Tag Archives: 1944

Weegee Knew Something Was Brewing – and It Was!

Weegee, This is the scene as Weegee shot it before the blast; he said his psychic bone told him something would happen. Then…, July 5, 1944 (2040.1993) Weegee, …something happened, all right – the street fell in. Note the fallen … Continue reading

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Julia Pirotte, Resistance in Marseille, 1944

Julia Pirotte, Deux partisans juifs, Marseille, 1944 (368.1983) Julia Pirotte, Les armes, Marseille, 1944 (362.1983) Julia Pirotte, L’Insurrection, Marseille, 1944 (363.1983) Julia Pirotte, Maquis near Venelles, 1944 (377.1983) Julia Pirotte, Une action près de gardanes, Marseille, 1944 (344.1983) Julia Pirotte, … Continue reading

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“The Toll of the Victory was Heavy,” June 1944

LIFE, August 28, 1944, pp. 74-5 Saipan Eyewitness Tells of the Island Fight by Robert Sherrod Photographs for LIFE by Peter Stackpole and W. Eugene Smith Marines Follow Tanks Against Last Jap Defenders as Machine Gunners Keep Japs Down. Three … Continue reading

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“War’s Terror Struck at the Innocent,” June 1944

W. Eugene Smith, Frontline soldier with canteen, Saipan, June 1944 (E.L.1981.13) W. Eugene Smith, [Saipan civilians smoked out of cave], June 1944 (1582.2005) W. Eugene Smith, [Saipan civilians smoked out of cave] [verso], June 1944 (1582.2005) W. Eugene Smith, [Woman … Continue reading

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“Face of New York on Invasion Day”

PM, June 7, 1944, p.20, Photos by Weegee Face of New York on Invasion Day The crowds in Times Square were serious yesterday – glad that D-Day had come and yet solemn at the thought of the boys in the … Continue reading

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June 6, 1944

Robert Capa, [American soldiers landing on Omaha Beach, D-Day, Normandy, France], June 6, 1944 (2007.17.1) Robert Capa, [American soldiers landing on Omaha Beach, D-Day, Normandy, France] [verso], June 6, 1944 (2007.17.1) Robert Capa, [American soldiers landing on Omaha Beach, D-Day, … Continue reading

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Dog Show (pretty happy)

Lisette Model, The Dog Show, New York, 1950 (37.1993) Lisette Model, The Dog Show, New York, 1950 (61.1993) Lisette Model, The Dog Show, New York, 1950 (65.1993) John Albert, [Unidentified Bulldog standing and licking its nose, New York], 1944 (2013.115.40) … Continue reading

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