WWII & NYC exhibit includes LI contribution
GalleriesExhibit on wartime NYC
Soldiers and sailors swarmed New York City. Hundreds of merchant ships transporting supplies for the fight in Europe crowded New York Harbor. The bright lights of the big city were dimmed so they would not silhouette vessels offshore being hunted by German U-boats.
From 1941 to 1945, the signs of wartime were nearly everywhere in New York and the surrounding area, including Long Island, as...