A little WWII humor

Proof that the military enjoys its humor!!!!

Two on a Rant

Mymom took a lot of pictures, saved a lot of pictures, and clipped cartoons during WWII (1940’s).   Here are 2 I thought you might enjoy:

cartoon1 001

cartoon2 001

The images were scanned while in the plastic protectors.  Remember, these a cartoons from a 1941 newspaper.  I’m not about to remove a 73 year old newspaper clipping from  43 year old plastic.  

I’ll end this blog post with style, specifically the style worn by my maternal grandfather in 1940:

grandfather 001

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About GP

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

Posted on January 31, 2015, in Letters home, WWII and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 30 Comments.

  1. Nice read, thank you for posting it.

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  2. Great to see those! I enjoyed reading them. Little treasures like that are wonderful to have.


  3. I have several WWII era cards & postcards from my grandparents’ old things with these types of military humor on them. Things sure were different – and so much more patriotic! – back then. 🙂


  4. well for some reason you know I always love your comics whether old or new – and whew – I agree G – leave them in their precious plastic – what gems! and pretty fun stuff 🙂

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  5. That was good fun, thanks for finding them.


  6. Great piece of military humour from days when humour was funny.
    Old military humour had a certain irreverence about it but boxed in respect.

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  7. Love these. Americans certainly have a sense of humor.


  8. My father, a member of the Colorado National Guard, was called into active duty with the 45th Division in 1940 It was quite an adventure for him and a lot of young men just out of high school. They spent Christmas at Fort Sill, Oklahoma before moving to Camp Barkeley in Texas. Thanks for posting the cartoons.


  9. That is great stuff – thanks for sharing it.


  10. I love vintage periodicals and their humor, too.


  11. Amazing – you are the custodian of a great treasure 🙂


  12. Wünsche ein schönes wee-kend lieber Gruß Gislinde


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