Barely a spot on the globe was unaffected by the cataclysm of WWII. Out of every corner of the globe there are stories of human struggle and sacrifice that reveal humanity at its worst — and its best. Countless photographs of the battles, the people, and the machines that drove the war forward exist in extensive archives. Many remain in black and white, but new technology allows us to pick out the pigments, and enables those who view the photographs to experience the moments captured as they were: in color. Our journey takes us through some of the most iconic to some rarely before seen photos from the world’s most destructive war.