Classic 1940s blouse and slacks.

In women started to wear trousers and I think this was a huge change compared with the previous years

Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who as an airman during World War II crashed into the Pacific, was listed as dead and then spent 47 days adrift in a life raft before being captured by the Japanese and enduring a harsh imprisonment, died on July 1, 2014 in Los Angeles at 97. His remarkable story of survival during the war gained new attention in 2010 with the publication of a vivid biography by Laura Hillenbrand, “Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption.”

Louis Zamperini, Olympian and ‘Unbroken’ War Survivor, Dies at 97

Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who was a pilot in World War II crashed into the Pacific and spent 47 days adrift in a life raft before being captured by the Japanese and enduring a harsh imprisonment.

1940s

Lisa Fonssagrives wearing an Anny Blatt sweater, Paris 1935 Valot ja varjot!

'Let Music Lighten the Black-out'  Shop Window, Soho, London, 1939, uncredited

'Let music lighten the blackout' Shop window, Soho, London, 1939

American paratroopers from the 101st Airborne applying paint to each other on the eve (June 5, 1944) of their jump into France in support of the Allied invasion of Normandy.

Chuck Plauda and Clarence Ware of the "Filthy paint their faces before the parachute drop into Normandy. The "Filthy were members of the section, demolitions platoon, Parachute Infantry Regiment. A unit of the Airborne Division

Your Courage, London, September 1939  (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)

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