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photoVictimsLink_919 Sosnowiec, Summer1942, deportations

During World War II, Josephine Baker served with the French Red Cross and was an active member of the French resistance movement. The French Resistance was a group of individuals who helped to win the war against the German Nazis enemy with undercover work. Using her career as a cover Baker became an intelligence agent, carrying secret messages written in invisible ink on her sheet music. She was awarded honor of the Croix de Guerre, and received a Medal of the Resistance in 1946.

Holocaust Memorial, Paris

A Dutch woman who survived the "Hongerwinter" the Hunger Winter of 1944-45 when the occupied Netherlands was denied any food or fuel by the Germans.

Children being evacuated from the city during the ongoing German bombing blitz. London, 1940.

A wife and baby saying farewell to their serviceman husband at Pennsylvania Station during WWII, March 1943

In Remembrance of D-Day June 6, 1944 ... D-Day nurse

WWII. During the German occupation of The Netherlands people used a car without fuel because of shortages. In this picture a Ford V-8 is drawn by a horse. The spot that would usually holds the engine is now being used as the drivers' seat. Holland, The Hague, may 14th 1941

World War Two, United States Army Air Force (U.S.A.A.F.), 5th Photo Reconnaissance Group, 4th Photo Squadron: "Mail call." Handwritten on back: "Must read a letter from home!" Cpl. Donald Krasno (Photo Lab Tech), Italy, 1944 or 1945