POSTERS OF THE WORLD WAR II ERA
WW II TIME LINE FOR: FEBRUARY-- Click on ["More"] for links to additional historical facts.
• March 1945: Japanese troops occupying Indochina carry out a coup against French authorities and announce an end to the colonial era, declaring Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia independent.
The song, "Galveston" became popular during the Vietnam War era, but it was actually written for the Spanish-American War. Either way, it certainly fit well for a soldier going off to serve in the Vietnam War.
Blues In The Night [ TUNE IN ] Besame Mucho [TUNE IN] I'll Never Smile Again [TUNE IN] When I Grow Too Old To Dream [ CLICK HERE ] Along The Navajo Trail [LISTEN]
You Belong To My Heart [ TUNE IN ] 1940's music collection [ LISTEN IN ]
State Fair [WATCH] Julia Ross [WATCH]
RADIO BROADCASTS ABOUT THE WAR: [CLICK HERE TO LISTEN] (At the beginning of this link there will be a request to donate to the one that maintains this old news broadcast site, I's up to you to donate or not. Just scroll below the donation request where there are a list of available radio porgrams. After making a selection, some audio may take a few moments to begin)
1940 POPULAR RADIO SHOWS INCLUDING DRAMA, COMEDY, ECT. [ TUNE IN HERE
WWII Aircraft history: Whistling Death, The Corsair [CLICK HERE]
A COLLECTION OF 1944 RADIO AND NEWSREELS [CLICK HERE ]
WW2 AIRCRAFT NOSE ART : (See note below pertaining to "Pop ups and ads ) Enjoy the Big Band sound along with the visual. [ CLICK HERE TO VIEW ]
WHAT BOOKS PEOPLE WERE READING IN THE 1940'S. Just click on [BOOK TITLE ]
THE PEARL by John Steinbeck, ANIMAL FARM AND 1984 by George Orwell
FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS by Hemingway, GRAPES OF WRATH by Steinbeck
ON THE HOME FRONT
ARIZONA'S AREA 51, CAMP BOUSE An Army Desert Training Facility of the 1940's
SELECTED SITES OF INTEREST:
The Smart Site for Kittens [Click here]
Oil Paintings by L. C. Herst [ lcherst.com]
LC Herst fine art collection: [CLICK HERE]
U.S. and Southwest History A facebook site: [ Click here ]