50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1940s Volume 2

Boston showgirls, early 1940s.
Gene Tierney, 1943
A cafe of a truck stop on U.S. 1 (New York Avenue), Washington, D.C., June 1940.
Outbound, Arroyo Seco Parkway, Los Angeles, 1949.
Lido Beach, Florida, 1948.
Air flies up ladies skirts at Coney Island, 1940s.
Danish girls celebrating the Liberation of Denmark from the German occupation, May 5, 1945.
American soldiers inspecting a portion of the Maginot line, 1944.
Main street of Creede, Colorado in 1942
On trip back home from California, 1946.
Union Station waiting room, Chicago, 1943.
Times Square, New York, 1947.
Listening to D-Day broadcast at the beach, June 1944.
London, 1940s.
The jive, 1942.
Paris, 1948.
New York City, 1940s
Douglas Aircraft workers in a moment of silent prayer, June 6, 1944.
New York City street corner, 1940.
People sunbathe on the beach and walk along the boardwalk at Coney Island in Brooklyn, NYC, May 27, 1945.
Young man feeding two pigeons in a window, New York, 1949.
New York City daydream, 1944.
Maintenance worker walking down the cable of Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, 1947.
Teenagers and their jalopy ‘The Boogie Woogie,’ Belle Glade, Florida, June 1940.
A couple swing dancing, 1942.
Shopping in 1945.
Paris, 1948.
People sit on the curb amongst confetti and paper from the parade celebrating the end of WWII in NYC. Aug. 14, 1945.
Hiawatha about to depart from Union Station, Chicago, 1943.
Harlem, NYC, 1942.
Union Station, Chicago, 1943.
Dubuque, Iowa, 1940.
Chinatown, San Francisco, 1944.
Footprints of the stars at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, 1944.
Two workmen eat their lunch beside their excavation on fashionable Fifth Avenue between 56th and 57th Streets in New York, June 8, 1948.
Beach bronzes, California, 1947.
Coney Island, NYC, 1949.
A young woman’s likeness is painted on a billboard advertising, New York, 1947.
Chorus Girls at the Latin Quarter, New York, 1949.
A view of Damascus, Syria, 1940.
French civilians sharing drinks with British soldiers in Paris, 1944.
The crush of the ocean liner SS Normandie on 9 February 1942 at New York City’s pier 88
Linda Christian, the first ’Bond girl’, 1945
A boy watches television for the first time through a shop window, 1948
A young Inuit girl and her husky dog, 1949
French tourist, Normandy, 1947.
Lana Turner, 1942
Rita Hayworth in “Gilda”, 1946
A U.S. soldier mocks Hitler for the camera in World War II.
Little Italy, New York City, 1943.

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