Berlin at the end of WWII - Berlin after WWII May 1945 was a city that had been completely destroyed. Germany had allowed the cruel ideology of Nazi hate to rule there from 1933. Just 12 years later it was a waste land.
The storefront of a Japanese-American man following the raid of Pearl Harbor and declaration of war on Japan. Soon after he was taken from his house and transferred to an internment camp.
View of Pearl Harbor looking southwesterly from the hills to the northward. Taken during the Japanese raid, with anti-aircraft shell bursts overhead. Large column of smoke in lower center is from USS Arizona (BB-39). Smaller smoke columns further to the left are from the destroyers Shaw (DD-373), Cassin (DD-372) and Downes (DD-375), in drydocks at the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard.
Dorothea Lange's previously unpublished photo series on the internment of US citizens of Japanese ancestry in the 1940s.
The rise of Stalin: Josef Stalin begins advocating "Socialism in One Country," which says that the Bolsheviks should focus building communism in the countries they already control rather than spreading the revolution. This draws to him many like-minded Party members but puts him in ideological opposition to Trotsky, Kamenev, and Zinoviev.
Oakland, California, Dorothea Lange, 1942. Documenting the internment of Japanese-Americans in WW2.