28 May 2010

Happy Days Are Here Again

With GI Joes heading home in 1945, a sense of normalcy began to return to American households. Reassured about the future of civilization, consumers celebrated by making war-delayed purchases, enticed by the likes of these sassy sisters [who, though strategically wearing a fashionable variant of olive drab, still look pretty fetching]. I recommend you click on the image to enlarge it—the text is an outstanding read, for more than one reason.

Have a great Memorial Day weekend, everyone.

1 comment:

  1. the image shows one soldier and two, or one, women? the implications are thought provoking: is this the imagination of a widow imagining her boyfriend alive?

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