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WWII ~ A volunteer helps load into an airplane a USO Care Package destined for a lucky overseas service member in Des Moines, Iowa, 1940s.

WWII ~ A volunteer helps load into an airplane a USO Care Package destined for a lucky overseas service member in Des Moines, Iowa, 1940s.

Flight Nurse Julia Corinne Riley, waiting for another ambulance with her last patient aboard a C-47 transport plane, which ferried the wounded soldiers from the North African battlefields to hospitals in the rear. April 1943 ~

Flight Nurse Julia Corinne Riley, waiting for another ambulance with her last patient aboard a C-47 transport plane, which ferried the wounded soldiers from the North African battlefields to hospitals in the rear. April 1943 ~

English schoolboys from London wait at Paddington Station to be evacuated to the countryside during the Blitz as German bombing of the city intensifies. The evacuation of civilians in Britain was designed to save the lives, particularly children, from the risks associated with aerial bombings of cities targeted by the Luftwaffe by moving them to areas thought to be less at risk. London, England, U.K. 7 September 1940. Image taken by George Rodger.

English schoolboys from London wait at Paddington Station to be evacuated to the countryside during the Blitz as German bombing of the city intensifies. The evacuation of civilians in Britain was designed to save the lives, particularly children, from the risks associated with aerial bombings of cities targeted by the Luftwaffe by moving them to areas thought to be less at risk. London, England, U.K. 7 September 1940. Image taken by George Rodger.

Barbette of the 16 inch gun on board the USS New Jersey (BB-62). Gunner lowers breech block preparatory to loading grant shell, November 1944.

Barbette of the 16 inch gun on board the USS New Jersey (BB-62). Gunner lowers breech block preparatory to loading grant shell, November 1944.

As Operations Officer, Maj. Stewart would often escort his pilots to their planes and be there to meet them when they returned from a raid.

As Operations Officer, Maj. Stewart would often escort his pilots to their planes and be there to meet them when they returned from a raid.

vintage everyday: Pictures of Women Testing New Machine Guns at the Aberdeen Proving Ground, 1942

vintage everyday: Pictures of Women Testing New Machine Guns at the Aberdeen Proving Ground, 1942

Many Americans, such as the highly popular Charles Lindbergh, were highly favorably impressed by  the new German social order – even sugesting that America should draw some lessons from it .  Charles Lindbergh being received by Nazis in Bremen - 1937  AP

Many Americans, such as the highly popular Charles Lindbergh, were highly favorably impressed by the new German social order – even sugesting that America should draw some lessons from it . Charles Lindbergh being received by Nazis in Bremen - 1937 AP

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