Tagged With: 1940’s

Theresienstadt: A False Hope…

Having very recently gone back and listened to the Audible version of both Winds of War as well as War and Remembrance, I was struck yet again by the scale of the Holocaust, but yet this time, it was the personal views as shown by Wouk in the Jastrow characters that really struck home–the dashed … Continue reading »

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About My Header Image…..

Hello Dear Readers and Subscribers! As you well know, I’m using WordPress software on my blog.  Tonight I’ve been working on the blog and thought it would be nice to change the header image.  I’m now using some of the great photos offered by the LOC on Flickr. If you like the header image I … Continue reading »

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What? I gotta have a stamp to buy that steak?

Evidently, food rationing is back! I heard on the radio about the Costco move to limit rice purchases in the last fee weeks. Heard about that? See Here for more details. Anyway, so it got me thinking about food rationing in World War II. The concept of stamps and points for food and other purchases … Continue reading »

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STOP Just a small slip of paper STOP fading into the past STOP

This one actually happened before I started blogging.  I thought about it this morning and knew it would be a great topic to talk about.  Can  you guess what it is?  Here are some hints: (1) Ok, one more: (2) Yes, you got it: Western Union! Once a prime method of communicating long distances in … Continue reading »

Categories: 1900's, 1910+, 1920's, 1930's, 1940's, 1950's, American History, Baby Boomers, Equipment, Popular Culture, United States Air Force History, United States Army History, United States Naval History, vintage, World History, World War II | Tags: , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s Golden! Animation, Cartoon Design, and Entertainment Worth Saving!

I was looking around this weekend and stumbled across a absolutely fabulous site, archive, and museum about two of my favorite topics: Cartoons and History! The site I found was this: (1) A project of ASIFA-Hollywood , the ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Archive is a virtual treasure-chest of animation from America’s love affair with cartoons. With thousands … Continue reading »

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