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Memorial Day Tribute – USS Arizona Memorial In Pearl Harbor, HI

Memorial Day Tribute – USS Arizona Memorial In Pearl Harbor, HI

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By RetroRuth I think about it. I dream about it. -George Hettinger, Pearl Harbor Survivor I wish we would have had an hour’s warning. We would have really done some bad damage to them. -Richard Adams, Pearl Harbor Survivor I remember seeing burning ships. -Karen O’Beirne Taylor, Pearl Harbor Survivor…

My Grandmother’s Glasses

My Grandmother’s Glasses

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By Sara In AZ My Grandmother is an enigma. She has many stories to tell, but keeps most of them close to the vest. It’s not until you start prying and questioning do you really find out the juicy tidbits from the past. I suppose I am guilty of this…

Bomb Girls: A Cool New Series Set Against the 1940s WWII Era on REELZ Channel!

Bomb Girls: A Cool New Series Set Against the 1940s WWII Era on REELZ Channel!

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By Sara In AZ I don’t know how I completely missed seeing any promotion for the new series Bomb Girls…………maybe there was not a lot of promo that was done for the show??? Anyway, the name “Bomb Girls” quickly went across the TV screen as Mike was scrolling through the…

The Brave Never Die – A Memorial Day Tribute

The Brave Never Die – A Memorial Day Tribute

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By RetroRuth Let no vandalism of avarice or neglect, no ravages of time, testify to the present or to the coming generations, that we have forgotten, as a people, the cost of a free and undivided Republic.                                                                                             ~ General John A. Logan They hover as a cloud of witnesses…

Vintage Patterns – Some of My Favourites

Vintage Patterns – Some of My Favourites

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By Andrea I am a big time pattern collector (some might say that my collection borders on a hoard, hah!)  Combine that with my love of vintage, and you get someone who is a sucker for vintage patterns.  I was trying to impart some organization to my patterns the other…

Decorating During World War II – A 1943 Sears Pamphlet

Decorating During World War II – A 1943 Sears Pamphlet

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By RetroRuth I was lucky enough recently to stumble across a great upholstery book from 1955 in my local Salvation army. But that isn’t what this post is about. What this post is about was tucked snuggly inside the front cover of said upholstery book, sitting patiently and waiting for…

Women In Uniform Clip From Saving America by Pony Tale Films

Women In Uniform Clip From Saving America by Pony Tale Films

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By RetroRuth I am not sure how many of you have seen the trailer or clips from the documentary Saving America: A Diary of a Generation by Pony Tale Films, but if you haven’t seen anything about it and you are interested in WWII history and culture, then this is…