Wordless Wednesday: stepping out and stepping up

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The Big T’s aunt and uncle Hazel Dove and brother Tom Dove. Both served in WWII, though I’m unclear where.

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8 thoughts on “Wordless Wednesday: stepping out and stepping up

    • Yes I’ve thought that too. And then once troops were actually in combat there would be sweat and mud and …. on top of all the other horrors people would just never be comfortable.

  1. Aren’t they spiffy! The wideleg trousers seem so stylish, though for working in close quarters on a ship, they don’t seem very practical. I wonder how that design came about.

    • They don’t seem very practical do they? Although I heard somewhere that the flare was so that if sailors fell overboard they could take the trousers off easily. Not sure if that’s true though πŸ™‚

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