The second world war guide to sexual health - in pictures
VD is not victory: the second world war guide to sexual health - in pictures
This youngster looks no more than 16. The picture though was taken in 1941 in Russia. Lying about your age was not uncommon in the age of volunteering for war, but the German army wasn't easy to fool. Somehow, this kid got his wish to join the firing line.
"Women in Britain come into the factories. Ask at any employment exchange for advice and full details." Published in 1941 by the British Ministry of Information. Artwork by Donald Zec. - WWII propaganda poster Great Britain (UK), women war workers
No enemy sub will dare lift its eye if you lend your Zeiss or Bausch & Lomb binoculars to the Navy – pack carefully, include your name and address - (1941)
An aerial view of the WWI Loos-Hulluch trench system in France. British trenches are situated on the left of the photo, and German trenches on the right – in the middle of the two is no man’s land. July 22, 1917. WWI
Rheintochter was a German surface-to-air missile developed during World War II. Its name comes from the mythical Rheintöchter (Rhinemaidens) of Richard Wagner's opera series Der Ring des Nibelungen.The project was cancelled on February 6, 1945.
WW2 ¥ (1945) German women doing their washing at a cold water hydrant in a Berlin street. A knocked-out German scout car stands beside them, 3 July 1945.