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#1940s

From TheJournal.ie Working women, young soldiers and chemical warfare: A glimpse at World War II in colour Photography

Working women, young soldiers and chemical warfare: A glimpse at World War II in colour

The following photos, from the US Library of Congress, give us a rare glimpse of life in the US during World War II in colour.

From TheJournal.ie These photos offer a stunning glimpse into 1940s New York Manhattan This post contains images

These photos offer a stunning glimpse into 1940s New York

Some aspects of New York City have remained unchanged over the course of 75 years.

From TheJournal.ie 'Fighting fit and fit to fight': Defence Forces train in 1940s Ireland 1940s This post contains videos

'Fighting fit and fit to fight': Defence Forces train in 1940s Ireland

Check out this video the Defence Forces found buried in its archives this weekend.

8 memories and 2 little known facts about Enid Blyton's St Clare's books

Tinned sardines anyone? Lashings of ginger beer?

From TheJournal.ie What iconic names are featured in the 1940 USA census? Ancestry This post contains images

What iconic names are featured in the 1940 USA census?

The 1940 USA census gives an insight into life for ordinary Americans – but also the lives of well-known celebrities from that era. We take a look at some of them.