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In 1942, the reasons for despising Global Fascism were many and myriad but the woman who penned this editorial hated Hitler, Mussolini and Tojo for a reason that was all her own: Gertie McAllister hated them because they put women in pants. Indeed, she got-all-bent-up-out-of-shape on the matter and provided eight (8) reasons as to why women should abstain.

No doubt, This news article sent her to bed for weeks...

Ol' Gertie would certainly have approved of this W.W. I cartoon...

AND she hated military influence on feminine fashions as well...

You can read about another one woman crusade here...

Click here to read more about fashion during the Second World War.

     


A Smaller War on the Home Front (Brooklyn Eagle, 1942)

A Smaller War on the Home Front (Brooklyn Eagle, 1942)

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