POSTERS OF THE WORLD WAR II ERA
DECEMBER TIME-LINE EVENTS:
Dec. 7: Pearl Harbor attacked by Japanese forces. A veteran recounts his experience.
Dec. 8: Britain and the U.S. declare war on Japan. Japan invades Malaya.
Dec. 9: Germany and Italy declares war on U.S.
Dec. 19: U.S. extends the military draft for men between the ages of 20-44.
Dec. 27: Tire Rationing in U.S. This will later include other consumer items.
Dec. 16-26 Battle of the Bulge.
Special: Why the Battle of the Bulge matters today, and other links. [ CLICK HERE ]
Aircraft Nose Art: "Honey Chile"
STORY LINE: Krysyna Skarbek, Lady Spy: [ Her Story ] [ The video ] 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 the video.
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.
"When I Grow Too Old To Dream" An older song that became popular in the 1940's. [Listen to Vera Lynn sing it]
"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.
Celebs who served: Betty White [1940's photo ]
Books: Our Mother's War : Portrait of American women during World War II. [ More ]
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 ]