Some beautiful color images from World War II America.

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Some beautiful color images from World War II America.

Many of these images were staged, but some were not. All give a good feel for what life was like during the war.



  • The images are gorgeous.

  • Chris Kirkendall

    Remarkable color & sharpness – one of the hallmarks of Kodachrome. Do we know if these were reprocessed from the original negatives using modern enhancement techniques? In any case, the photos capture a time when Americans truly pulled together to fight for democracy…

  • joe

    These images show a sharpness and warmth that digital has a hard time duplicating!

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