Discussion in 'The Pub' started by Stratonator, Apr 24, 2016.
Queen Elizabeth II in 1940.
Can the lady ever smile? I mean... She's the Queen.
One of my favorites
Titanic rabbit hole here.
I'm always amazed at the photos of soldiers in WWII over how old they look. For men in their early 20s, many of these guys look two decades older.
I would say that's probably due to some pretty hard living as kids. Living through the Gread Depression, the amount of manual labor kids had to do to help around the house or farm and I think the majority of the US families were still farming.
It's not easy being queen....
Prokudin-Gorsky pics from the last century....iirc they were actually taken in color.
She's laughing there because that's Prince Phil, dressed up as a Guardsman trying to fool here. She saw through it.
i didn't know she was in M*A*S*H.
this one as I had no idea he looked like this
(picture him with a Hitler mustache, and guy-liner)
This woman was credited with 59 confirmed kills in the USSR's war with Nazi Germany.
Died @ 20 years old in 1945...
Some amazing photos there...thanks for posting! I thought this one was interesting:
Womens Auxiliary Territorial Service in WW2. Mechanic and Truck Driver.
(The posh version of Rizzo - for the MASH fans. I'm no defender of the monarchy. But at 18 years old, she put on a uniform and did her bit.)