May The day before Memorial Day, a man visits Arlington West, a display on the beach in Santa Monica, Calif., sponsored by Veterans for Peace. The religious symbols represent soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.
These were message carrying pigeons. (It was before iPhones). WAVE Specialist (X) Class Sidney Cazort at work with the residents of the Pigeon Loft at Naval Air Station, Moffett Field, California, circa
Housing shortage - Said one mechanic, "I brought my tools along. If we're still without a house by the time winter comes, I'll show my wife how to make coffee and fry eggs in the car, using my blowtorch.
A Wet Waaf Woman Who Was Cleaning a Lorry During World War Ii
1943- U.S. cadet in front of the mess hall at the Independence Army Basic Flying School shares his carrots with a rabbit. Photo shows two bushels of carrots which represents what one cadet will consume during his 9 weeks of training in an effort to avert night blindness.
From U.S.-Bound for German Prison Camps. The International Red Cross at Geneva, Switzerland opens a crate containing Christmas packages addressed to British prisoners of war in German camps. The packages will arrive many months late. These particular packages come from America. There were over 100,000 of these packages to distribute. An indication of the activity of the Red Cross here, is given from the fact that 60,000 letters are handled daily compared to 25,000 during WWI.
American Journalist Ernie Pyle, 1940s Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett