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William Mauvais and Maeva Truntzer

William Mauvais and Maeva Truntzer

A nurse with child evacuees from Plymouth in the garden of the Chaim Weizmann Home at Tapley Park, Instow, North Devon, October 1942.

A nurse with child evacuees from Plymouth in the garden of the Chaim Weizmann Home at Tapley Park, Instow, North Devon, October 1942.

Nickolas Winton saved approximately 10,000 Jewish children at risk from the Nazis, by setting up an organization which would commute them as refugees, into Britain.   Winton also found homes for 669 children, many of whom had lost their parents in Auschwitz. Winton's mother also worked with him to place the children in homes, and later hostels. Throughout the summer he placed advertisements seeking families to take them in.

Nickolas Winton saved approximately 10,000 Jewish children at risk from the Nazis, by setting up an organization which would commute them as refugees, into Britain. Winton also found homes for 669 children, many of whom had lost their parents in Auschwitz. Winton's mother also worked with him to place the children in homes, and later hostels. Throughout the summer he placed advertisements seeking families to take them in.

1942 Life Magazine Teaches You How to Kiss (Look at the guys arms in the bottom left....LMAO)

1942 Life Magazine Teaches You How to Kiss (Look at the guys arms in the bottom left....LMAO)

Dressed in the uniform of a technical sergeant of the U.S. Army Air Forces which he joined, Gene Autry, cowboy movie actor, found himself as popular with a pair of glamorous actresses as he is with the kids of the nation when he appeared at a benefit party staged by film actress Marion Davies, Aug. 9, 1942. With him are Rita Hayworth, left, and Dorothy Lamour. (AP Photo)

Dressed in the uniform of a technical sergeant of the U.S. Army Air Forces which he joined, Gene Autry, cowboy movie actor, found himself as popular with a pair of glamorous actresses as he is with the kids of the nation when he appeared at a benefit party staged by film actress Marion Davies, Aug. 9, 1942. With him are Rita Hayworth, left, and Dorothy Lamour. (AP Photo)

Whitey's Lindy Hoppers:  Frankie Manning & the rest of the crew.  Changed the game.

Whitey's Lindy Hoppers: Frankie Manning & the rest of the crew. Changed the game.

A WWII sailor cuts in on a dance between another soldier and his pretty companion on this 1942 cover of Liberty magazine illustrated by John Newton Howitt.

A WWII sailor cuts in on a dance between another soldier and his pretty companion on this 1942 cover of Liberty magazine illustrated by John Newton Howitt.

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