The Kindertransport (children transport) sculpture stands outside Liverpool Street railway station, in central London, as a memorial to the 10,000 Jewish children who escaped to England from Nazi occupied Europe during World War II.
Operation Magic Carpet: Bringing Home the Heroes of WWII
Shipboard life, GIs in bunks on the U. Army transport SS Pennant on November Not good for those suffering from claustrophobia. Comfort range between 0 and question: how did those in the upper bunks reached their bunks?
Female Soldier of Polish Resistance "Home Army" (Armia Krajowa) WWII. Armia Krajowa, or Home Army, was the dominant Polish Resistance Movement in WWII German-occupied Poland. The AK's primary resistance operations were sabotage of German activities, including transports headed for the Eastern Front in the Soviet Union. The AK also fought several full-scale battles against Germans, particularly in 1943 and 1944. ~Repinned Via Jeanine Hagerman
Medical evacuation, WW2 style: Moroccans serving with the Free French during the campaign in Italy, 1943-44, use supply mules to transport their wounded to forward dressing stations. The Moroccans covered a mountainous location, with the mules bringing in supplies and ammunition and, on the return journey, helping with moving the wounded.
Cesar Julio Romero, Jr. (Feb 15, 1907 – Jan 1, 1994) was an American actor. In October 1942, he enlisted in U.S. Coast Guard in Pacific Theater. He reported aboard Coast Guard-manned assault transport USS Cavalier in November, 1943, saw action during the invasions of Tinian Saipan. He preferred to be a regular part of the crew was eventually promoted to Chief Boatswain's Mate.
Ever wonder where those photos of aircraft in flight come from?