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LL/34055
ThumbnailRobert F. Sargent, U.S. Coast Guard Photo 
Taxis to Hell - and back - into the Jaws of Death 
1944 
Gelatin silver print 
Be-Hold 
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (54 / 63) 
  

  
LL/28598
ThumbnailRobert Capa 
The first wave of American troops landing on D-Day, Omaha Beach, Normandy coast, France; June 6, 1944 
[Magnum Founders] 
1944, 6 June (taken) 2007 (publication) 
Platinum print, bound into a book 
14 x 16 in 
Verso Limited Editions 

  
LL/15054
ThumbnailJoe Schwartz 
Battle Stances. Iwo Jima, World War II 
[Folk Photography: Poems I've Never Written] 
1945 
Gelatin silver print 
Provided by the artist - Joe Schwartz 
© Joe Schwartz, courtesy of the artist 
  

  
LL/48097
ThumbnailOleg Knorring (1907-1968) 
Bodies of inhabitants of a Villare Chvarov (Moscow Region) hunged by Germans 
1942 
Gelatin silver print 
20 x 27.5 cm 
Soler y LLach 
Photographs and Photobooks Auction, 7 June 2012, Lot: 134 
  

  
LL/11470
ThumbnailDmitri Baltermants 
Attack 
1941 
Gelatin silver print 
17 1/2 x 21 1/4 in 
Be-Hold 
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (47 / 247) 
  

  
LL/47424
ThumbnailMax Alpert 
Soviet officer (probably A. G. Yeremenko, Company political officer of the 220th Rifle Regiment, 4th Rifle Division, killed in action in 1942) leading his soldiers to the assault. USSR, Ukraine, Voroshilovgrad region 
1942 
Gelatin silver print 
Creative Commons - Wikipedia 
RIA Novosti archive, image #543 / Alpert / CC-BY-SA 3.0, Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported 
  

  
LL/11467
ThumbnailJoe Rosenthal 
The flag raising on Iwo Jima 
1945, 23 Febuary (taken) 
"Soundphotos" (wire photos) 
Be-Hold 
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (47 / 245) 
  

  
LL/39667
ThumbnailYevgeny Khaldei 
Soldiers raising the flag of Soviet Union on the roof of Reichstag building in Berlin 
1945, 2 May 
Gelatin silver print 
Creative Commons - Wikipedia 
The copyright use of this photograph is not certain and further information is sought. 
  

  
LL/6671
ThumbnailUnidentified photographer/creator 
B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay, 1940's -- Marianas Island -- Boeing B-29 Superfortress "Enola Gay" landing after the atomic bombing mission on Hiroshima, Japan. 
1945, 6 August 
 
U.S. Air Force 
Courtesy of U.S. Airforce 
  
10 
  
LL/37921
ThumbnailMargaret Bourke-White 
Aerial view of the total destruction from the repeated US and RAF bombing raids on the city, Mainz, Germany 
1945 
Gelatin silver print 
13 1/2 x 10 5/8 ins 
Howard Greenberg Gallery 
Inventory no: 0083682 
  
11 
  
LL/6884
ThumbnailUnidentified photographer 
Two German guns being unloaded on Albert Pier in St Helier harbour (view taken through a telescope). 
n.d. 
Black and White print 
Société Jersiaise 
© By courtesy of the Société Jersiaise Photographic Archive, Jersey (Ref: SJPA/010140) (www.societe-jersiaise.org) 
  
12 
  
LL/31196
ThumbnailGiulio Parisio 
Silenzio 
1941 
Gelatin silver print, photomontage 
16,5 x 18 cm 
Bloomsbury Auctions - Rome 
Bloomsbury, Rome (Nov 10, 2008, Sale 17, Lot 319) 
  
13 
  
LL/32137
ThumbnailW. Eugene Smith 
Marines Rescue a Baby on Saipan 
[Saipan] 
1944, 1 July 
Gelatin silver print 
LIFE 
W. Eugene Smith/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images, 51580532 
  
14 
  
LL/32134
ThumbnailW. Eugene Smith 
Marines Blow Up a Blockhouse on Iwo Jima 
[Saipan] 
1945, 9 April (publication) 
Gelatin silver print 
LIFE 
W. Eugene Smith/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images, 50625423 
  
15 
  
LL/33529
ThumbnailWalter Frentz (1907-2004) or Alfred Tritschler (1905-1970) 
Battery Lindemann near Calais 
1943, May (late) 
Chromogenic color print, on Agfa-Color paper 
29.8 x 39.7 cm 
Bassenge Photography Auctions 
Courtesy of Bassenge, Berlin (Photography, Dec 2, 2009, Sale: 94, Lot: 4158) 
  
16 
  
LL/43800
ThumbnailJack Delano 
Chicago, Illinois. Model airplanes decorate the ceiling of the train concourses at Union Station 
1943, February 
Black and white negative 
3 1/4 x 3 1/4 ins (or smaller) 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division 
Call Number: LC-USW3- 015950-D 
  
17 
  
LL/33266
ThumbnailHenri Cartier-Bresson 
Accused Gestapo Informer, Dessau, Germany 
1945 
Gelatin silver print 
Various sizes 
Location and source information requested 
18 
  
LL/15488
ThumbnailJean-Philippe Charbonnier 
Execution of a collaborator, Vienne, Isthre, France 
1944, 5 October 
Gelatin silver print, contact sheet 
Galerie Agathe Gaillard (Closed 2013) 
19 
  
LL/15431
ThumbnailJean-Philippe Charbonnier 
Execution of a collaborator, Vienne, Isère, France 
1944, 5 October 
Gelatin silver print, contact sheet 
Galerie Agathe Gaillard (Closed 2013) 
20 
  
LL/27850
ThumbnailDmitri Baltermants 
Changing the name of Adolf Hitler Street 
1945 
Gelatin silver print 
11 x 8 in 
Be-Hold 
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim (Auction: March 13, 2008, 51, part 2 / lot 157) 
  
21 
  
LL/43062
ThumbnailMitsuo Matsushige 
A-Bomb Terror, Hiroshima, Japan 
1945, 6 August 
Black and white photograph 
United Nations Photo 
UN Photo/Mitsuo Matsushige. www.un.org/av/photo/, creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/deed.en 
  
22 
  
LL/49538
ThumbnailUnidentified photographer 
[Mushroom cloud over Hiroshima] 
1945, 6 August 
Black and white image 
Honkawa Elementary School 
23 
  
LL/34023
ThumbnailUnidentified photographer/creator 
View of Hiroshima city after the bombing 
1945, August 
 
10 x 10 ins (255 x 255 mm) 
Ordinary Light 
24 
  
LL/34000
ThumbnailUnidentified photographer/creator 
Hiroshima, Path cleared of debris after attack 
1945, 13 September 
 
10 x 8 ins (200 x 250 mm) 
Ordinary Light 
25 
  
LL/6598
ThumbnailUnidentified photographer/creator 
USS Shaw (DD-373) exploding during the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor 
1941, 7 December 
 
National Archives and Records Administration 
General Records of the Department of the Navy, 1798-1947 (80-G-16871) [VENDOR # 91] 
  
26 
  
LL/47425
ThumbnailUnidentified photographer 
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising 
1943, 19 April - 16 May 
Gelatin silver print 
Creative Commons - Wikipedia 
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Photograph #1819 
  
27 
  
LL/1960
ThumbnailMargaret Bourke-White 
Buchenwald 
1945 
 
Location and source information requested 
28 
  
LL/1658
ThumbnailUnidentified photographer 
Auschwitz I (Main Camp) - Oswiecim, Poland 
1944, 25 August 
Gelatin silver print 
National Archives and Records Administration 
[ARC Identifier: 305902] 
  
29 
  
LL/6600
ThumbnailT4c. Roberts 
A few of the thousands of wedding rings the Germans removed from their victims to salvage the gold. U.S. troops found rings, watches, precious stones, eyeglasses, and gold fillings, near Buchenwald concentration camp 
1945, 5 May 
 
National Archives and Records Administration 
Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer (111-SC-206406) [VENDOR # 105] 
  
30 
  
LL/33527
ThumbnailRobert Capa 
Warsaw 
1948 (taken) 1970s (print) 
Gelatin silver print 
18 x 23.8 cm 
Bassenge Photography Auctions 
Courtesy of Bassenge, Berlin (Photography, Dec 2, 2009, Sale: 94, Lot: 4145) 
  
31 
  
LL/38349
ThumbnailUnidentified photographer 
Untitled [Gathering of members of the Guinea Pea Club] 
1947 
Gelatin silver print 
Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 
© Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, Courtesy of the Queen Victoria Hospital and the members of the Guinea Pig Club 
  
32 
  
LL/9554
ThumbnailMarissa Roth 
Holocaust survivor Eva Brown's Auschwitz tattoo [Los Angeles] 
[One Person Crying: Women and War] 
2005 
Gelatin silver print 
Provided by the artist - Marissa Roth 
© Marissa Roth - Used with permission 
  
33 
  
LL/43906
ThumbnailKarl Hugo Schm÷lz 
Cologne Cathedral 
1947 
Gelatin silver print, cropped 
35.9 x 30.2 cm (image) 35.9 x 30.8 cm (mat) 
Van Ham Fine Art Auctions 
Van Ham - Contemporary Photographs, Literature on Photography (June 10, 2011) Lot: 1283 
  
34 
  
LL/33286
ThumbnailLee Miller 
Buchenwald, Germany: Dead Prisoners 
1945, 30 April 
Gelatin silver print 
Lee Miller Archive 
35 
  
LL/21275
ThumbnailRobert Capa 
Collaborationist is Scorned... 
1944 
Gelatin silver print 
7 x 8 1/2 
Lee Gallery 
36 
  
LL/43434
ThumbnailUnidentified photographer 
Therese Bonney wearing medal 
1942, February 
Gelatin silver print 
Creative Commons - Wikipedia 
37 
  
LL/6593
ThumbnailNazi propaganda leaflet [Front] 
1940 
Leaflet 
14 cm x 20 cm 
Location and source information requested 
Courtesy of Lee Richards and his http://www.psywar.org/index.php website 
  
38 
  
LL/6594
ThumbnailNazi propaganda leaflet [Back] 
1940 
Leaflet 
14 cm x 20 cm 
Location and source information requested 
Courtesy of Lee Richards and his http://www.psywar.org/index.php website 
  
39 
  
LL/44857
ThumbnailMargaret Bourke-White 
Dividing bread between the poor people of Berlin 
1945 (ca) 
Gelatin silver print 
21,8 x 16 cm 
Van Ham Fine Art Auctions 
Auction, Photography, 9 December 2011, Sale: 307, Lot: 1511 
  
40 
  
LL/33568
ThumbnailWolf Strache 
Woman with gas mask pushing baby carriage (Berlin Kurfürstendamm 23.11.1943) 
1943, 23 November (taken) 1970s (print) 
Gelatin silver print, ferrotyped 
24.5 x 16.5 cm 
Bassenge Photography Auctions 
Courtesy of Bassenge, Berlin (Photography, Dec 2, 2009, Sale: 94, Lot: 4379) 
  
41 
  
LL/6607
ThumbnailLt. Comdr. Charles Fenno Jacobs 
Japanese prisoners of war are bathed, clipped, "deloused," and issued GI clothing as soon as they are taken aboard the USS New Jersey 
1944, December 
 
National Archives and Records Administration 
General Records of the Department of the Navy, 1798-1947 (80-G-469956) [VENDOR # 110] 
  
42 
  
LL/25443
ThumbnailCarl Mydans 
Surrender on the U.S.S. Missouri 
1945 (taken) 1980s (print) 
Silver print 
14 1/4 x 21 1/4 in (36.2 x 54 cm) 
Swann Galleries - New York 
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, Dec 13, 2007, Sale 2132 Lot 411) 
  
43 
  
LL/20811
ThumbnailUnknown (probably France) 
Three War Buddies 
[Accidental Mysteries] 
1945 (ca) 
Gelatin silver print 
14 x 11 in (frame) 
Private collection of John Foster 
44 
  
LL/37273
ThumbnailWilly Ronis 
8 mai 45 
1945, 8 May 
Gelatin silver print 
17.8 x 24.2 cm 
Pierre Bergé & Associés 
Courtesy of Pierre Bergé & Associés (Auction, June 16, 2010, Lot: 721) 
  
45 
  
LL/22476
ThumbnailMargaret Bourke-White 
Nazi Suicides 
1944 (ca) 
Gelatin silver print, ferrotyped 
8 x 10 in 
Be-Hold 
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (50 / 80) 
  
46 
  
LL/6017
ThumbnailLee Miller 
Leipzig, Germany 
1945 
Gelatin silver print 
6 1/4 x 5 7/8 
J. Paul Getty Museum 
© The Trustees of the Lee Miller Archive, East Sussex, England 1999 
  
47 
  
LL/50588
ThumbnailLee Miller 
Leipzig, Germany 
1945 
Gelatin silver print 
16.1 x 15.2 cm (6 5/16 x 6 in) 
J. Paul Getty Museum 
Object number: 2004.73.3, © Lee Miller Archives 
  
48 
  
LL/3295
ThumbnailTodd Webb 
Untitled 
[Welcome Home] 
1945 
Gelatin silver print 
6 5/8 x 4 5/8 in 
Lee Gallery 
Image courtesy of the Lee Gallery (www.leegallery.com) 
  
49 
  
LL/25871
ThumbnailTodd Webb 
Welcome Home Walter, 3rd Avenue, N.Y.C. 
[Welcome Home] 
1945 
Gelatin silver print 
6.75 x 5 in 
Carl Mautz Vintage Photographs 
50 
  
LL/45173
ThumbnailWalker Evans 
[Mourning Wreath, Doorway, Avenue C, New York City] 
1941, 22 November 
Film negative 
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 ins 
Metropolitan Museum of Art 
Walker Evans Archive, 1994, Accession Number: 1994.252.205, © Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art 
  
51 
  
LL/49023
ThumbnailUnidentified photographer 
Writing her friend (German sailor) 
1940 (ca) 
Photograph 
Private collection of Jan Weijers (Servatius) 
52 
  
LL/6113
ThumbnailHelmut Gernsheim 
Chiswick Park, Surrealism by Enemy Action 
1943 
Gelatin silver print 
21.2 x 15.6 cm 
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin 
HRC 
  
53 
  
LL/47986
ThumbnailMark Redkin 
The End 
1945, May (taken) 1990s (print) 
Gelatin silver print 
40 x 27 cm 
Bassenge Photography Auctions 
Courtesy of Bassenge, 19th-21st Century Photography, 6 June 2012, Lot: 4267 
  
 
  
 
  
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