POSTERS OF THE WORLD WAR II ERA
TIME LINE FOR: APRIL-- Click on ["More"] for additional historical facts.
1933April 7- 25: In Germany, Jew and non-Aryans are banned from practicing law and working in the civil services. passes law restricting college enrollment of Jews. Similar legal discrimination already exists in the United States.
1941 April 13: Japan and USSR sign nonaggression pact [MORE ON PACT]
April 10 Japan captures Bataan. Bataan Death March takes place: [MORE]
April 1: American invasion of Okinawa [MORE]
April 12 - US President Franklin Roosevelt dies. He is succeeded by President Truman
April 20- American forces capture Nuremberg. [MORE]
April 28 Mussolini killed by Italian partisans.
April 29 Dachau concentration camp overrun by U.S. military.
I'll Be Seeing You, [CLICK TO LISTEN]
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 OF THE ERA [CLICK HERE TO LISTEN] ( After making a selection, some audio may take a few moments to begin)
MORE 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]
WWII memoir t-shirts [ Click here ]
Oil Paintings by L. C. Herst [ lcherst.com]
U.S. and Southwest History A facebook site: [ Click here ]