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The unseen colors of the 40's By Marc Jean Di Maggio
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As I was looking at a black and white picture I could neither see nor understand whether those real lively colors did exist at the exact moment the photograph was shot. I realized only later, talking... More > to my relatives and friends, that, although the lack of colors gave the photo a look of antique, these colors were remembered only by the people who were present at the moment the photo was taken. Staring at the picture, the impossible love of a desperate sailor for the beautiful Eneride began to take shape, to be then consumed in a lifetime. I could see in the traditions of a village, the Shipwrights that revealed to a few favorite the hidden soul of all their masterpieces. The parallel story of Elpidio and Atanasio, the two leading characters who discover how important they are one for the other, comes out from the events taking place in that village deeply offended by constant bombing as well as by the effect of constant and ignorant gossip. This is the story of the Shipwright and the Sailor.< Less
The unseen colors of the 40's By Marc Jean Di Maggio
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As I was looking at a black and white picture I could neither see nor understand whether those real lively colors did exist at the exact moment the photograph was shot. I realized only later, talking... More > to my relatives and friends, that, although the lack of colors gave the photo a look of antique, these colors were remembered only by the people who were present at the moment the photo was taken. Staring at the picture, the impossible love of a desperate sailor for the beautiful Eneride began to take shape, to be then consumed in a lifetime. I could see in the traditions of a village, the Shipwrights that revealed to a few favorite the hidden soul of all their masterpieces. The parallel story of Elpidio and Atanasio, the two leading characters who discover how important they are one for the other, comes out from the events taking place in that village deeply offended by constant bombing as well as by the effect of constant and ignorant gossip. This is the story of the Shipwright and the Sailor.< Less
Extreme 40s Boats in Action By Michael Crawford-Hick
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Extreme 40's in action off Cowes during Skandia Cowes Week 2007
Railroads 40s & 50s By Charles H. Bogart
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Each class one, class two and class three railroad in Kentucky is covered in text and photographs
My 30's and 40's Childhood By Ray Wooster
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Ray Wooster shares memories of his early years growing up in Greenford and Northolt, greater London in the 1930s and 1940s. Telling of ‘making do’, the days before the NHS and being... More > evacuated to relatives in Swansea during the 1939-1942 war provide an insight into another era. These memories, gently expressed, are suitable for readers of all ages.< Less
Memoirs of a child of the 40s and 50s By Gwen V Boyd
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Technology has advanced at such a pace that the memory of the hand-to-mouth existence of the war years has faded. Children no longer have the freedoms we had. Life then was simpler but not any less... More > difficult. Mothers either stayed at home or only undertook part-time work to implement their husband’s wages. Few working class people owned their own homes and the only drugs prevalent were cigarettes and alcohol. This is a record, as I remember it through my childhood, of how life was, as these times will be soon lost for ever.< Less
My 30's and 40's Childhood By Ray Wooster
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Ray Wooster shares memories of his early years growing up in Greenford and Northolt, greater London in the 1930s and 1940s. Telling of ‘making do’, the days before the NHS and being... More > evacuated to relatives in Swansea during the 1939-1942 war provide an insight into another era. These memories, gently expressed, are suitable for readers of all ages.< Less
("America in the 1930's & 40's") ("36 Short Stories about a Family") By Charles Neuf The MainStreet Writer
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The whole Idea of these Short Stories is to provide the reader with something that will generate the thought process. This is not all the writers’ stories and thoughts; it is thoughts and... More > research of other Americans; asking the same question “Where Did the America of the 1900’s, Go? Who will be telling you the stories? The writer is an Investigator of 40 years, as well as a traveler of many occupations before becoming a State Police Detective of 17 yrs. then a Private Detective of 25 yrs. Charlie the Writer, was born in the early 1930’s and has many memories of the 1900’s he shares with you, the reader, in the now, 2000’s. It will be a travel in time and space, telling the reader what life was like as he was traveling through time and space, “As he recalled” These stories are about “Your” America that got side tracked and lost its way, as to why we are here in America. Then; There will be research, mostly by others.< Less
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Mankato, Minnesota; Growing up in the '30s and '40s By Clayton Lagerquist
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This book was written by me over a period of years from notes and recollections of a happy childhood. It was written mostly for my kids, grandkids and friends who shared these times. The time was... More > unique and our generation was noted for our hard work, self-sufficiency and patriotism. We came right after the 'greatest generation' and stepped in at an early age to fill the gaps left by those that went to war. Hopefully you will find the book heartwarming and humorous. Clayton Lagerquist< Less

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