A Frenchman sheds tears of patriotic grief, circa 1940.
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By Office for Emergency Management. Office of War Information. Overseas Operations Branch. New York Office. News and Features Bureau. (12/17/1942 - 09/15/1945) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
But on a more hopeful note from the backwards-and-in-heels lady...
More vignettes this Wednesday at Flutter And Hum.