"I remember the 1940s as a time when we were united in a way known only to that generation. We belonged to a common cause-the war." -Gene Tierney
An American soldier says goodbye to his wife and infant child in Pennsylvania Station before shipping out for service in World War II. New York City,1943. [659 x 800]
An American soldier says goodbye to his wife and infant child in Pennsylvania Station before shipping out for service in World War II. New York City,1943. [659 x 800] : HistoryPorn
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One of America’s most prolific and successful songwriters was Irving Berlin. One of his most famous songs, "White Christmas," first appeared in the 1942 film, "Holiday Inn." Here, Fred Astaire plays for director Mark Sandrich and actress Virginia Dale on the set.
Parts of the destroyed Tiergarten, including the prewar zoo near the Brandenburg Gate on the western side, were parceled out to people so that they could grow vegetables and combat starvation. This woman decided that her parcel could have added amenities. The bathtub was apparently salvaged from the ruins. (1947)
Artists in Exile group photo, New York, 1942. Left to right, first row: Stanley William Hayter, Leonora Carrington, Frederick Kiesler, Kurt Seligmann; second row: Max Ernst, Amédée Ozenfant, André Breton, Fernand Léger, Berenice Abbott; third row: Jimmy Ernst, Peggy Guggenheim, John Ferren, Marcel Duchamp, Piet Mondrian.