Alternate History of VJ Day

We all know this famous photo depicting celebrants in NYC when WWII came to and end.

Well, here's an alternate bit of history, from a similar celebration on the same day in Chicago, courtesy of the Life archives.

If the history books had been written a little differently, the iconic shot of a woman getting plastered straight from the bottle might be gracing your "Greatest Generation" tributes.
     Posted By: Paul - Tue Oct 20, 2009
     Category: Holidays | War | 1940s | Women | Alcohol

don't you mean 'drunken chicago lesbians hail end of war' martel? :lol:
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 10/20/09 at 03:36 PM
you're welcome sweetie!
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 10/20/09 at 05:01 PM
If they're all Lesbians then why would they be celebrating the return of the men? Men would be anathema to them. But, whatever, Chicagoans have always expressed a love for the evil drink.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 10/21/09 at 10:48 AM
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