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Herbert List - Trepanation, Vienna, 1944 

Adolf Hitler’s designs for the nazi symbol (1920).

A Hawaiian mother shows off an early Easter gift to her infant: a gas mask, replete with bunny ears. Following the 7 December 1941 Japanese aerial assaults on Pearl Harbor and Kaneohe Naval Air Station, Hawaiian civilians feared an impending Japanese chemical or biological attack. By early 1942, thousands of gas masks were being sold and distributed to islanders. Honolulu, Honolulu County, Oahu, Territory of Hawaii (since 1959, a U.S. state). 3 April 1942.

Russian men and women rescue their humble belongings from their burning homes, said to have been set on fire by the Russians, part of a scorched-earth policy, in a Leningrad suburb on October 21, 1941.

Two young German Wehrmacht soldiers surrender to Allied forces along a roadside during the Battle of the Bulge; the German offensive campaign launched through the densely forested Ardennes region of Luxembourg, France and Wallonia in Belgium. The battle was Germany’s planned offensive with the primary goal to recapture the important Belgian harbor city of Antwerp from the Allies. Near Snamont, Liège, Wallonia, Belgium. 1 January 1945.

28 April 1945 - Benito Mussolini (second from left) and his mistress Clara Petacci (third from left) were murdered. The following day, their bodies were mutilated and put on display in Milan.
Mussolini’s fate was one of the reasons Adolf Hitler instructed that his and Eva Braun’s bodies were to be burned after they committed suicide on 30 April 1945.

1945 : Kids walking through destroyed streets of Berlin after the end of WWII

Stalin funeral photograph, 1953, by Dmitri Baltermants. Exhibited at The Photographer’s Gallery. 

18 year old French Résistance fighter, Simone Segouin, with war name Nicole Minet. She had come from Chartres to help liberate the capital. Paris, August 19, 1944.

French heavy tank FMC 2C