Venice At The Dawn Of WW2

Dream of Venice shared this quaint look at Venice in 1940; a dark shadow was descending over Europe at that time, making for a scarily uncertain atmosphere for all Europeans, but the people in this seem charmed, alive, and blissfully unaware of the horrors in the offing for so many of their neighbors.  That so many of Italy’s treasures survived the first and second world wars is something pretty remarkable when you stop to think about it.

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