Christmas in 1940’s style

Christmas wishes from the '40's and pacificparatrooper

Christmas wishes from the ’40’s and pacificparatrooper

"new movie - just out"

“new movie – just out”

 A wish from all us

A wish from all us

Chesterfield ad with Ronald Reagan

Chesterfield ad with Ronald Reagan

The ole home-cooked dinner

The ole home-cooked dinner

'40's Christmas card

’40’s Christmas card

They even had a pin-up girl

They even had a pin-up girl

Star and Stripes Forever

Star and Stripes Forever

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A patriotic 1940's wish

A patriotic 1940’s wish

A very Merry Christmas to all in WWII era style. My best wishes and thanks to those of you who happen to pass this way.

To the Military: My prayers and thanks go to you for your service and we all hope to see you soon.

To those who do not celebrate this holiday: I wish you the good blessing and heartfelt emotions that are symbolized in the season.

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Everett Smith served with the Headquarters Company, 187th Regiment, 11th A/B Division during WWII. This site is in tribute to my father, "Smitty." GPCox is a member of the 11th Airborne Association. Member # 4511 and extremely proud of that fact!

Posted on December 21, 2012, in Uncategorized, WWII and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 140 Comments.

  1. My dad served with the 284th FAB in WWII, so I enjoyed your blog. Thanks for visiting my blog.

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  2. Thanks for all your likes on my blog fordsthoughts.wordpress.com. Another great guest blog coming up this weekend

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  3. Thanks for the visit and like on Save Bristol Bay!

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  4. What fabulous pictures. I love it.

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  5. I love the 40s! Sometimes I think I was born in the wrong era. This selection of art from the time is marvelous. Even the clothes back then were great! Thanks for sharing this.

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  6. Thank you for visiting my blog! Stories here are so interesting! Will follow!

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  7. Wonderful post! I love all the old pictures. I found this because you liked my Memorial Day 2013 post. Have a great Memorial Day!

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  8. Thank you for visiting my blog. I love the old photos,history lives on in pictures. For the past three years I immersed myself in studying the period of the thirties and forties, a very unique time in world history.

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  9. I’m new to your blog, drawn because you like mine, “In search of unusual destinations”. Just to say: this blog, for a UK citizen who was born following WW2, is itself a most unusual destination – but one I shall return to. You have amassed some remarkable material. All good wishes for the future. Phil.

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    • I thank you for your comments and for reading. Like you, I know only what I was taught in school about the war in Europe, until I began reading other blogs and looking into some of the events. Ditto on the good wishes.

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  10. Ronald Reagan advertising for Chesterfields… I magnified the Greyhound ad; the message indicated it had to be in ’45. A glimpse into a far different reality. Thanks.

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  11. Reblogged this on thoughtsbygempel and commented:
    Excellent Website and Blog….. Thanks for sharing Doug Gempel Blogmaster at thoughtsbygempel.wordpress.com

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