World War II

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When Tides Turn

My parents were big fans of 1940s and 1950s cinema and those films hold a high nostalgia factor for me. I love the fashions, the glamour and glitz and the dramatized emotions. And the language: “Aw, shucks!” and “Gee, whiz!” spoken in place of “F” bombs but with equal fervor always bring ...

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A Kiss to Build a Dream on

A Kiss to Build a Dream On is a story of the much-lauded women civilian pilots, employed to ferry military aircraft by the US Air Force during World War II. Only very experienced pilots  with more than five hundred flying hours under their belt were hired, and employing women freed up men for comba ...