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The Dolls of War: 1942

The Dolls of War: 1942

June 1942. Washington, D.C. "Rubber salvage display at Georgia Avenue filling station." Starring Rubber Ducky and Chiquita Banana. This would have made a nice Kodachrome. Photo by Marjory Collins for the OWI. View full size.

 

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Oh, not the rubber truck!

I had several different models of that same line in the when I was a kid in the early 70's. I wonder if they dated from that far back.

Racy Chiquita

I never recall seeing the topless Chiquita, just the Carmen Miranda version.

Burn me, melt me, stamp me into canteen gaskets ...

Just don't put me in the 'frigerator!

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