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military history: UE tory <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://sashayed.tumblr.com/post/147448636420">sashayed</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://thesmallestbird.tumblr.com/post/147423708408">thesmallestbird</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://sashayed.tumblr.com/post/147302631120">sashayed</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://sashayed.tumblr.com/post/139431202215">sashayed</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://sashayed.tumblr.com/post/139054428155">sashayed</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p>It’s so wild when you see a photo of a person from history who looks so much like a Hollywood archetype of whatever they did that you’re like “this must be made up.” “This must be an actor.” NO! This is actually what World War II Flying Ace <a href="http://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.127wg.ang.af.mil%2Fnews%2Fstory.asp%3Fid%3D123362938&amp;t=NDY1OTBmYmFjMWZlZDI4NTFiMjc1NGE4MjA5OTg0ZjA4NGYwY2ZkNSw1WFJpRnN5Zg%3D%3D">Urban L. “Ben” Drew</a> <i>actually literally looked like in life. </i>Went around looking like this, shooting down jet-powered Luftwaffe aircraft from his lil Snoopy-looking propellor-nosed Mustang. Hopped triumphantly down from the plane wing, pulled off his flying cap, ran a hand boyishly through his sweat-darkened hair, face lookin like that the whole time. Can you <i>imagine???</i>  </p> </blockquote> <p><figure class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/820d0a73f4d325655b3ebc64af58bd3d/tumblr_inline_o2ni6zLXxW1qcq7oa_540.jpg" class=""/></figure></p> <p>Pilot Officer John Henry Smythe, an RAF navigator, <a href="http://mod-wewerethere.tumblr.com/post/64100891245/pilot-officer-john-henry-smythe-19151996-john" class="tumblr_blog">actually looked like this</a> EVERY DAY. Undertook 27 bombing missions looking like this. Parachuted out of his shot-down plane in Germany, looked like this when he landed, except all disheveled and defiant and wearing a shearling-lined leather jacket. WHAT A WORLD!!!! </p> </blockquote> <p><figure class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/ced54ab55579e090a9fed90e011e6a0d/tumblr_inline_oa7u90eGbg1qcq7oa_540.jpg" class=""/></figure></p> <p><a href="http://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=http%3A%2F%2Fnmajmh.pastperfectonline.com%2Fphoto%2F44689204-2F2B-4478-B4A8-351557772150&amp;t=Y2M5N2EyZmI3YmYxYzllZGMwNWY2YWYzOGYwYWUzMDViYTc1YzAzYyw1WFJpRnN5Zg%3D%3D">Evelyn Ablon</a>, a volunteer with the Women’s Army Corps, kept Air Force flights running smoothly while looking like an old-Hollywood Chelsea Peretti and maintaining <a href="http://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=https%3A%2F%2Fs3.amazonaws.com%2Fpastperfectonline%2Fimages%2Fmuseum_140%2F055%2Fp991120009.jpg&amp;t=MzdjMjNjZDNlYWY2NWJkY2FjYzVjYWRmMWQzZjYxOWE5Nzg0MzY5YSw1WFJpRnN5Zg%3D%3D">an on <i>point </i>manicure</a>. <a href="http://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=http%3A%2F%2Fnmajmh.pastperfectonline.com%2Fsearch%3Futf8%3D%25E2%259C%2593%26search_criteria%3Dablon%26searchButton%3DSearch&amp;t=NjkxOWMyNDJmYzE5N2YxYzdiMWEwMjJkNzEwMWU4M2UxOWYyNDVhNiw1WFJpRnN5Zg%3D%3D">(National Museum of American Jewish Military History)</a></p> </blockquote> <p><figure class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/8003293571aca6d94e9b8dde96abaa95/tumblr_inline_oac3beOPWu1t0ie8j_540.jpg" class=""/></figure></p> <p>Ensign Jane Kendeigh, the first flight nurse to arrive at Okinawa and Iwo Jima, and a major curator of bomb-ass eyebrows. (<a href="http://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.flickr.com%2Fphotos%2Fnavymedicine%2F&amp;t=OGE3MjhhYmI0NjU3YWY5YzA3MzgzZDJjNGU1NDkzNjgzODUwMTVlOSw1WFJpRnN5Zg%3D%3D">Navy Medicine flickr)</a></p> </blockquote> <p><figure class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/0f115aed4f1164cb17895a2b3cd2a104/tumblr_inline_oad3393f7w1qcq7oa_540.jpg" class=""/></figure></p> <p>Reddit user <a href="http://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.reddit.com%2Fuser%2Faking25&amp;t=NzE2NDU2NmFjMjlmMzgzMjAyMTBlODViMzkwNmNhNmE3MjllZWFhYiw1WFJpRnN5Zg%3D%3D">aking25′s</a> grandfather <a href="http://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.reddit.com%2Fr%2FOldSchoolCool%2Fcomments%2F2h8egt%2Fmy_grandfather_the_day_before_he_shipped_out_with%2F&amp;t=MjQ4ODhjN2Y1MGIwNTY3NTk3ZjdkYmZlZjUyZTU5ZTMzNWNhOGVhZiw1WFJpRnN5Zg%3D%3D">honestly looked like this</a> the day before he shipped out to join the Marines in 1941. He now <a href="http://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.reddit.com%2Fr%2FOldSchoolCool%2Fcomments%2F2hal6w%2Fi_posted_the_picture_of_my_grandfather_the_day%2Fckr2olq&amp;t=ZTNiZDQ5MmU4ZTBhMWQ0ZGM4YWVhNDQ2MTBkYzlhN2UzNmJkZjg1Niw1WFJpRnN5Zg%3D%3D">plays golf, paints</a> and <a href="http://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=http%3A%2F%2Fi.imgur.com%2FmUAs404.jpg&amp;t=ODEzNmJjMTYyODhlODM2MTM1MTQ3M2U0NWQ4Y2RjMGJlMWUzODgzYiw1WFJpRnN5Zg%3D%3D">remains highly dapper</a>. </p> </blockquote> <p>It&rsquo;s a well-known fact that people from the 1940s were ridiculously attractive.</p>
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<p>It’s so wild when you see a photo of a person from history who looks so much like a Hollywood archetype of whatever they did that you’re like “this must be made up.” “This must be an actor.” NO! This is actually what World War II Flying Ace <a href="http://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.127wg.ang.af.mil%2Fnews%2Fstory.asp%3Fid%3D123362938&amp;t=NDY1OTBmYmFjMWZlZDI4NTFiMjc1NGE4MjA5OTg0ZjA4NGYwY2ZkNSw1WFJpRnN5Zg%3D%3D">Urban L. “Ben” Drew</a> <i>actually literally looked like in life. </i>Went around looking like this, shooting down jet-powered Luftwaffe aircraft from his lil Snoopy-looking propellor-nosed Mustang. Hopped triumphantly down from the plane wing, pulled off his flying cap, ran a hand boyishly through his sweat-darkened hair, face lookin like that the whole time. Can you <i>imagine???</i>  </p>
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<p>Pilot Officer John Henry Smythe, an RAF navigator, <a href="http://mod-wewerethere.tumblr.com/post/64100891245/pilot-officer-john-henry-smythe-19151996-john" class="tumblr_blog">actually looked like this</a> EVERY DAY. Undertook 27 bombing missions looking like this. Parachuted out of his shot-down plane in Germany, looked like this when he landed, except all disheveled and defiant and wearing a shearling-lined leather jacket. WHAT A WORLD!!!! </p>
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<p><figure class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/ced54ab55579e090a9fed90e011e6a0d/tumblr_inline_oa7u90eGbg1qcq7oa_540.jpg" class=""/></figure></p>
<p><a href="http://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=http%3A%2F%2Fnmajmh.pastperfectonline.com%2Fphoto%2F44689204-2F2B-4478-B4A8-351557772150&amp;t=Y2M5N2EyZmI3YmYxYzllZGMwNWY2YWYzOGYwYWUzMDViYTc1YzAzYyw1WFJpRnN5Zg%3D%3D">Evelyn Ablon</a>, a volunteer with the Women’s Army Corps, kept Air Force flights running smoothly while looking like an old-Hollywood Chelsea Peretti and maintaining <a href="http://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=https%3A%2F%2Fs3.amazonaws.com%2Fpastperfectonline%2Fimages%2Fmuseum_140%2F055%2Fp991120009.jpg&amp;t=MzdjMjNjZDNlYWY2NWJkY2FjYzVjYWRmMWQzZjYxOWE5Nzg0MzY5YSw1WFJpRnN5Zg%3D%3D">an on <i>point </i>manicure</a>. <a href="http://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=http%3A%2F%2Fnmajmh.pastperfectonline.com%2Fsearch%3Futf8%3D%25E2%259C%2593%26search_criteria%3Dablon%26searchButton%3DSearch&amp;t=NjkxOWMyNDJmYzE5N2YxYzdiMWEwMjJkNzEwMWU4M2UxOWYyNDVhNiw1WFJpRnN5Zg%3D%3D">(National Museum of American Jewish Military History)</a></p>
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<p>Ensign Jane Kendeigh, the first flight nurse to arrive at Okinawa and Iwo Jima, and a major curator of bomb-ass eyebrows. (<a href="http://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.flickr.com%2Fphotos%2Fnavymedicine%2F&amp;t=OGE3MjhhYmI0NjU3YWY5YzA3MzgzZDJjNGU1NDkzNjgzODUwMTVlOSw1WFJpRnN5Zg%3D%3D">Navy Medicine flickr)</a></p>
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<p><figure class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/0f115aed4f1164cb17895a2b3cd2a104/tumblr_inline_oad3393f7w1qcq7oa_540.jpg" class=""/></figure></p>
<p>Reddit user <a href="http://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.reddit.com%2Fuser%2Faking25&amp;t=NzE2NDU2NmFjMjlmMzgzMjAyMTBlODViMzkwNmNhNmE3MjllZWFhYiw1WFJpRnN5Zg%3D%3D">aking25′s</a> grandfather <a href="http://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.reddit.com%2Fr%2FOldSchoolCool%2Fcomments%2F2h8egt%2Fmy_grandfather_the_day_before_he_shipped_out_with%2F&amp;t=MjQ4ODhjN2Y1MGIwNTY3NTk3ZjdkYmZlZjUyZTU5ZTMzNWNhOGVhZiw1WFJpRnN5Zg%3D%3D">honestly looked like this</a> the day before he shipped out to join the Marines in 1941. He now <a href="http://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.reddit.com%2Fr%2FOldSchoolCool%2Fcomments%2F2hal6w%2Fi_posted_the_picture_of_my_grandfather_the_day%2Fckr2olq&amp;t=ZTNiZDQ5MmU4ZTBhMWQ0ZGM4YWVhNDQ2MTBkYzlhN2UzNmJkZjg1Niw1WFJpRnN5Zg%3D%3D">plays golf, paints</a> and <a href="http://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=http%3A%2F%2Fi.imgur.com%2FmUAs404.jpg&amp;t=ODEzNmJjMTYyODhlODM2MTM1MTQ3M2U0NWQ4Y2RjMGJlMWUzODgzYiw1WFJpRnN5Zg%3D%3D">remains highly dapper</a>. </p>
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<p>It&rsquo;s a well-known fact that people from the 1940s were ridiculously attractive.</p>

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