11 Very Rare Photos Taken During WWII In Philadelphia

World War II affected the entire country in so many different ways. New industries were developed, soldiers reenlisted to fight for our country, and many families struggled to balance their lives while fathers were overseas. In major cities like Philadelphia, the war effort was obvious in everything from construction, to manufacturing, to home life. Check out these rare photos that will give you a glimpse at life in Philadelphia during WWII.

Do you have any family photo albums of Philadelphia during WWII? It is awe-inspiring to look back at our history and admire how we came together to confront evil and wrongdoing in the world, yet the tragedy of lives lost during World War II is never far from our country’s mind.