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US Marines Stanley A. Parks (left) and Randolph Peters pose for the camera with the M1A1 Flamethrower and a M1A carbine, Peleliu, 1944. Compare and contrast their overall appearance with that of cinema "heroes" of the 50s and 60s -- pressed dungarees, clean shaven faces, perfectly laced boots, and polished helmets. Reality vs make-believe.

indypendenthistory: “ US Marines Stanley A. Parks (left) and Randolph Peters pose for the camera with the Flamethrower and a carbine, Peleliu, ”

Melvin Long guarding his still Clay County, Tennessee, ca. 1930s

Sheriff Mike Bootright and deputies with a confiscated moonshine still Elizabethton, Carter County, Tenn.

LIFE: Dust Bowl survivors

Alfred Eisenstaedt (Tczew, 6 dicembre 1898 - Massachusetts, 24 agosto - Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images: Farmer and sons, Oklahoma, 1942

World War II Bataan (Death) March

World War II Bataan (Death) March

An American nurse in Australia (November 1942). Her expression, hairstyle, body language, and the jaunty angle of her cap combine to project a remarkably contemporary look and feel. confidence!

Grandmother died last week, she was a naval nurse. These are some pictures from WWII. (Album in comments.)

Naval Nurse sends love & kisses from Australia,

Paul Newman in the Navy, c.1943

A Very Young Paul Newman served in the United States Navy in World War II in the Pacific theater. Unable to be a pilot, because he was colour blind.

boots and heels, go together like ham and cheese

I will have to get a photo like this with the army wives.

Canadian troops aboard LCI(L) 306 of the 262nd Flotilla, R.C.N., en route to France - 6 June 1944.

Juno Beach - Canadian troops aboard LCI(L) 306 of the Flotilla, R., en route to France.

Elisabeth the golden Age - Cate Blanchett

Elisabeth the golden Age - Cate Blanchett

A British soldier shaking hands with a kitten in the snow, 1917

Soldier shaking hands with a kitten in the snow Neulette, France 1917

Battle Photos: The Battle of Guadalcanal.

*FV Rivard fought here. US Army troops on Mt Austen. Battle Photos: The Battle of Guadalcanal.

I could really use these tips someday after all of the fighting goes down....

Wilderness Survival, great ideas for water collection and purification.

US Marines land on  Guadalcanal during Guadalcanal campaign of the Pacific theater of World war 2, 1942.

US Marines land on Guadalcanal during Guadalcanal campaign of the Pacific theater of World war

Easy Company, 2nd Battalion of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, the "Screaming Eagles"   Drinking Hitlers wine at his Eagles Nest retreat.  Colourised by Paul Reynolds.

Easy Company, Battalion of the Parachute Infantry Regiment of the Airborne Division, the "Screaming Eagles" Drinking Hitlers wine at his Eagles Nest retreat. Colourised by Paul Reynolds.

1942

A Sailor Arriving Home on Leave Greeting His Grandparents 1942 history

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