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World War II Seen in These Stunning Color Photographs

Many more black and white photographs exist from World War II than do color photographs which makes these images all the more interesting. They offer a view we don’t often get to see – from the uniforms to how the streets would have looked.

World War II in Stunning Color Photographs

Church ruins at Saint-Malo, France, in August 1944. Via/ Flickr

World War II in Stunning Color Photographs

American soldiers crossing farm country in Normandy, France, 1944. Via/ Flickr

World War II in Stunning Color Photographs

Tule Lake Japanese Internment Camp, 1942-43. Via/ Library of Congress

World War II in Stunning Color Photographs

Horse-drawn carts and military jeeps share the same narrow streets in Cherbourg, France, 1944. Via/ Flickr

World War II in Stunning Color Photographs

Canadian troops with Sherman tank, Caen, France, 1944. Via/ Flickr

World War II in Stunning Color Photographs

Troops play darts while awaiting deployment for Operation Overloard, Portland Harbor, England, 1944. Via/ Flickr

World War II in Stunning Color Photographs

General MacArthur gives his speech aboard the USS Missouri at the formal surrender of the Japanese, September 2, 1945. Via/ Wiki Commons

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