Defense Workers Children Play War

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Defense Workers Children Play War

Post by Luis » Sun Jun 12, 2011 1:46 pm

Defense Workers Children Play War
Date taken: February 1942
Photographer: Eliot Elisofon

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Who of us has not played war games as a child? :wink:

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Re: Defense Workers Children Play War

Post by Steve Webb » Sun Jun 12, 2011 8:18 pm

I hope he got through enemy lines o.k.
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Re: Defense Workers Children Play War

Post by mb4ever » Mon Jun 13, 2011 12:27 am

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Brit's trained schoolchildren
how to get through enemy lines
and how to kill nazis Steve.
Although older than the boy in your pic.
"Compared to the crimes, robberies and excesses committed by the army [part of the Wehrmacht], the SS and the police don't look all that bad" Reinhard Heydrich, Chief of the Reich Main Security Office (including the Gestapo).

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Re: Defense Workers Children Play War

Post by Steve Webb » Mon Jun 13, 2011 4:01 am

Lighten up, for Pete's sake.
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Re: Defense Workers Children Play War

Post by mb4ever » Mon Jun 13, 2011 1:15 pm

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Are you only interested in light hearted stuff then Steve?
I empathised with your comment by the way.
I also empathised with children in Britain,
when occupation by nazi troops
was on the cards.
"Compared to the crimes, robberies and excesses committed by the army [part of the Wehrmacht], the SS and the police don't look all that bad" Reinhard Heydrich, Chief of the Reich Main Security Office (including the Gestapo).

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Re: Defense Workers Children Play War

Post by Ralph Fuller » Mon Jun 13, 2011 4:10 pm

In school during WWII we were shown aircraft identification cards so we could report enemy aircraft.
Occasionally there would be blackout practices, and block wardens with arm bands and WWI style helmets would walk the block and check for light showing through house windows.
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Re: Defense Workers Children Play War

Post by mb4ever » Tue Jun 14, 2011 12:10 am

In school during WWII we were shown aircraft identification cards
Where was that please Ralph?
"Compared to the crimes, robberies and excesses committed by the army [part of the Wehrmacht], the SS and the police don't look all that bad" Reinhard Heydrich, Chief of the Reich Main Security Office (including the Gestapo).


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