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The liner "Queen Elizabeth" bringing American troops into NY Harbor at the end of WW II, 1945.

The liner "Queen Elizabeth" bringing American troops into NY Harbor at the end of WW II, 1945.[900x1123]

The liner "Queen Elizabeth" bringing American troops into NY Harbor at the end of WW II, 1945.

During WWII, soldiers were known to take precious family photos (and Pinup Girl photos) and put them under clear grips on their 1911 pistols - called Sweetheart Grips.Sweetheart Grips | Stukas Over Stalingrad

During WWII, soldiers were known to take precious family photos (and Pinup Girl photos) and put them under clear grips on their 1911 pistols - called Sweetheart Grips.Sweetheart Grips | Stukas Over Stalingrad

In September 1940 the first peacetime draft law in U.S. history had been passed.authorizing the registration of 17 million men. In August and September 1941 U.S. merchant vessels were armed for self defense.The powder was packed in the keg.All it took was a flame for the war to explode upon America. Life Magazine

In September 1940 the first peacetime draft law in U.S. history had been passed.authorizing the registration of 17 million men. In August and September 1941 U.S. merchant vessels were armed for self defense.The powder was packed in the keg.All it took was a flame for the war to explode upon America. Life Magazine

During war, people were sending triangular folded letters, because of the envelope shortage.

During war, people were sending triangular folded letters, because of the envelope shortage.

Royal Army engineers sit and drink their tea on the edge of a bomb crater in the middle of London, 21 October 1940.

Royal Army engineers sit and drink their tea on the edge of a bomb crater in the middle of London, 21 October 1940.

22 Jun 1942, Northern Ireland, UK. US soldiers knit to pass the time.

22 Jun 1942, Northern Ireland, UK. US soldiers knit to pass the time.

World War II Women Being Awesome. Absolutely beautiful women doing what their heart desires.

World War II Women Being Awesome. Absolutely beautiful women doing what their heart desires.

11 Awesome Pages from World War II Ration Cookbooks Cookie recipe for more vintage WWII check out my blog www.girlinthejitterbugdress.com fashion, swing dance, fiction, music, recipes #WWII #Rations #Vintage

11 Awesome Pages from World War II Ration Cookbooks

11 Awesome Pages from World War II Ration Cookbooks Cookie recipe for more vintage WWII check out my blog www.girlinthejitterbugdress.com fashion, swing dance, fiction, music, recipes #WWII #Rations #Vintage

AUGUST 6, 1945: U.S. AIR FORCE BOMBER 'ENOLA GAY' DROPS ATOMIC BOMB ON HIROSHIMA, ULTIMATELY KILLING 166,000 PEOPLE.

AUGUST 6, 1945: U.S. AIR FORCE BOMBER 'ENOLA GAY' DROPS ATOMIC BOMB ON HIROSHIMA, ULTIMATELY KILLING 166,000 PEOPLE.

British Paratrooper 1944, played a huge role which gave advancements in todays society because we found away to drop troops without being seen or heard.

British Paratrooper 1944, played a huge role which gave advancements in todays society because we found away to drop troops without being seen or heard.

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