There are images that flash into all of our heads when we think of the Second World War. But there are some that don’t come so readily to mind. Here are fourteen of those rare WWII pictures.
1. The first decent television
At a cost of just $100, the TV set pictured below was the first to be reasonably priced and manufactured in a large quantity. A young woman demonstrates the workings of the new popular consumer good, and watches the screen’s 5×7 image – miniscule by today’s standards – at a showing in New York in August 1945.