POSTERS OF THE WORLD WAR II ERA
Long Lost WWII Love Letters
APRIL TIME-LINE EVENTS:
Sixteen U.S. bombers, led by Lt. Col. James Doolittle, take off from an aircraft carrier 800 miles (1300 kilometers) off Tokyo and make the first bombing raid against Japan.
Soviet troops enter Berlin, beginning a street-by-street battle.
Italian guerrilla fighters capture and kill Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. German forces in Italy surrender.
U.S. soldiers free 32,000 survivors of the Dachau concentration camp. It will become a memorial for victims of the Nazi Holocaust.
Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler kills himself.
WW2airplane nose art : (See note below pertaining to "Pop ups and ads ) Enjoy the Big Band sound along with the visual.
Popular WW2 era songs : Note: "Pop ups" for ads or programs may appear from this link. They may be deleted or ignored. You need not download a program to watch or listen to the video.
Ken Curtis (Festus from Gunsmoke) sings "The Caisson Song"
"Praise the Lord And Pass The Ammunition"
"BoogieWoogie Bugle Boy Of Company B" A swinging tune sung by the Andrews Sisters. This number was very popular in the 1940's.
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 ]
BOOKS AND DVDs:
The New York Times Complete World War 2: All the Coverage from theBattlefields and the
The Nightingale A novel (Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front. She doesn't believe that the Nazis will invade France … but invade they do, in droves...)
Memorabilia Replica U.S.1943 Harley-Davidson Pinup sign.
Special stories by Louis L'Amour who also wrote mystery and adventure stories
Collection of mystery stories by L'Amour, HILLS OF HOMICIDE
Collection of adventure stories by L' Amour, ADVENTURE STORIES
NIGHT OVER THE SOLOMONS Novel about the discovery of a secret Japanese base in the Solomons during WWII