World War II came only 21 years after the Great War – a war that was supposed to be “the war to ends all wars.” The devastation and destruction that Second World War brought still leave scars in the minds of those who survived. It is a massive segment of history that still lives on infamy today. Here is a collection of photos from World War II that most people haven’t seen, and they speak more than you imagine.
Leading up to World War II, Germany was suffering from severe hyperinflation. The result was widespread as the nation’s currency became as useless as straw. Here children stack hundreds of bills that are worthless. Adolf Hitler would use this rocky time to launch his anti-Semitic propaganda campaign against the Jews.
Hermann Goering’s Collection
Following the end of the war, many Nazis’ private art collections were discovered by the Allies. These art pieces and artifacts actually belonged to various art museums throughout France and other countries too. This is Hermann Goering’s stashed stolen art collection.