Category Archives: war photography

Julien Bryan (1899-1974), documentary filmmaker

Two young Polish boys read a Polish edition of a Mickey Mouse Sunday colored supplement while standing among the ruins of a building in Warsaw. Advertisements

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Warsaw Ghetto destroyed, Jews “Forcibly pulled out of dug-outs”

This picture broke my heart knowing the horrible agony and murder awaiting these Jewish men, women, and children. It’s almost too sick to believe it is a real photo, but it is, taken by German propaganda. Their title of the … Continue reading

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Rembrandt van Rijn, Nightwatch , 1642. 

“On June 30, 1945, Rembrandt van Rijn’s masterpiece, Nightwatch (Militia Company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq), was formally unrolled at the Rijksmuseum after having been returned to Amsterdam by the Dutch canal system on a special boat. The painting had spent … Continue reading

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Worker at Carbon Black Plant, 1942

It’s difficult to see many photos. Tonight it was pictures of the Depression and the tired dehumanized look of the Dust Bowl farmers, brave WWII pilots in training looking young and wistful and probably realizing they won’t live until 20. … Continue reading

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Lee Miller

Lee Miller was an extraordinary Jewish American photographer and model who, through acquaintance/sexual liaisons with several famous Surrealists and photographers,  became  a Surrealist and documentary photographer of WWII, traveling to the front where no women were allowed, and shooting famous images of … Continue reading

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Blue Mountaineers at Blackheath, Australia, 1927

Stumbled across this interesting photo of Australian adventurers, war correspondents. The man in the cap is Osmar White. 

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