Pinterest Monday 8-26-13-- Wetting Down Inspired by Vintage

Hello Fellow Pinners~
Today I am highlighting some vintage Navy and military posters and ephemera from WWI & WWII.

 My hard working Navy pilot is getting his promotion to Captain this week and so we are hosting a Navy tradition this weekend.  A 'Wetting Down' is an observance that celebrates an officer's new rank, and since this is most likely our last one we are doing it a little differently. We have hired a friend who has recently launched a party planning business [The Happy Hour Hostess] to help us make this event extra special.

Our theme involves Navy Pilots wings, Captains insignia and vintage ephemera.  So I have been pinning food, decorations and antique posters as inspiration.  Thanks for stopping by today, I'll  try and do a follow up post next week.
Warm Regards,  Tammie
vintage ww2 aviation posters
Impressively illustrated advertisement for Emu Bitter beer, from the newspaper in April 1942. "When the job's done, there's only one refresher" - with a strong patriotic overtone and wartime theme.US Navy

World War 2 Poster (American)  These are the airplanes we own.
vintage adAmerican Poster, 1941 -- A National Emergency is Upon Us.World War 2 Poster (American)VintageposterposterMy Fav#WorldWar2 poster #usarmy #usnavy #military #ww2


  1. Congratulations and thank you to your DH for his service and to you, God bless you both!

  2. Congrats to your hubby! Sounds like a wonderful excuse to throw a party, Tammie...

    Love those vintage posters!


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