Typically many of the pictures we see from the past are in grays and sepias, making it hard for our brains to relate these pictures to real life. Instead they feel like some abstracted past that even though our parents’ and grandparents’ memories can remember them in all their glory, there’s less and less that lets post-baby boomers see the world for how it was. Sure plenty of pictures from the time have gotten colorized to have them approach more realistic tones, but there’s nothing compared to the original.
Life put up some fantastic WWII pictures about the better half and their part in the war, and we can’t help but share them!
Which ones are your favorite? I for one want a pair of those gunner’s sunglasses immediately.