In Photos: Showing Memorable Events in the History
1941: Churchill’s ‘V’ sign
British Prime Minister Winston Churchill shows the “V for Victory” sign, which became a rallying symbol throughout Europe during World War II.
1941: Attack on Pearl Harbor
The USS Shaw explodes during the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, during World War II.
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1945: The Auschwitz liberation
A group of child survivors behind a barbed wire fence at the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau in southern Poland, on the day of the camp’s liberation by the Red Army on Jan. 27.
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