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World War II (1939-1945) Collection (#2)

Historic images of events and people during the most destructive war in history

302 Items

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Pier Repairs

Pier Repairs
22nd March 1946: Bournemouth pier before the completion of war damage repairs. (Photo by Harry Todd/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Bombed Church

Bombed Church
1947: View from the vestibule of a bombed church looking into a courtyard where a pile of rubble and half of a wall stand in Berlin, Germany, post -World War II. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Narvik Campaign

Narvik Campaign
circa 1940: Railway lines, trains and depots suffered terribly during the Narvik Campaign. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Blurred Lights

Blurred Lights
Blurred car headlights illuminating Broadway during a brown out near the end of World War II

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: St. Pauls Cathedral

St. Pauls Cathedral
circa 1945: St. Pauls Cathedral with a cleared bomb site in the foreground. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: World War II Memorial with the Washington Monument

World War II Memorial with the Washington Monument
Night shot of the World War II memorial facing South and East toward the Washington Monument

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Il Duce (Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini) July 1938

Il Duce (Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini) July 1938
12th July 1938: Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini (1883 - 1945), known as Il Duce. Originally Mussolinis title for himself during World War II, meaning " the chief" in Italian

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Technology, Military, Armoured Vehicles, Tanks, World War II, French Renault FT17

Technology, Military, Armoured Vehicles, Tanks, World War II, French Renault FT17
Technology, Military, Armoured Vehicles, Tanks, World War II, French, Dorling Kindersley Prints, 71558895

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: 994707762

994707762
World War II (1939 1945), 994707762

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Silver Boeing B-17G American military jet with yellow Tail, side view

Silver Boeing B-17G American military jet with yellow Tail, side view

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: 1939 Supermarine Spitfire, side view

1939 Supermarine Spitfire, side view

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Young woman in overalls working by lathe in factory, (B&W)

Young woman in overalls working by lathe in factory, (B&W)

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: World War II

World War II
Fine Art Storehouse Vintage Photo Art Gallery: War: World War II

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Doomed B-24

Doomed B-24
circa 1944: A US Airforce B-24 Liberator bomber goes down in flames in a raid over Austria, during World War II. The American Airforce photographer who took the picture was quoted as saying I felt

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Blitz Skyline

Blitz Skyline
circa 1940: London skyline in the blitz silhouetted by the light of fires. (Photo by London Express/Getty Images)

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Aerial View Of St. Pauls Cathedral After The Blitz

Aerial View Of St. Pauls Cathedral After The Blitz
Aerial view of London, including St. Pauls Cathedral, after the Blitz during World War II, London, England, 1941. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: British Army Airspeed Horsa Glider Force

British Army Airspeed Horsa Glider Force
circa 1944: Four British Army Airspeed Horsa gliders with their tails detached for unloading and a Waco Hadrian glider all safely landed in a field

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Eyes Of The Fleet

Eyes Of The Fleet
circa 1940: A Blackburn Skua two seat fighter and dive-bomber of the Fleet Air Arm with arrestor hook and wheels lowered, flying over warships of the British Fleet. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Bombed St Thomas Hospital

Bombed St Thomas Hospital
The site of an air raid, which severely damaged St Thomas Hospital, London, May 1941. The Palace of Westminster and Big Ben can be seen across the Thames

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Bombed London

Bombed London
circa 1940: Bomb damage sustained by the City of London. Tower Bridge can be seen in the background. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: St Pauls Bomb Damage

St Pauls Bomb Damage
20th October 1940: St Pauls Cathedral after a direct hit during the blitz in London. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Supermarine Spitfire

Supermarine Spitfire
A Supermarine Spitfire IIa P7350 (foreround), and a Hawker Hurricane IIc LF363 with markings as they appeared in Guy Hamiltons film Battle Of Britain, 1969

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Civvy Street

Civvy Street
26th January 1946: Egerton Savory, whose progress during World War II was documented by Picture Post, returning home after being demobbed from the army, the day he dreamed of if full of doubts

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Scala Opera House

Scala Opera House
April 1946: Restoration of the dress circles and roof of the Scala Opera House which was heavily damaged during the bombing of Milan (Photo by Keystone Features/Getty Images)

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Technology, Military, Armoured Vehicles, Tanks, World War II, British, Whippet, Light Tank

Technology, Military, Armoured Vehicles, Tanks, World War II, British, Whippet, Light Tank, Armor, Army, Artillery, Britain, England, English, Machine, Machinery, Track, Vehicle, World War I

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: World War II Bomber, Battle of Britain

World War II Bomber, Battle of Britain
Low angle view of a World War II Bomber performing a flying display at the War and Peace Show, Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, Kent, UK, 25th July 2009

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Enemy Action

Enemy Action
circa 1940: Fighter plane damaged in action during WW II. (Photo by London Express/Getty Images)

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: The wrecked plane in Vik, Iceland

The wrecked plane in Vik, Iceland
The wrecked plane in world war II era is the famous place when you visit Vik, Iceland

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: The wrecked plane, Iceland

The wrecked plane, Iceland
The wrecked plane in world war II era is the famous place when you visit Vik, Iceland

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: The wrecked plane and northern lights, Iceland

The wrecked plane and northern lights, Iceland
The wrecked plane in world war II era is the famous place when you visit Vik, Iceland

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Villa Ende

Villa Ende, built by Hermann Ende (German architect, 1829 - 1907), destroyed in World War II. Wood engravings, published in 1898

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Railway gun

Railway gun
A railway gun, also called a railroad gun, is a large artillery piece, often surplus naval artillery, mounted on, transported by, and fired from a specially designed railway wagon

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Churchill Bridgelayer tank with hull removed and bridge attached to a hinged arm, side view

Churchill Bridgelayer tank with hull removed and bridge attached to a hinged arm, side view

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Churchill Tank mounted with a flame gun at the front and armoured trailer at the back

Churchill Tank mounted with a flame gun at the front and armoured trailer at the back

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Supermarine Spitfire plane, side view

Supermarine Spitfire plane, side view

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: German 1930 Junker 52 plane, side view

German 1930 Junker 52 plane, side view

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: A7V, German army tank

A7V, German army tank

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Aeroplane with four propellers in flight

Aeroplane with four propellers in flight

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: 1943 Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress, metallic-white bomber with star painted on side

1943 Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress, metallic-white bomber with star painted on side

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: VI Kivic type 2 rocket, digital illustration

VI Kivic type 2 rocket, digital illustration

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Tempest Mk II, Royal Air Force (RAF) fighter aircraft of World War II, expanded cross-section

Tempest Mk II, Royal Air Force (RAF) fighter aircraft of World War II, expanded cross-section

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Illustration of World War Two British soldier

Illustration of World War Two British soldier

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Digital illustration of High Frequency Direction Finder known by acronym HF / DF (Huff-Duff)

Digital illustration of High Frequency Direction Finder known by acronym HF / DF (Huff-Duff)
Digital illustration of High Frequency Direction Finder known by acronym HF/DF (Huff-Duff), a crucial technological resources used in the battle against U-boats

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Illustration of World War Two American soldier

Illustration of World War Two American soldier

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Illustration of World War Two Russian soldier

Illustration of World War Two Russian soldier

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Cross section Illustration of German World War Two Tiger II tank

Cross section Illustration of German World War Two Tiger II tank

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Illustration of World War Two Italian soldier

Illustration of World War Two Italian soldier

Background imageWorld War II (1939-1945) Collection: Cross section illustration of World War Two British Churchill MK VII tank

Cross section illustration of World War Two British Churchill MK VII tank



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