This iconic photo depicts the jubilance and relief expressed throughout America when armistice was declared in World War Two. Contrary to popular opinion, the two in the picture were not lovers; the soldier was jubilantly planting kisses on women in Times Square – this lucky nurse was just one of them.     -1940s-

The Ten Most Iconic Photos Of The 1940s

This iconic photo depicts the jubilance and relief expressed throughout America when armistice was declared in World War Two. Contrary to popular opinion, the two in the picture were not lovers; the soldier was jubilantly planting kisses on women in Times Square – this lucky nurse was just one of them. -1940s-

World War II Vintage Ads & Posters - Oddee.com (vintage advertisement posters)

15 Fascinating World War II Vintage Ads & Posters

World War II Vintage Ads & Posters - Oddee.com (vintage advertisement posters)

This poster is again catered to women to help in the factories. They are sending the message that "if you are working, you are an asset to the victory of the war. The American colours make this poster all the more patriotic representing dominant ideologies about American society and war.

We can do it: 14 posters of women who worked for the war effort

This poster is again catered to women to help in the factories. They are sending the message that "if you are working, you are an asset to the victory of the war. The American colours make this poster all the more patriotic representing dominant ideologies about American society and war.

World war 2 - the women still had it! They wore army clothes, had their hair curved perfectly, red lips and posed with the duck face! And how cute their hats are!

World war 2 - the women still had it! They wore army clothes, had their hair curved perfectly, red lips and posed with the duck face! And how cute their hats are!

Portrait of Mildred Axton, date unknown. Axton was "one of the first three Women Airforce Service Pilots to be trained as a test pilot" and was the first woman to fly a B-29. She passed away in 2010, age 91.

[Photo] Portrait of Mildred Axton, date unknown

Portrait of Mildred Axton, date unknown. Axton was "one of the first three Women Airforce Service Pilots to be trained as a test pilot" and was the first woman to fly a B-29. She passed away in 2010, age 91.

Famous WWII Russian sniper Kyra Petrovskaya. She kicked Nazi butt. Biddy Craft

Famous WWII Russian sniper Kyra Petrovskaya. She kicked Nazi butt. Biddy Craft

A nurse is getting some sleep on the frontline. You can see the field repairs on her rifle.

A nurse is getting some sleep on the frontline. You can see the field repairs on her rifle.

World War 2: Underwear and uniform.  Advice on suitable underwear for women wearing uniform for the first time. Research for my historical romance Into The Unknown - http://lornapeel.com/into-the-unknown https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18485923-into-the-unknown

World War 2: Underwear and uniform

World War 2: Underwear and uniform. Advice on suitable underwear for women wearing uniform for the first time. Research for my historical romance Into The Unknown - http://lornapeel.com/into-the-unknown https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18485923-into-the-unknown

Silence Means Security http://ww2.wwarii.com/art_posters_propaganda/women_at_war_posters/Silence-Means-Security

Silence Means Security http://ww2.wwarii.com/art_posters_propaganda/women_at_war_posters/Silence-Means-Security

A Max Factor pencil for drawing stocking seams on during WWII, when stockings were in short supply due to rationing.

A Max Factor pencil for drawing stocking seams on during WWII, when stockings were in short supply due to rationing.

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