Hugo Boss started his clothing company in 1924 in Metzingen. His company was supplier for Nazi uniforms since 1924. Hugo Boss was one of the firms contracted by the Nazis to design the black SS uniforms along with the brown SA shirts, and the Hitler Youth uniforms.
King George VI inspects British 1st Airborne troops in training, 16th of March 1944. To the King’s left wearing the Pegasus patch is Brigadier John ‘Shan’ Hackett, 4th Parachute Brigade and to the King’s right is Lt. Col. Kenneth Smyth, 10th Parachute Battalion.
"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. (H/t Jodi P)
Survivors of the original 150 Polish citizens who walked from Lodz, Poland, Dec 14, 1945. Huddling in blankets the only survivors of an original 150 Polish people who walked from Lodz in Poland to Berlin hoping to find food and shelter. They are waiting by a railway track hoping to be picked up by a British army train.