" I was an orphan and was beaten by my uncle for 10 years. When I saw orphans working instead of playing it broke my heart. " - Tony Vaccaro Orphans in a sewing class, Trieste, Italy, 1947.
German boys, generally the oldest males in their households, gather to see an American concert one year after the end of the war, Hengersberg, Germany, 1946.
Orphans on the street expect a treat from this Stars and Stripes photographer, Trieste, Italy, 1947.
Children play and sing Ring Around the Rosie, just North of Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, 1947.
Two girls exhibit different reactions to a raised camera, Bonefro, Italy, 1946.
Two children wait outside a grocery store with the family shopping cart, Hoescht, Germany, 1946.