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World War II Pictures by Date

This is an index to pictures on the History Department server, for the use of faculty and students of the University of San Diego in class projects. These pictures may be used for research and educational purposes, but may not be published or sold in any way. Please respect any original copyrights of these pictures. Source abbreviations refer to the following: FDRL=Franklin D. Roosevelt Library; ILN=Illustrated London News; LC=Library of Congress; NA=National Archives; SES=Steven E. Schoenherr collection

1938 WW276.JPG 76."Hitler accepts the ovation of the Reichstag after announcing the `peaceful' acquisition of Austria. It set the stage to annex the Czechoslovakian Sudetenland, largely inhabited by a Germanspeaking population." Berlin, March LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - NA 208-N-39843. bw photo

1938 WW278.JPG 78. "The tragedy of this Sudeten woman, unable to conceal her misery as she dutifully salutes the triumphant Hitler, is the tragedy of the silent millions who have been `won over' toHitlerism by the `everlasting use' of ruthless force." Ca. LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - NA 208-PP-10A-2. bw photo

1938/09/26 81829 Hitler speech in Berlin (pub"d in ILN on Mar. 25, 1939) LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - ILN p. 463 bw photo

1938/09/29 01552 Chamberlain & Hitler at Munich conference LOCATION: Europe-Munich SOURCE: - FDRL - bw photo

1938/09/29 12251 Chamberlain shakes hands with Hitler at Munich LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - FDRL - bw photo

1938/12/19 WW2166.JPG 166. Prisoners in the concentration camp at Sachsenhausen, Germany, December 19, LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - NA 242-HLB-3609-25. bw photo

1939/01/04 04541 FDR State of the Union speech to Congress LOCATION: US-Washington SOURCE: - FDRL - bw photo

1939/02/01 81822 German subs of Weddigen Flotilla on exercises (Otto Weddigen was 1914 sub hero) LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - ILN p. 20 bw photo

1939/02/01 81823 German subs of Weddigen Flotilla at dock (Otto Weddigen was 1914 sub hero) LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - ILN p. 20 bw photo

Hitler speech in Berlin Sept. 26, 1938 LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - ILN p. 463 bw photo

1939/03/25 81830 German troops enter Brno, capital of Moravia LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - ILN p. 483 bw photo

1939/03/25 81830c Hitler and bodyguards drive thru Brno, capital of Moravia LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - ILN p. 483 bw photo

1939/04/15 81833 King Zog of Albania (left) with Ital.Count Ciano in 1937 LOCATION: Italy SOURCE: - ILN p. 625 bw photo

1939/04/28 81837 Hitler speech sequence answering FDR"s proposal for peace (pub"d in May 6 ILN) LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - ILN p. 781 bw photo

1939/04/28 81837bg Hitler speech sequence answering FDR"s proposal for peace (pub"d in May 6 ILN) - full page of all 9 images LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - ILN p. 781 bw photo

1939/04/28 81837c Hitler speech sequence answering FDR"s proposal for peace (pub"d in May 6 ILN) - 4 images LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - ILN p. 781 bw photo

1939/04/28 81837d Hitler speech sequence answering FDR"s proposal for peace (pub"d in May 6 ILN) - 1 image LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - ILN p. 781 bw photo

1939/05/06 81835 map of Poland LOCATION: Poland SOURCE: - ILN p. 771 bw map

1939/05/06 81835c map of Danzig Corridor in Poland LOCATION: Poland SOURCE: - ILN p. 771 bw map

Battle of Britain - German bomber crashed - "The Battle of Britain begins..." LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN cover bw photo

1939/07 WW286.JPG 86. "Over 500 firemen and members of the London Auxiliary FireFighting Services, including many women, combined in a war exercise over the ground covered by Greenwich (London) Fire Station." Ca. July LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - NA 306-NT-901-19. bw photo

1939/08/23 WW279.JPG 79. Soviet Foreign Commissar Vyacheslav Molotov signs the German-Soviet nonaggression pact; Joachim von Ribbentrop and Josef Stalin stand behind him. Moscow, August 23. LOCATION: Russia SOURCE: - NA 242-JRPE-44. bw photo

1939/09 0842F Germans invade Poland LOCATION: Europe-Poland SOURCE: - NA - bw photo

1939/09 WW277.JPG 77. German troops parade through Warsaw, Poland. PK Hugo J│ger,September LOCATION: Europe-Poland SOURCE: - NA 200-SFF-52. bw photo

1939/09 12288 Lothian, Lord , ambassador from Britain to US, listens to shortwave radio LOCATION: US SOURCE: - FDRL - bw photo

1939c 12258 Chamberlain tips hat LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - FDRL - bw photo

1939c 56843 Hitler and Eva Braun at Berchesgarden LOCATION: Germany - SOURCE: - NA - bw photo

1940 WW284.JPG 84. Aircraft spotter on the roof of a building in London. St. Paul's Cathedral is in the background. LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - NA 306-NT-901B-3. bw photo

1940/003 81617 Finns fight Russians on skies LOCATION: Europe-Finland SOURCE: - ILN p.137 bw photo

1940/01/06 81611 Finns vs Russian light-medium Christie type tank LOCATION: Europe-Finland SOURCE: - ILN p.011 bw sketch

1940/01/13 81613 German plane Me109 LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - ILN p.049 bw sketch

1940/01/13 81614 British planes - Spitfire LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN p.049 bw sketch

1940/02/10 81621 German Iron Cross medal of 1939 LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - ILN p.169 bw photo

1940/02/17 81731 Russian incindiary bomblets 60 per casing "Molotov"s breadbaskets" used on Finland LOCATION: Europe-Finland SOURCE: - ILN cover bw sketch

1940/02/17 81731 Russian incindiary bomblets 60 per casing "Molotov"s breadbaskets" used on Finland LOCATION: Russia SOURCE: - ILN cover bw sketch

1940/03/02 81732 King & Queen with bombing victims in London LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN p.263 bw PHOTO

1940/03/19 81624 Hitler & Mussolini meet in armored train for 1st time since Munich LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - ILN Mar. 23 p.420 bw photo

1940/03/19 81627 Mussolini & Hitler meet in armored train for 1st time since Munich LOCATION: Italy SOURCE: - ILN Mar. 23 p.420 bw photo

1940/03/23 81735 Caucasus oil fields of Russia LOCATION: Russia SOURCE: - ILN p.375 bw map

1940/05/04 81631 Nazi soldier (sargeant-major) drawing LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - ILN p.591 bw sketch

1940/05/11 81633 Churchill LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN p.619 bw photo

1940/05/14 WW2184.JPG 184. "The German ultimatum ordering the Dutch commander of Rotterdam to cease fire was delivered to him at 10:30 a.m. on May 14. At 1:22 p.m., German bombers set the whole inner city of Rotterdam ablaze, killing 30,000 of its inhabitants." Aerial view of the ruins of Rotterdam. LOCATION: Europe-Rotterdam SOURCE: - NA 208-PR-10L-3. bw photo

1940/06 WW203.JPG 3. Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini in Munich, Germany, ca. June LOCATION: Germany-Munich SOURCE: - NA 242-EB-7-38. bw photo

1940/06 WW280.JPG 80. British prisoners at Dunkerque, France, June LOCATION: France SOURCE: - NA 242-EB-7-35. bw photo

1940/06/01 81634 German heavy medium tank with 75mm gun LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - ILN p.751 bw sketch

1940/06/08 81637 German parachutist drawing LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - ILN p.787 bw sketch

1940/06/14 WW281.JPG 81. "A Frenchman weeps as German soldiers march into the French capital, Paris, on June 14,, after the Allied armies had been driven back across France." LOCATION: France SOURCE: - NA 208-PP-10A-3. bw photo

1940/06/15 81736 map of Italy LOCATION: Italy SOURCE: - ILN p.815 bw map

1940/06/15 81639 Eden and Wavell in North Africa LOCATION: North Africa SOURCE: - ILN cover bw photo

1940/06/23 WW282.JPG 82. Adolf Hitler in Paris, June 23, LOCATION: France SOURCE: - NA 242-HLB-5073-20. bw photo

1940/06/29 81640 DeGaulle in London since his June 23 broadcast LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN p.864 bw photo

1940/06/29 81643 Laval LOCATION: France SOURCE: - ILN p.876 bw photo

1940/06/29 81644 Leon Noel LOCATION: France SOURCE: - ILN p.876 bw photo

1940/06/29 81706 Petain LOCATION: France SOURCE: - ILN p.876 bw photo

1940/06/29 81708 Keitel LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - ILN p.876 bw photo

1940/07/27 81713 Brooke, Alan LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN cover bw photo

1940/08/10 81714 Churchill visits Home Guard, holds machine gun LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN p.186 bw photo

1940/08/17 81802 DeGaulle (full page portrait) LOCATION: France SOURCE: - ILN p.199 bw photo

1940/09 WW287.JPG 87. "Children of an eastern suburb of London, who have been made homeless by the random bombs of the Nazi night raiders, waiting outside the wreckage of what was their home." September LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: ¸- NA 306-NT-3163V. bw photo

1940/09/00 82414bg Lascaux caves discovered Sept. 1940 LOCATION: France SOURCE: - ILN in 1942/02/28 p.277 bw photo

1940/09/00 82414b Lascaux caves discovered Sept. 1940 LOCATION: France SOURCE: - ILN in 1942/02/28 p.277 bw photo

1940/09/00 82414a Lascaux caves discovered Sept. 1940 LOCATION: France SOURCE: - ILN in 1942/02/28 p.277 bw photo

1940/09/00 82414c Lascaux caves discovered Sept. 1940 LOCATION: France SOURCE: - ILN in 1942/02/28 p.277 bw photo

1940/09/00 82414d Lascaux caves discovered Sept. 1940 LOCATION: France SOURCE: - ILN in 1942/02/28 p.277 bw photo

1940/09/14 81717 Brit. bases leased to US LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN p.342 bw map

1940/09/14 81803 London ruins from bombing - "One of Goering"s "Military" Objectives" LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN cover bw photo

1940/09/14 81806 London ruins viewed by King and Queen LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN p. 335 bw photo

1940/09/21 81718 Churchill with King and Queen LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN p.358 bw photo

1940/09/21 81807 London child in ruins - "Bombers" Prey" LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN cover bw photo

1940/10/05 81721 Churchill with wife LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN p.422 bw photo

1940/10/12 81722 Chamberlain LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN p.454 bw photo

1940/11/02 81724 German Me109 fighter plane LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - ILN p.566 bw photo

1940/11/16 81810 map of "The Levant: Battleground of the Empire Today" - LS LOCATION: Mideast SOURCE: - ILN p. 621 bw map

1940/11/16 81811 map of "The Levant: Battleground of the Empire Today" - top LOCATION: Mideast SOURCE: - ILN p. 621 bw map

1940/11/16 81814 map of "The Levant: Battleground of the Empire Today" - bott LOCATION: Mideast SOURCE: - ILN p. 621 bw map

1940/11/23 81727 Fairey Swordfish torpedo plane with 18-inch torpedo of kind that sunk Italy ships at Taranto Nov. 11 LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN p.651 bw photo

1940/12 12354 America First Committee LOCATION: US SOURCE: - FDRL - bw photo

1940/12 12382 Nomura and Kurusu from Japan LOCATION: US SOURCE: - FDRL - bw photo

1940/12 12382a Nomura from Japan -cu LOCATION: US SOURCE: - FDRL - bw photo

1940/12 12382b Kurusu from Japan -cu LOCATION: US SOURCE: - FDRL - bw photo

1940/12 12383 Nomura and Kurusu from Japan LOCATION: US SOURCE: McAvoy FDRL - bw photo

1940/12/29 WW285.JPG 85. "Standing up gloriously out of the flames and smoke of surrounding buildings, St. Paul's Cathedral is pictured duringthe great fire raid of Sunday December 29th." LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - NA 306-NT-3173V. bw photo

1940c 12297 Hitler gives his salute LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - FDRL - bw photo

1941 WW283.JPG 83. German troops in Russia, LOCATION: Russia SOURCE: - NA 242-GAP-286B-4. bw photo

1941/01/04 81919 Halifax, new Brit ambassador to US LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN cover bw photo

1941/01/04 81921 Petain (age 84) receives flowers from Lorraine girl LOCATION: France SOURCE: - ILN p. 6 bw photo

1941/01/04 81920 St. Paul Cathedral survives Blitz fires LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN p. 9 bw photo

1941/02/01 81924 Abyssinia LOCATION: Ethiopia SOURCE: - ILN p. 150 bw map

1941/02/01 81924bg Abyssinia - large LOCATION: Ethiopia SOURCE: - ILN p. 150 bw map

1941/02/01 81922 Selassie LOCATION: Ethiopia SOURCE: - ILN p. 151 bw photo

1941/02/01 81923 Willkie visits England - "America"s "Private Citizen No. 1" Arrives in England" LOCATION: Britiain SOURCE: - ILN p. 154 bw photo

1941/02/01 81925 Chiang and wife LOCATION: China SOURCE: - ILN p. 159 bw photo

1941/02/01 81926 Chiang kai-Shek LOCATION: China SOURCE: - ILN p. 159 bw photo

1941/02/08 81927 B-19 Douglas "superbomber" wheel LOCATION: US SOURCE: - ILN cover bw photo

1941/02/15 81928 Wavell LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN cover bw photo

1941/02/15 81929 Winant, J. G., US ambassador to England LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN p. 198 bw photo

1941/02/22 81930 Britain map - in range of German fighters LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN p. 242 bw map

1941/02/22 81930bg Britain map - in range of German fighters LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN p. 242 bw map

1941/02/22 81931bg China LOCATION: China SOURCE: - ILN p. 242 bw map

1941/02/22 81931 China LOCATION: China SOURCE: - ILN p. 242 bw map

Bulgaria - German threat to Greece and Turkey LOCATION: Bulgaria SOURCE: - ILN p. 310 bw map

1941/03/08 81933bg Bulgaria - German threat to Greece and Turkey LOCATION: Bulgaria SOURCE: - ILN p. 310 bw map

1941/03/22 81934 bomber squadron of Czech night raid over Germany LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - ILN cover bw photo

1941/03/29 81935 Consair Liberators arrive in England - made in San Diego LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN p. 413 bw photo

1941/04/05 81936 German sub diagram LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN p. 454 bw drawing

1941/04/05 81936bg German sub diagram LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN p. 454 bw drawing

1941/04/19 81937t Mediterranean - top LOCATION: Mediterranean SOURCE: - ILN p. 503 bw map

1941/04/19 81937b Mediterranean - bott LOCATION: Mediterranean SOURCE: - ILN p. 503 bw map

1941/04/19 81938 Mediterranean LOCATION: Mediterranean SOURCE: - ILN p. 503 bw map

1941/04/19 81938b Mediterranean LOCATION: Mediterranean SOURCE: - ILN p. 503 bw map

1941/04/19 81939 Catalina in RAF, designed in US as PBY for Navy LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN p. 516 bw photo

1941/05/17 81941 Hess flies to England LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN p. 633 bw photo

1941/05/17 81942 Churchill stands in House of Commons after May 10 bombing LOCATION: Britain SOURCE: - ILN p. 641 bw photo

1941/06/07 81944 Selassie returns to liberated Abyssinia 5 years after leaving - with Gen. Alan Cunningham LOCATION: Ethiopia SOURCE: - ILN p. 748 bw photo

1941/06/14 81901 Me109f new version of German fighter plane LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - ILN p. 766 bw photo

1941/06/14 81901bg Me109f new version of German fighter plane LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - ILN p. 766 bw photo

1941/06/28 81902 Goering, Keitel, Himmler, Hitler LOCATION: Germany SOURCE: - ILN cover bw photo

1941/06/28 81903 Russia LOCATION: Russia SOURCE: - ILN p. 830 bw map

1941/06/28 81903bg Russia LOCATION: Russia SOURCE: - ILN p. 830 bw map


Created: 10/12/96 Updated: 10/12/96