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Love In Wartime Was The Only Thing That Kept The World Together (20 Pics)

Published 5 years ago

Put on the soundtrack from Band of Brothers and let us take you on a journey back to more turbulent times. Before the heartbreaking moments on battlefields across the world, there were these heartwarming moments of love and passion, when women sent their men to the uncertainties of war.

Here you’ll see twenty wartime pictures of emotional goodbyes and joyful greetings of loved ones coming back from war. Just prepare your paper tissues…

(h/t: boredpanda)

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#1 Korean War Goodbye Kiss, Los Angeles, Sept. 6, 1950


Image source: notbob1959

#2 American Soldiers Getting Last Kiss On Ship Before Deployment To Egypt, 1963


#3 A Sailor Kissing A Nurse In New York’s Times Square. This Iconic Photo Symbolizes The End Of World War II, 1945


Image source: Alfred Eisenstaedt

#4 A Young Woman Lifts Her Feet While Embracing And Kissing A Uniformed Us Soldier At The Train Station, Connecticut, 1945


Image source: Harold M. Lambert

#5 Farewell To Departing Troops At New York’s Penn Station, April 1943


Image source: Alfred Eisenstaedt

#6 A Woman Leans Over The Railing To Kiss A British Soldier Returning From World War II, London, 1940


#7 Jean Moore Kneels And Kisses Her Fiancé, Wheelchair-Bound World War II Veteran Ralph Neppel, 1945


Image source: George Skadding

#8 Saying Goodbye At The Train Station Before Departing To WWII


#9 A Soldier Comes Home From War, 1940s


#10 Soldiers Departing For Egypt Lean Out Of Their Windows To Kiss Their Loved Ones Goodbye, 1935


Image source: E. Dean

#11 American Soldier Kissing His English Girlfriend On Lawn In Hyde Park, 1945


Image source: Ralph Morse

#12 Coffee Served On Porch Of Ante-Bellum Mansion, At Party For Cadets From Local Army Flying School, Mississippi, US, 1943


Image source: Alfred Eisenstaedt

#13 English Soldiers Saying Goodbye To Their Wives, Getting Ready To Go To Egypt, 1937


Image source: Imagno

#14 Farewell To Departing Troops At New York’s Penn Station, April 1943


Image source: Alfred Eisenstaedt

#15 US Soldier Tenderly Kissing His Girlfriend Goodbye Before Departing By Train, 1922


Image source: ullstein bild

#16 Saying Farewell To Departing Troops At New York’s Penn Station, April 1943


Image source: Alfred Eisenstaedt

#17 A Young Woman On Roller Skates And Her Soldier Honey, 1940s


#18 A Sailor Leans Over A Picket Fence And Lifts His Girlfriend Up For A Kiss, 1945


Image source: Hulton Archive

#19 An English ATS And Eighth Air Force Sergeant Enjoy A Blissful Kiss, 1945


Image source: Ralph Morse

#20 A British Soldier Whispers Into The Ear Of A Loved One As He Leaves For The Front, 1939


Image source: Fox Photos

If you crave for more vintage photography, take a look at these photos of Japan before the wars.


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