Even decades after its end, WWII still strikes a chord in the hearts of people from all corners of the globe. For some, it was a time of epic heroism and a fight for morality and freedom. For others, it was a time when the darkest imaginations of the human soul came to life. Here, we’ve gathered a collection of rare World War 2 pictures that show both the depths of human evil and the fierce goodness we can aspire to. More than anything, these pictures from the Second World War prove that greatness can be achieved when good men and women vow to fight against monstrosities.
In a world that sometimes seems overrun by chaos, here you’ll find evidence that there is always hope, as long as those who stand for good continue to fight against the forces of evil. Though many are still stunned by the darkness that was revealed during the conflict, these WWII pictures will show you why it’s so important to remember history: It’s the only way to guarantee that some aspects of it are never repeated again.
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A POW Stares Defiantly At Hitler's Right-Hand Man
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An Abandoned Boy Sitting Amid The Ruins Of His London Home
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The Architect Of Auschwitz Right Before He Met His End
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Two Soldiers With 'Easter Eggs'
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German Soldiers Looting Fallen American GIs
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Aleksandra Samusenko, A Female Tank Commander