I found this picture at a site selling military gear and couldn't help but think here is the next generation of dieselpunk.
This is from the site: http://www.military-jackets.com/index.asp
Added by Larry on February 25, 2010 at 10:45pm —
I just found a site with some great drawings and details of WWII weapons, artillery, bombers and such. Some examples are:
The site is WWII… Continue
Added by Larry on February 24, 2010 at 8:54pm —
On this day, Feb 23, in 1945 the US flag was raised on Iwo Jima.http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history.do
Added by Larry on February 23, 2010 at 9:07pm —
I just found this and thought others would enjoy it as well.
Added by Larry on February 21, 2010 at 9:00pm —
Here's a the newsreel on Coney Island,which was made in 1939 though is sometimes mistakenly listed as Coney Island of the 1940s.
I found the video fascinating. For some reason I couldn't get the embed to work so I've include a link.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rSF8I2tDdy0
Added by Larry on February 15, 2010 at 2:30pm —
Brown university has an interesting site with photos of sports through the years. The one I found most interest was the page dedicated to women's sports.Remembering Brown Sports: Women's Sports
Added by Larry on February 15, 2010 at 12:54pm —
is currently running a special on the great Blues player Robert Johnson (May 8, 1911–August 16, 1938) called "The Search for Robert Johnson." I highly recommend it,
According to the web site:The Search for Robert Johnson explores the troubled life and mysterious
death of this legendary bluesman who was rumored to have sold his soul to the devil in exchange for his legendary guitar skills. Drawing on… Continue
Added by Larry on February 14, 2010 at 3:48pm —
I found another site with some amazing photos from WWII of women. Note: there's one that looks like she flashing the camera but my wife assured me she's showing protective underwear.http://www.vintageculture.net/the-women-of-world-war-2/
I would have included images but they're rather large.
Added by Larry on February 4, 2010 at 9:54pm —
I hope this hasn't been posted already. But when I saw this, being the dirty old man that I am, I had to laugh.
Added by Larry on February 3, 2010 at 9:27pm —
I found this interesting site last night loaded with great pictures from Life magazine showing the role women played in the war effort during World War II.
Women in World War 2
Added by Larry on February 2, 2010 at 4:52pm —