40 Vintage Photographs of U.S. Soldiers in Vietnam

The Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, was a conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was officially fought between North Vietnam and South Vietnam. North Vietnam was supported by theContinue reading “40 Vintage Photographs of U.S. Soldiers in Vietnam”

44 Amazing Vintage Photos Showing Life in the Warsaw Ghetto in the Summer of 1941

On 2 October 1940, Ludwig Fischer, Governor of the Warsaw District in the occupied General Government of Poland, signed the order to officially create a Jewish district (ghetto) in Warsaw. It was to become the largest ghetto in Nazi-occupied Europe. All Jewish people in Warsaw had to relocate to the area of the ghetto byContinue reading “44 Amazing Vintage Photos Showing Life in the Warsaw Ghetto in the Summer of 1941”

Cycling on the Streets of Paris in 1942

These photographs were taken by André Zucca in Paris while the city was occupied by the Germans during World War II. Zucca was a French photographer and Nazi collaborator, most well known for his work with the German propaganda magazine Signal. While everything changed with the German occupation, most things also remained the same. TheContinue reading “Cycling on the Streets of Paris in 1942”

54 Poignant Photos of the Battle Of The Bulge, 1944-1945

The Battle of the Bulge (16 December 1944 – 25 January 1945) was the last major German offensive campaign on the Western Front during World War II. It was launched through the densely forested Ardennes region of Wallonia in eastern Belgium, northeast France, and Luxembourg, towards the end of World War II. The furthest westContinue reading “54 Poignant Photos of the Battle Of The Bulge, 1944-1945”

70 Amazing Photographs of American Soldiers During the Vietnam War

In the spring of 1965, within weeks of 3,500 American Marines arriving in Vietnam, a 39-year-old Briton named Larry Burrows began work on a feature for LIFE magazine, chronicling the day-to-day experience of U.S. troops on the ground—and in the air—in the midst of the rapidly widening war. In the heat of battle, in theContinue reading “70 Amazing Photographs of American Soldiers During the Vietnam War”

Lee Miller’s Stunning Images of Women During World War II

Raped aged seven. Spotted by Conde Nast aged 19. Muse to Man Ray in her twenties. Painted by Picasso aged 30. And the woman in Hitler’s bathtub in 1945, aged 38. She is Lee Miller, a model who left the world of fashion to become a fearless war photographer during the dark days of theContinue reading “Lee Miller’s Stunning Images of Women During World War II”

24 Amazing Photos of African American Women at Work During World War II

American women have participated in defense of this nation in both war and peacetime. Their contributions, however, have gone largely unrecognized and unrewarded. While women in the United States Armed Forces share a history of discrimination based on gender, black women have faced both race and gender discrimination. Initially barred from official military status, blackContinue reading “24 Amazing Photos of African American Women at Work During World War II”