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Homeless travellers fill a dilapidated Berlin railway station platform, shortly after Germany's defeat in World War II. They are poorly dressed and many carry small bundles of belongings, amongst them are soldiers who have made their own way from Germany's Russian Front.

The year of vengeance: How neighbours turned on each other and anarchy erupted in the aftermath of WWII

1945- 12 million german civilians ethnically cleansed and deported from europe countries where they had lived for centuries - thousands of innocent germans butchered tortured and gang raped by their former neighbours because they were now the wrong race -German refugees, civilians and soldiers, crowd platforms of the Berlin train station after being driven from Poland and Czechoslovakia following the defeat of Germany by Allied forces

Incredible color footage of Berlin at the end of World War II | Daily Kos | Click to watch "the mesmerizing color footage of a bombed and burned out Berlin—taken in July 1945—roughly two months after German forces surrendered. The video comes from Chronos Media and shows Germans trying to clean-up the charred remains of the city. A rare glimpse into life in Berlin in 1945."

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An American sailor passionately kisses a nurse as thousands jam into Times Square to celebrate the long-awaited victory over Japan in World War II.

Photos show faces of First World War soldiers on the eve of battle

For much of the First World War, the small French village of Vignacourt was always behind the front lines ¿ as a staging point, casualty clearing station and recreation area for troops of all nationalities moving up to and then back from the battlefields on the Somme.

Complete end of WWII: After the US bombed Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan eventually surrendered to the US, finally ending WWII on September 2, 1945.

Antique Pretty African American Women Photo Old Black History Americana

Antique Pretty African American Women Photo Old Black History Americana. https://blackhistoryphotos.com/collections/vintage-1940-present-photos-african-american

Memorial stones located in Arlington National Cemetery for all 5 of the Sullivan Brothers, who were all lost on 13 November 1942 when the ship they were *all* serving on, USS Juneau, was hit off the Solomon Islands in the Pacific during WWII. Their bodies were never recovered. ** MADISON ABEL SULLIVAN - S2C - 8 November 1919 - 13 November 1942 - Purple Heart - Brothers in Arms **

French grenadier and his sentry dog, Aisne Front, France, World War I.