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Date: 1958 

Description: Major Antonio Lusson, battilion commander for Castro during the fight for the town of LaMaya, fires on a strafing B-26 from Batista's air force. Cuba.

Date: 1970 

Description: This pictorial map shows illustrations of historical landmarks and events, some of which include the fairgrounds, churches, the courthouse, Turner Opera Ho...

Photograph

Class at Camp Perry

Date: 1942 

Description: A group of uniformed military men sit in wooden chairs inside a building at Camp Perry as they are instructed on various kinds of machinery. Two chalkboard...

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: General Gibbon's Brigade Repelli...

Photograph

Kiss for a Soldier

Date: 1944-08-25 

Description: An American soldier receives a kiss in gratitude for the liberation of Paris during World War II.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Recruitment poster for the United States Navy. Depicts Uncle Sam in a soldier's uniform pointing a gun at the German Kaiser, who is dressed in a crown and...

Date: 1944-07-27 

Description: Wisconsin military personnel load a patient covered with a blanket on a stretcher onto a Douglas C-47 Skytrain cargo plane during an air evacuation in Norm...

Photograph

Chief Censor

Date: 1943-07-14 

Description: Colonel B. Tormey, Chief Censor — Southwest Pacific Area, sits in his well-lighted office at Camp Cable, near Brisbane, Australia. Robert Doyle's articles...

Print

Merry Xmas

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Holiday card with an Army soldier skiing down a hill. He is wearing a backpack and holding a piece of paper with the message "Merry Xmas" on it. Mountains...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lewis R. Arms is shown in military uniform, wearing roller skates on what appears to be a roof. There is a signature on the back of the photograph that rea...

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Death of Lieutenant A.H. Cushing...

Date: 1944-02-03 

Description: Artillerymen prepare to leave their camp in Saidor, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea) on a patrol that would last several days. They were to search...

Historical Essay

The World War II Home Front

The Benefits and Costs of War

Discover how World War II affected daily life in Wisconsin.

Photograph

Fueling Station

Date: 1943-11-17 

Description: Corporal Gareale Brezeale of Warren, Arkansas, stands next to barrels, and Private First Class William Imhoff of Detroit, Michigan, holds the nozzle to the...

Date: 1943 

Description: A group of soldiers stand at attention while lines of men walk past. Men are working on a roof and scaffold around a steeple on a building in the backgroun...

Date: 1943-12-05 

Description: Seven Lieutenant nurses from Wisconsin pose with a Lieutenant Colonel from Illinois behind a sign that declares "Off Limits To All Troops." Names (left to...

Photograph

Ordnance Men

Date: 1943-11-30 

Description: Michigan soldiers loading bombs onto a trailer at a military base near Port Moresby, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). Their names, left to right,...

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Stannard's Vermont Brigade Attac...

Date: 1945-03 ca.

Description: From the caption that accompanied the image: "Fellow workers in civilian life, these Milwaukeeans met recently on Kwajalein atoll in the Marshall islands....

Date: 1944-02-03 

Description: Artillery group leaving on patrol from camp in Saidor, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). Names: (Front to rear) Private First Class Stanley Prachn...

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