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Children exit school with the ‘Hitlergruß’. Germany, 1933. Unattributed

An American soldier receives a kiss in gratitude for the liberation of Paris during World War II. (August 25, 1944)

Claus von Stauffenberg who was behind the 1944 plot to kill Hitler. He was executed and deemed a traitor until later years when Germans build a memorial to him and the others behind the attempt to save the destruction of Germany from Hitler.

Arrested for their bathing suits. In the early 1900s, modesty laws were very strict and required most women to wear long one piece garments as well as stockings.

An entry from whacher

1940, London, post-air raid. a boy reading The History of London.

Classic construction worker. Steelworker. Photo b/w, city view, man, male, hardworking, history.

It's astonishing that one can find these types of "goofy" pictures taken at such grim times; shows that, we are all indeed human.