Most People Have Never Seen These 10 Photos Taken During WWII In Texas
For a lot of Texans, WWII was a time we’ll never forget – even if we weren’t alive yet when it happened. It affected all of our lives in some way, from family members lost as heroic casualties to loved ones who lived to tell us their heart-wrenching stories. Although words are great illustrations of what went on during the tragic four years full of bloodshed, pictures are worth a thousand words. They allow us to almost experience the tragedy, feel the adrenaline of the soldiers in training and the empowerment of the working women – all through the lens of a camera that captured these moments so many decades ago. Here are 10 photos taken during WWII in Texas that are sure to stir up some memories for you.
How do these photos make you feel? Is there one in particular that brings up a memory or a story passed down to you by a loved one?
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.