An American soldier helps a Japanese woman and her baby emerge from their hiding place. The Japanese emperor had ordered his citizens to take their own lives instead of being captured. Japanese propaganda instilled fear in Japanese citizens, telling them that the Americans were rapists and murderers.
Reversing The Roles
This Jewish concentration camp survivor never thought this day would ever occur. Following the liberation of the death and concentration camps by the Allies, many Nazis fled but many were captured too. This powerful image shows a newly-freed man with the upper hand.