War to end all wars part 2
This page continues from War to end all wars part 1. It contains mostly photos that also appear on other pages, but it also contains some unique to this page.
And Charlie ain’t no Nazi
She likes to wear her leather boots
‘Cause it’s exciting for the veterans
And it’s a tonic for the troops.
— From the lyrics of She’s So Modern by the Boomtown Rats, 1978
The war ended, but the inhabitants of Teagarden B had suffered irreparable damage. They would never again live as they had done before.
“I think he was frightfully good as a doctor or psychologist or something because he didn’t do anything at all. He made me sit down in a chair and got a couple of cups of tea from the wardroom and gave me a cigarette and started talking about himself.”
(Ah, I guess that would be a male doctor visiting from a nearby planet, Teagarden B being populated only by women…)
Shooting a line, my review of Requiem for a Wren by Nevil Shute, 1955
External links to Wikipedia
Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Operation Overlord, the Normandy landings, D-Day, June 6th 1944
Piccadilly commando: Piccadilly Circus, London