Something Wonderful

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Wanna take a peek at the past?


VJ Day, Honolulu Hawaii, August 14, 1945 from Richard Sullivan on Vimeo.

6 bolts from the blue:

Jo Schaffer said...

Beautiful and touching. The great Jimmy Durante making a nostalgic background.
Amazing what people and nations have been through.
Would it be like this again if the current war ever ends...?

Tricia J. O'Brien said...

That made me want to smile and cry all at once--the joy of the horror ending and the grief for those who didn't return. Truly a beautiful video.

Jerry said...

This was a little over a year after I was born. A wonderful peek into the past.

Liza said...

Wow. Thank you.

glnroz said...

Man, how soon we forget. Some folks nowdays just "flatass" dont get it.. Thanks,,not just for the video, either.....

Pat Tillett said...

That was the most uplifting thing I've seen in a long time. What a bitter sweet time in history.
They were indeed "the Greatest Generation."
thanks SO MUCH for posting it...

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