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Poor child, forced to fight, captured, likely terrified. He didn't have a chance. Thankful we don't force children to fight and hope it never comes to that.

Children in bomb shelter, England, 1940-41

A rescue worker with a very small child amid air raid damage.

Children pretend to be nurses in the ruins of a bombed London, WWII.

7 sons in service in 1942

Jewish girls hidden with Polish orphans in a convent/1944. click through for info on the film: Irena Sendler, In the Name of their Mothers, the story of a group of young Polish women who outwitted the Nazis to save thousands of Jewish children from certain death during WWII.

Klara Hitler, Hitler's mother. Click on her picture for a good read about Hitler's life.

World War 2 Poster. Americans: Always fighting for liberty! They thought so, and so did I, until our cuteness rulers reign

Germans fighting in Osterbeek, Netherlands against the British 1st Airborne Division, Operation Market-Garden, 1944.

American M4 Sherman tank bogged down in deep dirt of the rugged countryside near Minturno during the campaign to drive German forces from Italy. May 1944.