Dresden after Allied bombing. Allied bombing of the German city of Dresden later in the war proved controversial. 85% of the baroque city was destroyed.
The Big Three: The Allied Leaders: Prime Minster Winston Churchill (UK), President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (US), and First Secretary Joseph Stalin (USSR)
Benito Mussolini Italy's 'Duce' Founder of Italian fascism.
General Charles de Gaulle Leader of the Free French in opposition to Petáin's Vichy regime.
Thousands of Holocaust victims arriving at the Nazi extermination camp at Birkenau in 1944
Soviet soldiers raise their flag over the Reichstag in Berlin in 1945
Japan's Emperor Hirohito
A mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 60,000 feet into the air on the morning of August 9th, 1945