Tag: World War II

332nd Fighter Group airmen at a briefing in Ramitelli, Italy. March 1945. Foreground: Emile G. Clifton of San Francisco and Richard S. "Rip" Harder of Brooklyn.

Colorized Tuskegee Airman Photo

This is a great colorized photo of the Tuskegee Airmen in 1945. Source: Shorpy

P-51 Mustang in Flight Over California

What a stunning color photo from World War II. This image shows a P-51 in flight over Inglewood, California in 1942. Source: Shorpy
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It’s Raining in 1943 New York City

This photo shows the Big Apple back during World War II. It was a rainy spring day that March of 1943.Source: ShorpyMarch 1943. "New...
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Cologne Cathedral During World War II

This beautiful black and white photo shows the cathedral in Cologne during World War II. Thankfully it survivied the bombings and stands today. Click...
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1941’s Fourth of July in Vale, Oregon

This was the last Fourth of July before the U.S. entered World War II. This series of photos shows a time when things were...
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Catastrophic Bomb Damage in Tokyo During World War II

Below is a photograph -- which really isn't cool as much as it is historic -- showing Tokyo and the incredible damage caused by...
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B-29 Superfortress Crash Lands on Iwo Jima

What a fascinating photo of a B-29 Superfortress which crash landed on Iwo Jima. A 19th Bomb Group Boeing B-29 which had its controls...
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Copenhagen, Denmark Bicyclists During the 1940s

This great old photo from World War II shows the city of Copenhagen, Denmark and its plethora of bicyclists in Nørrebrogade commuting through the...
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Liberation of Paris in August of 1944

This amazing historic image shows Free French tanks rolling through Paris, passing by the Arc de Triomphe after the city was liberated from the...
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World War II Boeing B-29 Factory in Wichita, Kansas

Here is a great photo from World War II, showing a fleet of Boeing B-29s being built in the assembly facilities at Wichita, Kansas....

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