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1930s-early 1940s Bond double breasted overcoat

This vintage overcoat was made in the 1930s-early 1940s by Bond Clothes. It is made of black herringbone wool, is double breasted, with wide peaked lapels and a breast pocket. 35 more words


March 25 in San Antonio history...

The city limits are fixed at “one league in every direction from the city church (San Fernando).”

The Boston Red Sox blank the New York Giants, 3-0, in a preseason game here.   78 more words


The Second Coming (My All Time Favourite Poem)

William Butler Yeats (1865-1939)

Turning and turning in the widening gyre
The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, 136 more words


On this day: Germany took Memel from Lithuania

On the 22nd of March 1939, Germany continued its invasion of Eastern Europe by taking Memel from Lithuania.

This picture is of Antanas Smetona in the Klaipdėda region being changed to… 6 more words


Monday, 16th March 2015

The original ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ poster was designed by the Ministry of Information in 1939 but not used in the Second World War, and only rediscovered and popularised in the early twenty-first century. 45 more words