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Events of 16 July including Hitler's Directive for the invasion of England, Operation Sea Lion.

During WWII most of the street signs were taken down for metal drives to support the war effort. They started to come back in the late 1940s and early 1950s. In the late 1970s early 1980s the yellow signs were replaced with the modern green signs. The city of Chicago sold signs to residents which is why so many survive.

During WWII most of the street signs were taken down for metal drives to support the war effort. They started to come back in the late 1940s and early 1950s. In the late 1970s early 1980s the yellow signs were replaced with the modern green signs. The city of Chicago sold signs to residents which is why so many survive.

Pearl Harbor statistics. The Americans were bombed by the Japanese. This took place in Hawaii. December 7, 1941 was the date. The Japanese attacked as revenge for when the Americans attacked Manchuria.

Remembering Pearl Harbor~~~Our Dad was a Pearl Harbor Survivor~~~he was on the USS Nevada~~Dec. 1941 We will never forget!

Black market activity in Berlin, circa 1945-Shortages resulted in a thriving black market. Nearly anything was available on the black market for a price or barter. There was massive inflation in food prices by the end of the war.  Officially, selling and buying goods on the black market might result in a death sentence but there was widespread corruption and Nazi officials often turned a blind eye in return for bribes in cash or goods.

The difficult times and poor economy lead to a rampant and blatant black market, as shown by this picture of people clamoring over a black market seller.

30.5.14. Lady Mary Soames. Churchill's last surviving child.

Lady Soames obituary

Mary Churchill (Lady Soames), right, with her father, Winston, in Photograph: IWM/Getty Images

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Airborne Medics With Cigars. Airborne Combat Medics in a posed picture taken somewhere in Italy

A female air-warden carries a little girl after she had been rescued from her bombed home. England, The Second World War. IWM

EVERY DAY HERO. A female air-warden carries a little girl after she had been rescued from her bombed home. England, The Second World War. The terror on this little girl's face breaks my heart!

A French woman, Juliette Audieve, resists being taken into custody by the French Resistance following the liberation of their village by Allied forces. Another woman stands by, already handcuffed. The two women were accused of collaboration for having romantic relationships with German soldiers during the German occupation. Liesville-sur-Douve, Manche, Normandy, France. June 1944.

In the Normandy village of Liesville, angry French patriots take hold of Juliette Audieve, thought to have been a collaborator with the Germans. It appears the two ladies standing casually by are also partisans.

I sopravvissuti alla prima guerra mondiale omaggiano gli 8 milioni di cavalli morti

Funny pictures about Soldiers Paying Tribute. Oh, and cool pics about Soldiers Paying Tribute. Also, Soldiers Paying Tribute photos.

Once the battle was won in the desert, German and Italian troops surrendered readily without further resistance. This is one of many photographs taken of Allied troops aiding the captured soldiers who, perhaps only a day before, had been trying to kill them.

Once the battle was won in the desert, German and Italian troops surrendered readily without further resistance. This is one of many photographs taken of Allied troops aiding the captured soldiers who, perhaps only a day before, had been trying to.

1943, Algérie française, Ali Pacha, chef berbère tire avec une mitraillette Thomson entouré d'autres Berbères et d'officiers de l'armée française

Ali Pasha, a Berber leader in French Algeria, draws a bead with a Thomson sub machine gun surrounded by fellow Berbers and French army officers,

Odette Hallowes - GC, MBE, Chevalier de la legion d'honneur. She worked for the French underground, but was betrayed to the Gestapo. Under torture, she stuck to her cover story, was sentenced to death and taken to Ravensbruck. She survived the war Band went on to testify against her prison guards in 1946. Beyond brave!

Odette Marie Celine Brailly, was born in Amiens, France on April She was recruited by the British Special Operations Executive (SOE) and sent to France as the radio operator for the 'Spindle' network, led by Peter Churchill in 1942 ~

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