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In the early 1940s, new subways were being constructed in Chicago and promotional postcards, such as the one above, were issued perhaps to garner interest or perhaps even to alleviate some of the concerns at the time. The World War II was underway and the United States entered the war in the same year that [...]

One of the many women who worked manufacturing the war machines that propelled Allied Forces to victory in World War II was Pauline Mauck. She was a real life “Rosie the Riveter” who worked in a Republic Aviation P-47 plant in Evansville, Iowa during WWII. She posed on the propeller of one of the planes coming out of the plant and it became an iconic image during the war. Her husband, Leonard Mauck, fought in WWI

Greer Garson, CBE was a British actress who was very popular during World War II, being listed by the Motion Picture Herald as one of America's top ten box office draws in 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, and 1946. As one of MGM's major stars of the 1940s, Garson received seven Academy Award nominations, winning the Best Actress award for Mrs. Miniver .

An example of the Christmas card (in the form of a postcard) sent to the forces by King George V and Queen Mary in 1914. Three versions were produced, for the Army, the Navy and for the sick and wounded. This is the one for the Navy, with His Majesty dressed in Naval uniform.Royal Archives © 2009 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The Royal Christmas card (in the form of a postcard) sent in 1914 by King George V and Queen Mary to the wounded, on which the special message expressed good wishes for their recovery. The photograph of the King shows him in khaki. Royal Archives © 2009 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

military postcard from world war one. I have a few of these after finding them on e-bay. So sad...

While budgets are being slashed by governments around the world, national intelligence agencies are not only flush with money but they are increasingly networking their resources against the «threat». What is the threat? It is whatever national leaders and their governments deem it to be. One day it is «Al Qaeda», the next day it is Iran, then North Korea, then global narco-terrorists, and so on and so on…

Thanks Tinkara! A beautiful postcard for the RR Aust/NZ rest of the world Group 18. Slovenia has only one island but its uniqueness makes it more attractive than many an archipelago. Sheltered by picturesque mountains, the island reigns in the middle of an Alpine lake. Its charm has made it a symbol for centuries of a town to which guests from all over the world love to return. This town, which has already existed for a thousand years, is BLED. On the island in the middle of the lake, the…