13 Very Rare Photos Taken During WWII In Chicago

Involving a majority of world powers, the Second World War is categorized by the Holocaust, the first use of nuclear weapons in history, and the murder of between 50 and 85 million people, most of which were civilians. Meanwhile, these 13 rare photos show what was going on in Chicago.

Everyday life seemed normal on the surface, but even Chicagoans were struggling to get by. Keep scrolling for a peek into the past.

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For more old pictures of the city, check out these 12 images that show how much Chicago has and has not changed over the years.

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