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stream of Italian prisoners leaves Bardia, on February 5, 1941, after the Australians had taken possession.

"Centerville, California. This youngster is awaiting an evacuation bus. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration." Dorothea Lange, 9 May 1942

"Keep on Saving Coal, Gas, Electricity, Paraffin" ~ British WWII motivational poster.

A head above the rest... The world's tallest man, Robert Wadlow. The size comparison of the crowd is quite a perspective.

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14 Striking Photos Of Women At Work During The First World War

<b>These black-and white photos show women working as nurses, firefighters, and soldiers.</b>

Artist: Dan Smith, 1865-1934. The ALA produced this poster in 1918 as a part of its "Books for Sammies" campaign to send books books to soldiers. In WW I, the English called American soldiers "Yanks" or "Sammies" for Uncle Sam. Thousands of these posters were displayed in libraries and expanded the libraries' visibility and their role as community centers by participating in wartime initiatives.

US New Mexico-class battleship in floating dry dock, World War II Pacific.