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British troops cheerfully board their train for the first stage of their trip to the western front – England, September 20, 1939

“I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.” -Maya Angelou

Rationing chart for 1940-1942 showing types of food and amounts allowed Please remember that the amount actually available did not match this poster.

One of the first portraits taken of Audrey Hepburn after the liberation of Holland, 1946. During the "starvation winter" of the Nazi occupation, she ate tulip bulbs to survive, like so many others.

lets be skin and bones. lets hide in white smoke. lets bruise our hearts to black and blue. lets kiss the sky that doesn't wave 'hi'. lets drift away. way. way. way. somewhere out there. you know.