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Little Italy residents in 1943 react to Italian surrender

Little Italy Reacts to Home Country’s Surrender to Allies in 1943

It must have a been a time of great internal conflict for a number of Little Italy residents during World War II. Many of them were born and raised in Italy, and their home...
May 1943. Baltimore, Maryland. "Electric welders working on the Liberty ship Frederick Douglass at the Bethlehem-Fairfield shipyards." Photo by Roger Smith for the Office of War Information.

Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard for Victory

What a powerful photo from World War II. Here are two shipyard workers building the Liberty Ship Frederick Douglass in 1943. Source: Shorpy