Members of the District of Columbia’s Fire Department form a “V” for victory in front of the U.S. Capitol, May 1943. The photo below is of the ladders of the fire engines forming a “V” in front of the Capitol – it was taken before the one above.
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A young entrepreneur selling his comic books for $.05 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Oak Ridge, in Eastern Tennessee, was the secret home of tens of thousands of workers and their families during World War II. Starting in 1942, the U.S. government began quietly acquiring more than 60,000 acres in Eastern Tennessee for the Manhattan Project – […]