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Synonyms for 1940s

the decade from 1940 to 1949


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Visitors can meet the Land Girls and lumberjills, take part in Home Guard drills, see military vehicles, enjoy 1940s music and dancing, watch the Durham Light Infantry displays, get a 1940s victory rolls hairdo and join in a planting activity.
Visitors can take part in practice drills using broomsticks with a Home Guard re-enactment group, learn about receiving encrypted Morse code with Y stations, take part in 40s style dancing with Blitz Dancers and test themselves in a re-enacted 1940s village fete sports day and games.Visitors can browse through a vintage bicycle display and see 1940s tractors along with other period vehicles.
Springwell Village's 1940s Weekend is supported bySunderland City Council'sWashington Area Committee through their Community Chest fund.
More than 40,000 turned up at the annual 1940s day held in the Yorkshire spa town of Harrogate.
Clare said people forget that the 1930s and 1940s generation were incredibly self-sufficient when it came to making clothes - many had the skills to do it themselves but that's all changed now.
On their left sleeves are the flags of Kuwait and the US state of Hawaii, where the hybrid martial art of kajukenbo was developed in the 1940s.
Daytime attractions, 10am-4pm, include entertainers and a 1940s disco, exhibits and trade stalls, fashion shows and a hair salon, period dance tuition and a Naafi cafe.
Ironically, Joanna's sterling restoration work was recently featured on ITV's Good Morning Britain show, during which academic and 1940s history expert Rob Robertson called her retrograde conversion "incredibly authentic".
The 1940s Weekend was set to continue today between 10am and 4pm.
There will also be 1940s themed competitions, a war time singalong and lots of dancing, from the Lindy-hop to the Gay Gordon.
Majimbo in Kenya's Past: Federalism in the 1940s and 1950s
RELIVE the days of the classic swing tunes of the 1930s and 1940s at two venues in North Wales in the New Year.
My grandpa, dad and uncles farmed with horses into the 1940s. My grandpa didn't want tractors on the field, as he believed they would pack the soil too much.