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From left to right, Mrs Hilda Poole, Hilda Partington and Madge Scott working on a 'waltzing matilda' in a tank factory.

From left to right, Mrs Hilda Poole, Hilda Partington and Madge Scott working on a 'waltzing matilda' in a tank factory.

Funny Propaganda Poster WW2 | World War II propaganda posters

World War II propaganda posters

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Tony Curtis (né Bernard Schwartz) (1925-2010) Signalman 3rd Class, U.S. Navy Reserves 1942-45 WW II. He served on the submarine tender USS Proteus (AS-19). He was aboard when the Proteus entered Tokyo Bay where, through binoculars from the signal bridge, he witnessed the signing of the Japanese Document of Surrender aboard the USS Missouri.

Tony Curtis: Served aboard the USS Proteus during WWII. Was on the signal bridge of the Proteus in Tokyo Bay in 1945 when the Japanese surrendered.

Eddie Albert (né Edward Albert Heimberger) (1906-2005) Lt. US Navy Reserve 1942-45 WW II. Before the war toured Mexico as high-wire artist while secretly spying on German U-Boats in Mexican harbors for U.S. Army Intelligence. In 1942 joined the Navy and in 1943 was commissioned a Lt. in the Navy Reserve. Earned a Bronze Star w/Combat "V" during the invasion of Tarawa 1943, when he rescued 47 Marines while under heavy enemy machine-gun fire. In many movies & co-star of CBS “Green Acres”…

Eddie Albert "Green Acres" served in the Navy during and received a Bronze Star with "V" for valor during the invasion of Tarawa.

Glenn Ford (né Gwyllyn Ford in Canada) (1916-2006) SGT USMC (1942-44) WW II / CAPT USNR (1958-70s) During his WW II service he helped build safe houses in France for those hiding from the Nazis. He went to Vietnam in 1967 for combat scenes in a Marine training film. He earned a Navy Commendation Medal and the French Legion of Honor Medal. Memorable roles included many western characters, and Richard Dadier in “Blackboard Jungle”.

Glenn Ford Ford interrupted his film career to volunteer for duty in World War II with the United States Marine Corps Reserve on December He was assigned in March 1943 to active duty at the Marine Corps Base in San Diego.

Frank Sutton (1923-1974) USA WW II. Distinguished himself by participating in 14 assault landings in the Pacific Theater including Leyte, Luzon, Bataan, and Corregidor. Is said to have earned a Bronze Star and Purple Heart. Best remembered for his role as Marine Gunnery Sgt. & Drill Instructor Vince Carter in the TV series “Gomer Pyle, USMC”. Ironically, Sutton tried to join the Marine Corps but couldn’t pass the physical, though he later earned a Black Belt in judo.

Distinguished himself by participating in 14 assault landings in the Pacific Theater including Leyte, Luzon, Bataan, and Corregidor.Honors: Bronze Star and Purple Heart.

Probably the best picture I've ever seen of planes and ships during WW II. Wow.

and fly in formation during surrernder ceremoneis, Tokyo, Japan - USS Missouri left foreground - Sept 1945

November’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part Two | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

A short history of WWI, ending with a figure estimating the dead (possibly a reasonably conservative one).

World War Two History Events Printable by HONResourcesShop on Etsy

World War Two History Events Printable Timeline Poster - We don't win wars by making deals but by punishing the guilty & setting free the captive.

Walter Matthau (October 1, 1920 – July 1, 2000) was an American actor. During World War II, Matthau served in the U.S. Army Air Forces with the Eighth Air Force in England as a B-24 Liberator radioman-gunner, in the same 453rd Bombardment Group as James Stewart. He reached the rank of staff sergeant, and was awarded 6 battle stars.

Walter Matthau

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