Home » Posts tagged 'Military'

Military

1900s-1920s Our Scruffy Soldier: Stray pup served during World War 1

Stray dog served in the World War 1 trenches

Before he became our family pet, Dad’s new dog joined the ranks of Canadian soldiers and served in the World War 1 trenches....

1950s A Sailor and His Chevy

The sailor and his Chevy

When his ship sailed for Boston in the 1950s, this Navy man couldn’t leave his beloved Chevy Coach behind....

1950s Smitten with Barbara’s girl-next-door appeal, servicemen showered her with affection.

Servicemen were smitten with Miss Melody

Servicemen in Iceland couldn’t get enough of this charming radio host’s show in the 1950s....

1950s Sailors proudly waved their United Nations flag

Sailors proudly waved their United Nations flag

Navy sailors aboard the USS Taussig crafted their own flag for United Nations Day in 1956....

1950s Marilyn Monroe was our ship sweetheart (story c/o Reminisce magazine)

Marilyn Monroe was our ship sweetheart

In the 1950s, a savvy sailor saved the night for the Navy’s USS Bennington—and scored a kiss from Marilyn Monroe....

1940s Canine Kilroy Was Here, There and Everywhere

World War 2 canine passed inspection

A stray dog helped this World War 2 GI and his buddies pass muster with the new commander....

1970s-1980s Officer spent cold summer at Siple Station in 1970s

Officer spent cold summer at Siple Station in 1970s

A weather observer assigned to Operation Deep Freeze endured a snowy stay at Siple Station, where the temperature dipped below 45 degrees one day....

1950s Santa battalion spread Christmas cheer in 1950s Germany

Santa battalion spread Christmas cheer

During the 1950s, a group of spirited soldiers made the holidays a bit sweeter for local children in Wiesbaden, Germany. ...

1950s Soldier received special Christmas gift upon return home in 1950s

Soldier received special Christmas gift

Roses hinted at this soldier’s return from Korea during the holidays in the 1950s, but his daughter’s welcome said it all....

1940s Naval underwater photography was a blast

Navy Diver photographed 1940s Operation Crossroads

Navy diver shares experience photographing Operation Crossroads: the 1946 A-bomb tests in the Marshall Islands....