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Most People Have Never Seen These 12 Photos Taken During World War II In Arizona

World War II ended just over 70 years ago and it changed the lives of millions worldwide. Today, despite its prevalence in media and still-living survivors, the war seems so far away from many Americans, both in terms of time and distance. Movies, novels, and TV shows rarely depict life during this period at home, in part because most of the action was happening overseas or along the coasts. If you were ever curious about what life was like for Arizonans during the war, here’s a brief glimpse at what it looked like.

What was your family’s life likr during World War II? Share your thoughts with your fellow Arizonans in the comments section below!

Monica Spencer
Monica is a Diné freelance writer and the Arizona staff writer for Only In Your State. In addition to writing, she also enjoys taking photos, running, and weaving. She currently lives in Phoenix with her boyfriend and their herd of cats.