10.19.2004


ENLARGE THE PHOTO


The War Was One Day Old
Acme News photo, dated September 2, 1939

A crowd of British citizens mill in front of No. 10 Downing Street, official residence of Britain's Prime Minister as news that war had been declared on Germany began to spread. This photo was taken on September 2, 1939, the day after the German invasion of Poland, but was not released until August 1945.

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