Buses carried carolers to all ports, U.S.O. centers, and railroad stations to spread Christmas greetings. Here are U.S.O. Christmas Carols in El Paso, Texas in December 1941.
U.S.O. Brings Christmas Greetings, 1941
- Cases of TNT shipping to England during WWII — Share the History Love... Cases of T.N.T. gunpowder shipped from the United States under lend-lease are stacked in the dump in a tunnel 100 feet underground dug out of solid rock, in western England. The staff here work 24 hours a day handling lend-lease materials arriving from the U.S. to the allied countries. Share the [...]
- New Year’s Eve celebration at a U.S.O. Club, 1942 — Share the History Love... A crowd of military personnel and civilians gather at a U.S.O. club to celebrate New Year’s Eve on December 31, 1942. Share the History Love... [...]
- Soldiers and showgirls celebrating New Year’s, 1941 — Share the History Love... Champagne and pretty girls, carnival hats and confetti – the setting that a soldier or a sailor likes for his merry-making. the showgirls went all-out to make the boys feel at home. New York, December 1941. Share the History Love... [...]
- U.S. Army personnel celebrating New Year’s Eve, 1941 — Share the History Love... Three U.S. Army soldiers celebrating New Year’s Eve with three women in 1941. Share the History Love... [...]
- GIs decorating a tree in England, 1943 — Share the History Love... These GIs, attached to the 9th Service Command somewhere in England, take time out on Christmas Eve to decorate a tree at their base, December 24, 1943. They are, left to right: Pvt. George Rutter of Greenburg, Pa., Cpl. Conrad Myers of Fort Thomas, Ky., Cpl. Merrill Dunn of Laurel, Delaware, and Pfc. [...]