50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1940s Volume 3

People kneeling before pieta in St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City, 1942.
Marilyn Monroe at a beach in California, 1949.
Lady in the rain, Main Street, Norwich, Connecticut, November 1940.
Marilyn Monroe, 1945
Parkersburg, West Virginia, February 1940.
Heavy fog in the early afternoon, Chicago, Illinois, December 1942.
Times Square in the rain, New York, March 1943.
US Soldier playing the piano in World War II.
Newlyweds at the Hughes Dairy Bar, Tioga, Pennsylvania, 1949.
Sorority sisters at the University of Texas, 1944.
Aftermath of the Blitz, London, 1941.
Two women with a pet kitten outside the ruins of their shop in the village of Wagenberg, Netherlands, November 1944.
A Thanksgiving dinner without dad, 1940.
Three close friends in the Bronx, NYC, 1947.
‘C’ Division London Metropolitan Police Officers during WWII.
Passengers on a Pan Am Boeing 307, 1946
Sailor reading in his bunk aboard the USS Capelin at a submarine base in New London, Connecticut in August 1943.
Actresses Marlene Dietrich and Rita Hayworth serving food to soldiers at the Hollywood Canteen on November 17, 1942.
Simon’s, Los Angeles, 1940.
Opium smokers in Singapore relax in a sparsely furnished opium den in 1941.
Two sailors exhausted from celebrating the end of World War II, 1945.
Beware of the dog, 1940s.
Bathing suit models are shown listening to the radio on the beach, 1940s.
George Litwin, four years old carrying the sign ‘I don’t want to be a war orphan’ during the Detroit Mother’s Day peace parade, May 16th 1940.
Friendship kiss between Russian and U.S soldier, 1945
Joan Blondell and Carole Landis, 1941
People stand in line outside of Muir’s Drugs in downtown Muskegon, Michigan, 1945.
The first communion, Italy, 1940.
Modeling a hard plastic ‘safety bra’ to protect female workers at war plants, USA, 1943.
Vivien Leigh places the Oscar she won for her role as Scarlett in “Gone With The Wind” on her mantlepiece at home, 1940.
Chicago, 1949
Gas station and gospel mission, Cleveland, Ohio, 1947.
The Women’s Auxiliary Police Corps in Preston, England, working to keep a police car on the road, 1940.
American jeeps travel through a bombed-out town during the drive towards Rome, World War II.
Models hover over New York City in hat fashions of 1949.
Woman eating spaghetti in restaurant. New York, 1941.
Teenaged boys using blanket to toss their friend, Norma Baker, into the air on the beach, California, 1948.
VJ Day on the Streets of Hollywood, 1945.
Shipfitters on lunch break at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, August 1944.
Madge Rutherford, pilot trainee in the Women’s Flying Training Detachment, at Avenger Field, in Texas. 1943.
47th & Broadway, NYC, 1945.
Broadway at Times Square, 1949.
New York, 1949.
A Photographer Uses His Own Backdrop To Mask Poland’s World War II Ruins While Shooting A Portrait In Warsaw In November 1946
Roza Shanina, A 19-Year-Old Russian WWII Sniper With 59 Confirmed Kills
The Liberation Of Bergen-Belsen, April 1945
American Infantrymen Of The U.S. Army’s 92nd Infantry Division (“Buffalo Soldiers Division”) In Italy. April 1945
Jack Kerouac’s Naval Reserve Enlistment Mugshot, 1943
Man with bags, Los Angeles, 1940.
The ‘No Hat’ Craze, c.1940

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