In the past we've taken looks back at Prospect Park, the Brooklyn Navy Yard (and the Commandant's House), the Brooklyn Bridge, and the nearby area in 1936, amongst other corners of the borough. But here's a glimpse at what it looked like in 1943, from Sheepshead Bay to Prospect Heights to Red Hook.

This is the year the movie Whistling in Brooklyn came out and the year the novel A Tree Grows in Brooklyn hit bookshelves. Over at Ebbets Field, the 1943 Brooklyn Dodgers played 153 games during the regular season, winning 81 and losing 72 games (they finished 3rd in position).