POSTERS OF THE WORLD WAR II ERA
TIME-LINE EVENTS: September
1939--Germany invades Poland. Britain, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and France declare war on Germany. U.S. proclaims neutrality. Battle of the Atlantic begins.
1940--Germany, Italy, and Japan. sign the Axis Agreement Pact
1941-- Sept.11 President Roosevelt issues an order that German or Italian ships sighted in U.S. waters will be attacked immediately.
1942--Sept.16 The U.S. established The Women's Airforce Service Pilots (WASPS).
1943-- Sept. 9 U.S. Fifth Army lands at Salerno and sustain heavy losses from German forces.
1945--Sept 2 WW2 ends with the unconditional surrender of Japan ceremony aboard the USS Missouri.
2001-Sept 11 Not all the heroes were human [ Daisy ]
STORY LINE: Krysyna Skarbek, Lady Spy: [ Her Story ] [ The video ] Note: "Pop ups" for ads or programs may appear. They may be deleted or ignored. You need not download a program to watch the video.
Nazi Saboteurs land on America's East Coast [ Click Here ]
Rosie the Riveter--Icon of women factory workers. [ Her Story ]
B17 Mid-Air Collision Survival--Flying with one engine and a prayer: [ The Story ] [The Song ]
HISTORY IN ART: WW2 Navy Art [ Click for Art here ] New for Sept.
Sculptures of soldiers by David Venell [Click here]
SELECTED SITES OF INTEREST:
L C. Herst gallery of fine art [Click here]
The Smart Site for Kittens [Click here]
WWII memoir t-shirts [ Click here ]