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Andrew Sisters welcoming back soldiers on the New York Pier in 1945

1 song on the Billboard charts on this date 70 years ago was the Andrew Sisters' "Rum and Coca-Cola." In this AP photo from the siblings perform on a New York pier welcoming soldiers back from serving in Europe during World War II.

FRANCE 16 August, 1944 -- These women are members of the FFI (French Forces of the Interior). They acted as guides and scouts - and assisted in mopping up German activity in captured French towns. Their uniforms show the French flag with the Cross of Lorraine, emblem of the Free French.

bag-of-dirt: “ Soldiers of the Free French Forces (Forces françaises libres), military units who joined “Free France” (la France libre), the Resistance organisation founded by Charles de Gaulle in assist in mopping up pockets of the German.

Damian Lewis standing in the same spot that Dick Winters stood 64 years before. Band of Brothers

Band of Brothers Damian Lewis stands in the same spot that Major Richard Winters stood 64 years before.

October 1943. Washington, D.C. "Walter Spangenberg, captain in the Woodrow Wilson High School Cadet Corps, at the school's Regimental Ball."

lostsplendor: “ October, 1943 “Walter Spangenberg, captain in the Woodrow Wilson High School Cadet Corps, at the school’s Regimental Ball.” by Esther Bubley, Office of War Information.

Best Fashions from the 1960s | Hottest 60s Fashions

The Best Fashions from the 1960s

Vintage Street Style Pictures - Trend Inspiration Looking off into the distance thoughtfully (and mod outfits) have been street style musts for decades.

Colonel James Stewart (yes the Hollywood actor) receives the Croix de Guerre from the French government for his military service in Europe. He served with the US Army Air Force rfom 1941-1945.

Colonel James Stewart (yes the Hollywood actor) receives the Croix de Guerre from the French government for his military service in Europe. He served with the US Army Air Force rfom

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Can't believe the first commentator was seriously trying to blame the fact that a car accident was caused by women's legs; it was caused by a DISTRACTED DRIVER. A driver who went, "WOMAN LEGS!?", took his eyes off the road, and crashed into a pole. Also, does anyone else find the way that the men in front of them are just waiting + staring a little unnerving??

In two women wore shorts out in public for the first time. They drew a huge amount of male attention and caused a car accident.>>> In a man caused a car crash oggling a pair of women with shorts on

New York, 1942    Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt

New York, 1942 Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt - This photographer has led an amazing life - read about all he has seen and captured in his lifetime!

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June 1943 - Wartime Britain Fashion - (vintage lady, style, dresses, hats, World War II era)

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