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World War Ii Photos

These Haunting Photos Reveal Italy's Liberation Through A Dual Lens

HuffPost Italy | Nicholas Miriello | Posted 03.17.2016 | World

Buildings destroyed by bombs, faces filled with despair, stoic soldiers, a worn-out Benito Mussolini, Pope Pius XII wading into a crowd of Allied troo...

These Photos Show Dresden Rise From The Ashes Of World War II

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 02.13.2015 | World

On Feb. 13 and Feb. 14, 1945, in the last year of World War II, American and British bombers flattened the German city of Dresden, engulfing the pictu...

This Is What Paris Looked Like After It Was Liberated From Nazis

The Huffington Post | Michael Maisel | Posted 08.25.2014 | World

When French and American troops swept into Paris in 1944 to liberate the capital from German rule, photographer Ralph Morse was there to docu...

18 Color Photos Of Female WWII Workers That Will Make You Proud(er) To Be A Woman

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.30.2014 | Arts

It's not that we need a reason to be proud of our womanhood, but when such a beautiful reminder comes along we can't help but share it. We stumbled up...

These Bizarre Gas Mask Photos From WWII Britain Show Life During Wartime

Posted 06.01.2014 | World

During World War II, Germany pummeled Britain for months on end with heavy bombing raids in a 1940-41 campaign termed the "Blitz" -- meaning lightning...

8 Intimate, Beautiful WWII Photos

Ransom Riggs | Posted 12.18.2012 | Books
Ransom Riggs

What interested me about the photos -- even more than the images themselves, at first -- was that they were available for sale at all. I wondered how people could give up pictures of their great-grandparents or why complete strangers would want them.

LOOK: Americans Contribute To The War Effort

Posted 05.02.2012 | World

Women wielding hand drills assemble dive-bombers and an infantryman crouching next to tires brandishes a Garand rifle; these scenes in the photos belo...