A little WWII humor

Some great WW2 cuttings. Great collection.

Two on a Rant

Mymom took a lot of pictures, saved a lot of pictures, and clipped cartoons during WWII (1940’s).   Here are 2 I thought you might enjoy:

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The images were scanned while in the plastic protectors.  Remember, these a cartoons from a 1941 newspaper.  I’m not about to remove a 73 year old newspaper clipping from  43 year old plastic.  

I’ll end this blog post with style, specifically the style worn by my maternal grandfather in 1940:

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June 1942 (2)

Pacific Paratrooper

VP-41 enroute to Kiska to support a fleet bombardment

Alaska

The Japanese Second Mobile Force retired to cruise a support area about 400 miles south of Kiska.  On the second day of attack on Dutch Harbor, two occupation forces moved up to positions from which they could run their objectives.  The first was the Adak-Attu Occupation Force and the second, the Kiska Occupation Force.  As a result of the defeat at Midway [to be dealt with after this preliminary Alaska situation], the Adak occupation was canceled and the Adak-Attu Force was directed to only seize Attu, where a battalion of Army troops went ashore about 0300 hours, 7 June.  The Kiska Force landed a battalion from their Navy at Reynard Cove at 1500 hours, 6 June.

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Due to the weather and the attention given to the attacks on Dutch Harbor, US air reconnaissance did not discover that the occupation of Kiska and Attu was taking place until 4 days…

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New Kindle edition of WW2 thriller!

Farewell Leicester Square
Farewell Leicester Square

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