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More museum jacket porn

Smithy

Well-Known Member
amazing! so nice to see that some original jackets are displayed and with such honor. If we can just get Hollyweird to produce more WWII movies (with some decent amount of accuracy and respect) then perhaps a younger generation will seek out these museums and continue to care for them. there was a very sad thing said in The Cold Blue by one of the surviving veterans that he found many college kids (or he may have said college educated ) he's met that had no clue as to what happened in WWII. that was heartbreaking to hear come out of his mouth. you could hear the disappointment in his voice when he said it. these museums need to survive.
This is exactly why WWII should be a compulsory subject studied in school for a year. And kids should learn all about it.

Officer Dibley is right, it was when you boil it down a battle between good and evil. The regimes that controlled and mobilised the populations of Germany, Japan and Italy were an affront to human decency on the grandest scale the world has arguably seen.

It's vitally important that coming generations learn about this and the sacrifices that were made by ordinary men and women to stop political movements which truly threatened to plunge the world into complete moral darkness and obscenity.
 

Nickb123

Well-Known Member
Thanks for sharing these. Funny, the stitching on that "Century" A-2 looks brilliant to my eye-definitely runs counter to the whole "put together sloppily" thing.
 

w1rc

Member
Thanks Dave for sharing these great photos. These museums are essential,so that future generations never forget what happened in those years.
 
I sure wish I still had mine (sniff sniff) I had one from Jim Martin of the " Bat Out of Hell " B-24 in the PTO. Also one from Lt. J. Crowley U.S.M.C. who flew TBF's in the PTO. They burned in the fire at my art studio. Here is a couple pics of my friends who served in WW2. Jim Martin is the first left on front row. Next one is Lt. Crowley with some items that I still have that were not lost in the fire. Flight Helmet, Flight Log book etc. 20190615_170537.jpg unnamed bat out of hell.jpg
 
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