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World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945. It involved the vast majority of the world's countries—including all the great powers—forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. In a state of total war, directly involving more than 100 million personnel from more than 30 countries, the major participants threw their entire economic, industrial, and scientific capabilities behind the war effort, blurring the distinction between civilian and military resources. World War II was the deadliest conflict in human history, resulting in 70 to 85 million fatalities, with more civilians than military personnel killed. Tens of millions of people died due to genocides (including the Holocaust), premeditated death from starvation, massacres, and disease. Aircraft played a major role in the conflict, including in strategic bombing of population centres, the development of nuclear weapons, and the only two uses of such in war.

World War II is generally considered to have begun on 1 September 1939, with the invasion of Poland by Germany and subsequent declarations of war on Germany by the United Kingdom and France on the 3rd. From late 1939 to early 1941, in a series of campaigns and treaties, Germany conquered or controlled much of continental Europe, and formed the Axis alliance with Italy and Japan, along with other countries later on. Under the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact of August 1939, Germany and the Soviet Union partitioned and annexed territories of their European neighbours: Poland, Finland, Romania and the Baltic states. Following the onset of campaigns in North Africa and East Africa, and the fall of France in mid-1940, the war continued primarily between the European Axis powers and the British Empire, with war in the Balkans, the aerial Battle of Britain, the Blitz, and the Battle of the Atlantic. On 22 June 1941, Germany led the European Axis powers in an invasion of the Soviet Union, opening the Eastern Front, the largest land theatre of war in history and trapping the Axis, crucially the German Wehrmacht, in a war of attrition.

Japan, which aimed to dominate Asia and the Pacific, was at war with the Republic of China by 1937. In December 1941, Japan attacked American and British territories with near-simultaneous offensives against Southeast Asia and the Central Pacific including an attack on the US fleet at Pearl Harbor. Following a US declaration of war against Japan, which followed one from the UK, the European Axis powers declared war on the United States in solidarity with their ally. Japan soon captured much of the Western Pacific, but its advances were halted in 1942 after losing the critical Battle of Midway; later, Germany and Italy were defeated in North Africa and at Stalingrad in the Soviet Union. Key setbacks in 1943—including a series of German defeats on the Eastern Front, the Allied invasions of Sicily and the Italian mainland, and Allied offensives in the Pacific—cost the Axis its initiative and forced it into strategic retreat on all fronts. In 1944, the Western Allies invaded German-occupied France, while the Soviet Union regained its territorial losses and turned towards Germany and its allies. During 1944 and 1945, Japan suffered reversals in mainland Asia, while the Allies crippled the Japanese Navy and captured key Western Pacific islands.

The war in Europe concluded with the liberation of German-occupied territories, and the invasion of Germany by the Western Allies and the Soviet Union, culminating in the fall of Berlin to Soviet troops, the suicide of Adolf Hitler and the German unconditional surrender on 8 May 1945. Following the Potsdam Declaration by the Allies on 26 July 1945 and the refusal of Japan to surrender on its terms, the United States dropped the first atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima, on 6 August 1945, and Nagasaki, on 9 August. Faced with an imminent invasion of the Japanese archipelago, the possibility of additional atomic bombings, and the Soviet entry into the war against Japan and its invasion of Manchuria on 9 August, Japan announced its intention to surrender on 15 August 1945, cementing total victory in Asia for the Allies. In the wake of the war, Germany and Japan were occupied, and war crimes tribunals were conducted against German and Japanese leaders. Despite their well documented war crimes, mainly perpetrated in Greece and Yugoslavia, Italian leaders and generals were often pardoned, thanks to diplomatic activities.

World War II changed the political alignment and social structure of the globe. The United Nations (UN) was established to foster international co-operation and prevent future conflicts, and the victorious great powers—China, France, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, and the United States—became the permanent members of its Security Council. The Soviet Union and the United States emerged as rival superpowers, setting the stage for the nearly half-century-long Cold War. In the wake of European devastation, the influence of its great powers waned, triggering the decolonisation of Africa and Asia. Most countries whose industries had been damaged moved towards economic recovery and expansion. Political integration, especially in Europe, began as an effort to forestall future hostilities, end pre-war enmities and forge a sense of common identity.

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Das Volk wählt Liste 1 Nationalsozialisten Reichstagswahl 6.11.32 / WEM.

Das Volk wählt Liste 1 Nationalsozialisten Reichstagswahl 6.11.32 / WE...

Poster announcing political campaign for the Nazi party in Germany, showing a large number 1 (indicating first on the list) rising out of a huge swastika with throngs of people streaming toward the openings in ... More

Wir schaffen das neue Deutschland! Denkt an die Opfer-wählt Nationalsozialisten Liste 1 / Witte.

Wir schaffen das neue Deutschland! Denkt an die Opfer-wählt Nationalso...

Propaganda poster announcing political campaign for the Nazi party in Germany, showing two soldiers, one with a bandage around his head. The poster states that the National Socialists are creating a new Germany... More

Scene showing badgering of Jews by Nazis

Scene showing badgering of Jews by Nazis

Photo shows bearded Jewish men seated, while Nazis apparently interrogate them.

Studenten seid Propagandisten des Führers Hoch-u. Fachschulen bekennen sich am 29. März zur Deutschen Freiheitsbewegung / / Ludwig Hohlwein, München.

Studenten seid Propagandisten des Führers Hoch-u. Fachschulen bekennen...

Poster shows a man with left arm raised calling out to students to become propagandists for the Führer; a large swastika in the lower left corner mirrors that on his lapel. The man also asks that universities a... More

Conference table in the Cabinet Room, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany

Conference table in the Cabinet Room, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germ...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Furnishings in the ladies' salon, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Furnishings in the ladies' salon, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Statue "Volk" in dining room alcove, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Statue "Volk" in dining room alcove, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germ...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In porfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[View of windows in the salon, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[View of windows in the salon, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Large credenza in the study, over which hangs a large Rennaissance painting, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Large credenza in the study, over which hangs a large Rennaissance pa...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Furnishings in the library, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Furnishings in the library, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In porfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Piano in the salon, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Piano in the salon, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Photographed by Atelier Troost. Title devised by Library staff.

[Salon, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Salon, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In porfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[View from the salon toward doors to the ladies' salon, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[View from the salon toward doors to the ladies' salon, Reichs Chancel...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Small bureau and painting in the main administrative office, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Small bureau and painting in the main administrative office, Reichs C...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Furnishing in the library, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Furnishing in the library, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Glass-fronted curio cabinet in the main administrative office, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Glass-fronted curio cabinet in the main administrative office, Reichs...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Entrance hall, view toward the cloakroom, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Entrance hall, view toward the cloakroom, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin,...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Furnishing in the ladies' salon, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Furnishing in the ladies' salon, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Chairs and table arranged by a window in the main administrative office, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Chairs and table arranged by a window in the main administrative offi...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Glass-front curio cabinet in the salon, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Glass-front curio cabinet in the salon, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, G...

In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Photographed by Atelier Troost. Title devised by Library staff.

[Furnishings around the salon fireplace, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Furnishings around the salon fireplace, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, G...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Furnishings near a window in the salon, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Furnishings near a window in the salon, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, G...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Chair and side table in main administrative office, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Chair and side table in main administrative office, Reichs Chanceller...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

Charles de Gaulle, chief of the Free France, is welcomed to Chad by Govenor-General Eboue of Free French Africa. Governor-General Eboue, a native of French Guinea, was the first Negro colonial governor in Africa. As governor of the Chad colony, he was the first African leader to rally to the Free French cause

Charles de Gaulle, chief of the Free France, is welcomed to Chad by Go...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... More

[Furnishings grouped around the library fireplace, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Furnishings grouped around the library fireplace, Reichs Chancellery,...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In porfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Large painting hanging over a credenza in the dining room, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Large painting hanging over a credenza in the dining room, Reichs Cha...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Furnishings and Gobelin tapestry in the salon, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Furnishings and Gobelin tapestry in the salon, Reichs Chancellery, Be...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Furnishings in the smoking room, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Furnishings in the smoking room, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Furnishings around the salon fireplace, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Furnishings around the salon fireplace, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, G...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Sculpture "Earth" in dining room alcove, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Sculpture "Earth" in dining room alcove, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, ...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Furnishings arranged around the smoking room fireplace, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Furnishings arranged around the smoking room fireplace, Reichs Chance...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Large painting hanging over a credenza in the dining room, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Large painting hanging over a credenza in the dining room, Reichs Cha...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Furnishing in the salon, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Furnishing in the salon, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Furniture arranged beneath a painting of the Virgin and Child in the main administrative office, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Furniture arranged beneath a painting of the Virgin and Child in the ...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Winter garden room, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Winter garden room, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In porfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Dining room, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Dining room, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

Averell Harriman with American and Soviet officers

Averell Harriman with American and Soviet officers

To identify this image it may help to search for images that have neighboring call numbers, are similar in appearance, and have titles. There was no caption for this image in the FSA/OWI shelflist. Transfer; Un... More

[Furnishings in the library, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Furnishings in the library, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Entrance hall, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Entrance hall, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Conference table in the Cabinet Room, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Conference table in the Cabinet Room, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Ger...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Chest of drawers over which hangs portrait painting of Frederick the Great, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Chest of drawers over which hangs portrait painting of Frederick the ...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Furnishing and tapestries in the salon, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Furnishing and tapestries in the salon, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, G...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[View of large Rennaissance painting and furnishings in the main administrative office, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[View of large Rennaissance painting and furnishings in the main admin...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[View of the windows and furnishing in the ladies' room, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[View of the windows and furnishing in the ladies' room, Reichs Chance...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Large table in the study, behind which hands portrait painting of Otto von Bismarck, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Large table in the study, behind which hands portrait painting of Ott...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Living room, looking toward doors to ladies' salon, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Living room, looking toward doors to ladies' salon, Reichs Chanceller...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Cabinets and desk in the study, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Cabinets and desk in the study, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Dining room, view toward the windows, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Dining room, view toward the windows, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Ger...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

France. WWII announcements, A Tous Les Francais... Vive La France!

France. WWII announcements, A Tous Les Francais... Vive La France!

To identify this image it may help to search for images that have neighboring call numbers, are similar in appearance, and have titles. There was no caption for this image in the FSA/OWI shelflist. Transfer; Un... More

Tashkent, USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics). Uzbek girl weaver of "Stalin" textile conbinate

Tashkent, USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics). Uzbek girl weave...

Image source: National Council of American-Soviet Friendship, New York. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington D... More

[Furnishing, including a radio cabinet, in the salon, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Furnishing, including a radio cabinet, in the salon, Reichs Chancelle...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Desk in the main administrative office, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Desk in the main administrative office, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, G...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Furnishings and Gobelin tapestry in the smoking room, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Furnishings and Gobelin tapestry in the smoking room, Reichs Chancell...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Large credenza with painting hanging over it in the study, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Large credenza with painting hanging over it in the study, Reichs Cha...

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

[Library furnishing and windows, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

[Library furnishing and windows, Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, Germany]

Photographed by Atelier Troost. In portfolio: Interior views of the Chancellery. Title devised by Library staff.

Martha Graham Declines Offer From the Nazis

Martha Graham Declines Offer From the Nazis

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice) Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resource... More

[An automobile on the sweeping curves of the Autobahn with view of the countryside] / Dr. Wolf Strache.

[An automobile on the sweeping curves of the Autobahn with view of the...

In: Physical training, military and civilian, in Germany, 1932-1943, folder 3, subfolder A.

[The Autobahn with service station and view of the countryside] / Dr. Wolf Strache.

[The Autobahn with service station and view of the countryside] / Dr. ...

In: Physical training, military and civilian, in Germany, 1932-1943, folder 3, subfolder C.

Eastern Oklahoma tenant farm home in drought area from which many families have emigrated

Eastern Oklahoma tenant farm home in drought area from which many fami...

Image source: University of Southern California. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More inf... More

Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens

Title from item. Reproduction of photograph in "Die Olympischen Spiele, 1936" p.27, 1936. "Jesse Owens at start of record breaking 200 meter race." This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Freedom of expression, of religion, from want, from fear everywhere in the world

Freedom of expression, of religion, from want, from fear everywhere in...

Poster promoting President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's four freedoms, showing a globe, two books, and the hand and torch from the Statue of Liberty. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Co... More

Coronation. King George VI. Decorations, day scenes (King David, Barclays, Julian Day, Fast Hotel)

Coronation. King George VI. Decorations, day scenes (King David, Barcl...

Photo shows British and Nazi flags flying from the Fast Hotel.

Coronation. King George VI. Decorations, day scenes (King David, Barclays, Julian Day, Fast Hotel)

Coronation. King George VI. Decorations, day scenes (King David, Barcl...

Photo shows British and Nazi flags flying from the Fast Hotel. Title and date from: photographer's logbook: Matson Registers, v. 1, [1934-1939]. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Nazi War Over Europe Symposium

Nazi War Over Europe Symposium

flyer advertizing anti-war symposium featuring Martha Graham (General) Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. ... More

"Heil Hitler" salute given chairman of House Committee investigating un-American activities by first witness. Washington, D.C., Aug. 12. Called as the first witness before the Special House Committee investigating Un-American activities, John Metcalfe, former Chicago reporter but now an investigator for the committee, gives Chairman Martin Dies (right) a Nazi salute before taking the stand. Joining under the name of Hellmut Oberwinder, Metcalfe related his experiences as a member of the German-American bund and charged the organization has a secret relationship with the Nazi government in Germany, 81238

"Heil Hitler" salute given chairman of House Committee investigating u...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... More

Nazi flag flies from Austrian Legation. Washington, D.C., Mar. 12. As soon as German troops crossed the border into Austria, the Austrian Legation in Washington, represented by Minster Edgar L.G. Prochnick, received orders from the Foreign Office in Vienna to fly the Swastika flag, 31238

Nazi flag flies from Austrian Legation. Washington, D.C., Mar. 12. As ...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... More

[ Ernie Williams imitating General MacKenzie (Danny Kaye) is hit by three Nazi soldiers in a scene from "On the Double"]

[ Ernie Williams imitating General MacKenzie (Danny Kaye) is hit by th...

A scene from the Dena-Capri film "On the Double." (General)

Czech Legation flag at half-mast. Washington, D.C., Nov. 18. Nine students suspected of anti-nazi outbreaks in Prague have been executed by German storm troopers and 1200 more held under arrest. At Berlin, a high official said that while the execution of the students 'may seem harsh,' it was necessary because Germany was at war and 'can not allow the Czech people to be contaminated by a few hotheads.' Picture shows the Czech Legation in Washington flying its colors at half-mast

Czech Legation flag at half-mast. Washington, D.C., Nov. 18. Nine stud...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... More

[ Ernie Williams (Danny Kaye) dressed as a German waitress escapes from Nazi soldiers in a scene from "On the Double"]

[ Ernie Williams (Danny Kaye) dressed as a German waitress escapes fro...

A scene from the Dena-Capri film "On the Double." (General)

[ Ernie Williams imitating General MacKenzie (Danny Kaye) gives false strategic information to Nazi officers in a scene from "On the Double"]

[ Ernie Williams imitating General MacKenzie (Danny Kaye) gives false ...

A scene from the Dena-Capri film "On the Double." (General)

[ Ernie Williams (Danny Kaye) hides behind German burlesque dancers while escaping from Nazi soldiers in a scene from "On the Double"]

[ Ernie Williams (Danny Kaye) hides behind German burlesque dancers wh...

A scene from the Dena-Capri film "On the Double." (General)

[ Ernie Williams (Danny Kaye) dressed as a Nazi soldier rides in a car with other soldiers in a scene from "On the Double"]

[ Ernie Williams (Danny Kaye) dressed as a Nazi soldier rides in a car...

A scene from the Dena-Capri film "On the Double." (General)

The Federal Theatre Project presents "Day is darkness" in 3 acts The famous anti-nazi play by George Fess : Directed by Adolph Freeman.

The Federal Theatre Project presents "Day is darkness" in 3 acts The f...

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "Day is Darkness" at the Belasco Theatre, 1050 South Hill, showing a man standing with his arms spread before a ring of fire; some text in Yiddish. Work Projec... More

Little Belgium, Uncle Sammie's with you too

Little Belgium, Uncle Sammie's with you too

words by John S. Birge ; music by Luther A. Clark. (statement of responsibility) Manuscript in ink with typescript words. For unaccompanied voice. Staff notation. (language)