Taking inventory at Amertorp, aka Torpedo Town, 1943, Chicago (Forest Park).
Four boys recreate the iconic photo taken at Iwo Jima, 1945, Chicago.
The photo, which can be viewed at the Pritzker Military Museum, was taken at Hubbard and Rush.
A gunner sets aim during a warbond drive promotion, State and Madison, 1944, Chicago.
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A Chicago man gets a warbond tattooed to his chest, 1945, Chicago.
The Carson Pirie Scott Building (Sullivan Center), decorated to celebrate the end of WW II, 1945, Chicago.
Naval torpedoes are assembled at the Amertorp plant in Forest Park, 1943, Chicago.
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The Navy launches test rockets from Foster Beach, as a crowd watches, 1945, Chicago.
View of the skyline from the Navy aircraft carrier, USS Sable, 1943, Chicago.
An on-leave serviceman and his date take a break from a dance at Fullerton Beach, 1943, Chicago.
Training at the Naval Station Great Lakes, 1942, Chicago
A soldier on leave builds sand castles with a volunteer at the servicemen’s center, Fullerton Ave Beach, 1943, Chicago.
V-J Day, State Street, 1945, Chicago.
The SS South American, a Great Lakes Cruise Liner, repurposed for the war effort, docked at Navy Pier, 1944, Chicago
War Bond banners on State Street, 1942, Chicago.
"On to Tokio…"
Obey Your Air Raid Warden, 1942, Chicago.
8) Help all the kiddies…
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