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WW II era magazine ads

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Those were the days. Here’s one. I’ve always loved the Lockheed P-38 Lightning despite the fact that Glenn Miller was killed in one (a passenger returning to England—the plane was accidentally hit by bombs dumped into the English Channel from bombers returning from a mission: they were at a great altitude, Miller’s P-38 at a low altitude).

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And here’s a collection of New Yorker covers from the 1940s.

Written by Leisureguy

5 May 2014 at 8:43 am

Posted in Daily life

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