theater. Unable to be a pilot, because he was colour blind, he was sent instead to boot camp and then received further training as a radioman and gunner. He qualified as a rear-seat radioman and gunner in torpedo bombers, in 1944. He later flew from aircraft carriers as a turret gunner in an Avenger torpedo bomber. As a radioman-gunner, he served aboard the USS Bunker Hill during the Battle of Okinawa, 1945.
USMC Navajo Codetalkers during the Bougainville Campaign 1943. Code talkers were people who used obscure languages as a means of secret communication during wartime. The name code talkers is strongly associated with bilingual Navajo speakers specially recruited during World War II by the Marines to serve in their standard communications units in the Pacific Theater. Code talking, however, was pioneered by Choctaw Indians serving in the U.S. Army during World War I.
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Members of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) are pictured at Lockbourne Army Air Field in World War II. From left to right are Frances Green, Margaret Kirchner, Ann Waldner and Blanche Osborn. The WASP were civilian women pilots who flew in non-combat situations for the U.S. Army Air Forces during the war. The program came to an abrupt end in 1944 because of gender politics.
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This last known picture of Hitler was taken approximately two days prior to his death as he stands outside his Berlin bunker entrance surveying the devastating bomb damage. With Germany lying in ruins after six years of war, and with defeat imminent, Hitler decided to take his own life. But before doing so, he married Eva Braun and then penned his last will and testament. The next day in the afternoon on April 30, 1945 Braun and Hitler’ entered his living room to end their lives.