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The kiss.

My favorite picture of my grandparents. My grandfather had just got back from war.

Caption: "My favorite picture of my grandparents. My grandfather had just got back from war." <<< Not my grandparents, but a sweet picture nonetheless

Elvis.

Elvis Presley army uniform - time has made me realize that he was a good entertainer and served his country and mankind. He has remained as large in death as in life--over 40 years now. You have to admit he was handsome in this uniform.

Rainy Day

A sailor and his girl. I love the black and white tint and the umbrella. So era. :) - this would be fun to re-create for an engagement pic

Recruiting Poster circa 1943.     "Are you a girl with star-spangled heart?--Join the WAC now!--Thousands of Army jobs need filling!"

Who says you can't be an Army Strong Woman? Recruiting Poster circa "Are you a girl with star-spangled heart?--Thousands of Army jobs need filling!

LIFE Magazine

I Love this! Couple in Penn Station Sharing Farewell Kiss Before He Ships Off to War During WWII Photographic Print by Alfred Eisenstaedt

A sweet kiss goodbye...

Soldier Tenderly Kissing His Girlfriend's Forehead as She Embraces Him While Saying Goodbye

Soldier Tenderly Kissing His Girlfriend's Forehead as She Embraces Him While Saying Goodbye, by Alfred Eisenstaedt

"Love you too, Grandma."

Italian Vintage Photographs ~ ~ Private First Class Elmer Sittion being kissed by overjoyed, aged Italian woman upon his arrival to the eternal city. Fifth Army, Rome area, Italy.

Army Family

The end of World War II brought many young men back from the military to start a new family and home life.

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