Not to be all about moustaches, but did you know that the World Beard and Moustache Championships were recently held in in Leogang, Austria? Results will be published here. And just yesterday, the 2015 Just for Men® National Beard and Moustache Championships® presented by Hanes X-Temp® took place in Brooklyn, New York. Details here.
Also, the British Army required every soldier to have a mustache from in 1860-1916.
From the May 1, 1944 issue of Pathfinder magazine.
Dug this t-shirt, circa 1986 and commemorating President Reagan’s U.S. naval fighter action against Muammar Gaddafi, out and put it up on eBay because now it is a true collector’s item. Marking a specific event, it is perhaps even more ephemeral than paper works as these tees were worn and washed until they wore out!
Along with the phrase, “Good Morning Mr. Khadafy… This is your wake-up call,” there’s an F/A-18 (which looks like it’s straight out of Jane’s). I don’t suppose even the mighty US military can wake Muammar up now.
Vintage photo of reidbrand’s mom in the Women’s Land Army (WLA) in 1943. I love how she’s holding a stuffed toy dog — with only one eye.
They say one picture is worth a thousand words, so I’ll let you draw your own conclusions about why we’re posting this photo of a little boy celebrating liberation from the Nazis with a cigarette (April 1945) today.
Gas war resistant pram. England, Hextable, 1938.
When the Marines got Lukavich they took a good man
But his team-mate father still builds Cyclone engines at Studebaker
Found in the May 1, 1944 issue of Pathfinder.