Posts Tagged: War

illustration Santa Claus WWII propaganda

Santa Claus for a Cause

Just as both sides in a war claim God on their side, so WWII American’s enlisted Santa to help fight their battle. This 1944 ad for Interwoven Socks should be filed under vintage advertising we are not likely to see

illustration Santa Claus WWII propaganda

Santa Claus for a Cause

Just as both sides in a war claim God on their side, so WWII American’s enlisted Santa to help fight their battle. This 1944 ad for Interwoven Socks should be filed under vintage advertising we are not likely to see

Living History-Civil War Centennial and the Civil Rights Movement

My Mad Men era childhood vacations were often spent visiting the past. On weekends and school holidays I traipsed through countless creaky old historical houses of men who helped make America great, curiously observed colonial cobblers and blacksmiths hard at

Living History-Civil War Centennial and the Civil Rights Movement

My Mad Men era childhood vacations were often spent visiting the past. On weekends and school holidays I traipsed through countless creaky old historical houses of men who helped make America great, curiously observed colonial cobblers and blacksmiths hard at

vintage Peter Meter

For Trump, Sizes Always Matters

We all know size matters to Donald Trump. Did  we really expect Trump to pick a small bomb? Now that they’ve dropped the Mother of All Bombs in Afghanistan , is anyone convinced he’s more a shower than a grower?

vintage Peter Meter

For Trump, Sizes Always Matters

We all know size matters to Donald Trump. Did  we really expect Trump to pick a small bomb? Now that they’ve dropped the Mother of All Bombs in Afghanistan , is anyone convinced he’s more a shower than a grower?

Vintage illustration WWII soldiers

Honoring Our Vets

Remembering all the vets who have served our country, and supporting those who continue to do so.

Vintage illustration WWII soldiers

Honoring Our Vets

Remembering all the vets who have served our country, and supporting those who continue to do so.

vintage illustration WWII Soldier prison camp

Our Tortured Past

The torture was brutal- beatings, water boarding, deprivation and death. When the truth was revealed we were shocked. During WWII the Japanese treatment of POW was barbaric. When the truth was revealed, a rightly so public was outraged  at the

vintage illustration WWII Soldier prison camp

Our Tortured Past

The torture was brutal- beatings, water boarding, deprivation and death. When the truth was revealed we were shocked. During WWII the Japanese treatment of POW was barbaric. When the truth was revealed, a rightly so public was outraged  at the

Teddy Roosevelt

Teddy Roosevelt Empire Builder

America has a long history of flexing our formidable global muscles, confident that our take charge performance, and American ways would be gladly received wherever we went. If the American Century began in earnest in post war America it had

Teddy Roosevelt

Teddy Roosevelt Empire Builder

America has a long history of flexing our formidable global muscles, confident that our take charge performance, and American ways would be gladly received wherever we went. If the American Century began in earnest in post war America it had

Vintage illustration mother and child anti war

Mothers Day For Peace

Mothers Day once had more to do with guns than roses. After the carnage of the Civil War, Mothers Day was started as a protest by women who had lost their sons Calling for a day for women to promote

Vintage illustration mother and child anti war

Mothers Day For Peace

Mothers Day once had more to do with guns than roses. After the carnage of the Civil War, Mothers Day was started as a protest by women who had lost their sons Calling for a day for women to promote

illustration Pt Barnum

The Hard Sell

Step Right Up Folks Obama is going for the hard sell, as he becomes the pitchman for the unpopular war with Syria. It’s already been all out war …at least when it comes to public relations. Obama and the White

illustration Pt Barnum

The Hard Sell

Step Right Up Folks Obama is going for the hard sell, as he becomes the pitchman for the unpopular war with Syria. It’s already been all out war …at least when it comes to public relations. Obama and the White

Cold War Defrosted

The increasingly frosty relations between President Obama and Russian President Vladamir Putin sends a big chill down my spine, as childhood memories of the Cold War are quickly defrosted. The cold war world of black and white, us vs them

Cold War Defrosted

The increasingly frosty relations between President Obama and Russian President Vladamir Putin sends a big chill down my spine, as childhood memories of the Cold War are quickly defrosted. The cold war world of black and white, us vs them

art work collage sally edelstein

Shell Shock & Awe-Ten Years Later

This week marks the 10th anniversary of the US led invasion of Iraq a, war that lasted far longer than the cakewalk it was projected to be. So far about 4,480 US troops have been killed . 32,000 Americans wounded

art work collage sally edelstein

Shell Shock & Awe-Ten Years Later

This week marks the 10th anniversary of the US led invasion of Iraq a, war that lasted far longer than the cakewalk it was projected to be. So far about 4,480 US troops have been killed . 32,000 Americans wounded