'Yanks Over Here' World War 2 Memorabilia Pack and 1940's Magazine Disc
A gorgeous and lovingly created collection of reproduction papers, cards and leaflets that will transport you back to another time.
This Yanks Over Here Memorabilia Pack has a beautiful mix of real replica items depicting life for American Servicemen stationed in Great Britain during the terror and turmoil of World War 2. It makes a fascinating nostalgic gift, an educational resource or simply further your own personal historical interest.
The replica items come neatly packaged and sealed and comprise of..
- Dance - Dance halls evoke the sights and sounds of US troops in the UK. Welcome Dance at Stoke Town Hall strikes the right note. Strictly Jitterbug
- Miscellaneous cards & images - Collection of images and photos of American servicemen in Blighty
- Letters - Unique insight into life during WWII in the words of an American based in England, along with Eisenhower's stirring address to troops on the eve of D-Day
- Passes - Getting around the UK amid strict security was difficult, so these passes were indispensable
- Short Guide to Great Britain - Fascinating booklet preparing US troops for Britishness. Gems include "Ask for braces instead of suspenders" and "Never criticise the King"
- Yank Weekly - Abdridged copy of the tub thumping Yank Weekly, stuffed with articles and photos of US troops in the European theatre of war. Gripping stuff
- Red Cross leaflets - Informative material from the US Red Cross for troops on service. Photos, descriptions of club facilities and entertainments to keep homesickness at bay
- You will wonder how so much has been packed in to this lovely collection.
If all that wasn't enough there's even more!
Also included with your Memorabilia Pack is an exclusive disc containing 80 out-of-print scanned magazines from the 1940's presented in the common and easy to use PDF file format.
Just insert the disc into the drive of your computer and browse, open and enjoy each magazine file. All magazines are complete from cover to back page and each page can also be easily printed.
The predominantly American Magazine titles on the disk include Adventure, Argosy, Boy's Life, Calling All Girls, Flying Cadet Magazine, Hit Parader, Inside Detective, Laff, Liberty, London Life, Miss America, Motion Picture, Radio and Television Mirror, New York World's Fair, News Digest, Picture Scoop, RAF Aces, Victory, Woman and many more.
Also included on the disc are over 3,500 vintage advertisement and label images for you to view and use.
Hundreds of iconic pictures and brands to explore from bygone days - together with the Memorabilia Pack its a truly unique double collection and a fascinating insight into how we used to live.