Soldier taking cover at Omaha Beach on D-Day, June 6th 1944.
*Late 1930's - German, Austrian and Czechoslovakian children of Jewish descent were permitted to leave their countries and families on the Kindertransport; a train bound for Britain. These children ranged in age from infant to 17 and were placed with families in Britain. Many never saw their parents again.
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"Wait For Me Daddy," by Claude P. Dettloff, October 1, 1940: A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother's hand to reach out for his father.
Game of Hounds and Jackals. Period: Middle Kingdom. Dynasty: Dynasty 12. Reign: reign of Amenemhat IV. Date: ca. 1814–1805 B.C. Geography: Country of Origin Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, el-Asasif, Tomb of Reniseneb (CC 25), at bottom of shaft, Carnarvon/Carter 1910. Medium: Ebony, ivory.
World War II history gallery British troops land on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day, the beginning of the Allied invasion of France to establish a second front against German forces in Europe. Normandy, France, June 6, 1944.
Female head with rosette diadems Period: Neo-Assyrian Date: ca. 8th–7th C. BCE Mesopotamia, Nimrud. Ivory Dimensions: 1.97 x 1.22 in.