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A French veteran of the Great War, who became an active partisan in the resistance during the German occupation, photographed in August 1947 during the Liberation Day celebrations.

A French veteran of the Great War, who became an active partisan in the resistance during the German occupation, photographed in August 1947 during the Liberation Day celebrations.

February 22, 2013, 2:00pm / 65

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A mother and her baby sport their required gas masks during a chemical attack preparations test in London, 1941. The fear of an aerial gas attack was a very real threat posed to the British population as the Germans (and Allies alike) had used chemical warfare in the Great War.

A mother and her baby sport their required gas masks during a chemical attack preparations test in London, 1941. The fear of an aerial gas attack was a very real threat posed to the British population as the Germans (and Allies alike) had used chemical warfare in the Great War.

February 22, 2013, 1:00pm / 215

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American servicemen being housed in barracks made from a converted airplane hangar during ongoing preparations for war just prior to US involvement in WWII, November 1941

American servicemen being housed in barracks made from a converted airplane hangar during ongoing preparations for war just prior to US involvement in WWII, November 1941

February 22, 2013, 12:00pm / 35

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Soldiers and their brides being married in a mass ceremony, something which was not totally uncommon, in El Paso, 1942

Soldiers and their brides being married in a mass ceremony, something which was not totally uncommon, in El Paso, 1942

February 22, 2013, 1:06am / 59

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Workers at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland testing machine guns, 20mm aircraft caynon, sighting on a Bofors AA gun, and a prototype carbine, 1942

February 22, 2013, 1:02am / 478

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Tis but a scratch.

Tis but a scratch.

February 22, 2013, 12:50am / 29

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Ex-Sargeant Ernie Kreiling and his wife stand in the foxhole where he first encountered and heard the enemy during his service in Europe; the couple took a vacation tour to battlefields where he had fought during the Second World War, 1947

Ex-Sargeant Ernie Kreiling and his wife stand in the foxhole where he first encountered and heard the enemy during his service in Europe; the couple took a vacation tour to battlefields where he had fought during the Second World War, 1947

February 21, 2013, 6:14pm / 387

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Four workers of the Vega aircraft plant in Burbank, CA taking their lunch break out by the bomb shelter, August 1943.

Four workers of the Vega aircraft plant in Burbank, CA taking their lunch break out by the bomb shelter, August 1943.

February 21, 2013, 5:00pm / 76

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