There was a problem loading your book clubs. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 10, 2015, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 8, 2016. 7/jul/2014 - Every harrowing day for a serviceman during WWII was potentially his last. It was a very sad time for me as I was getting ready to let her go. “Between battles they were able to bathe in makeshift showers and in rivers, lakes, and streams; to swim; catch a few rays and just mess around like the kids they recently were,” writes the book’s editor, Dian Hanson. Unable to add item to List. There is the shy type of guy, and there is the aggressive type, and the, aggressive type is the grab-ass type. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020,, Inc. or its affiliates. because, you see, there aren’t many of those shy types in the Marines. The phrase when straight guys do gay things comes to mind, Reviewed in the United States on February 6, 2018, There are more than a few homo-erotic depictions in this coffee table collection of WWI "RnR. Her titles include the “body part” series, The Art of Pin-up, Psychedelic Sex, and Ren Hang. It is casual nudity of men living and working together.

Every harrowing day for a serviceman during World War II was potentially his last. - an insistence all too often belied by the photos themselves and his own narration. ", Reviewed in the United States on September 6, 2014. Just an all around great book. Times were much simpler back then. One of the most extensive of these, an "Introduction" (some introduction! Hardcover – Download: Adobe Reader, August 6, 2014, Hardcover, Download: Adobe Reader, August 6, 2014, Previous page of related Sponsored Products. Learn more. Reviewed in the United States on December 4, 2015. This book was very interesting. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. ALL IMAGES COURTESY OF TASCHEN.

Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 14, 2014. It is also more reasonable in price than many photography books that are not as good. Had they bothered to look a little closer, even without significant linguistic skill, they would have noticed that the multi-lingual texts are merely REPEATING in French and German (for the aid of other nations' readers where Taschen markets) the same texts first given in English. If you are interested in the male form or history, this is the book for you. World War II Laid Bare - image 4, My Buddy. You know, it's. To help bolster troops against the horrors of combat, commanders encouraged them to form tight “buddy” relationships for emotional support. People could be people without being labeled. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. This book is chock full of soldiers bare-assed or frontally naked. They were so compassionate to my situation and took a lot of extra time with me and Tawny to make sure the pictures were extra special.

As former WWII Marine and memoirist Scotty Bowers puts it in My Buddy’s intro, “There 2013 aren’t many of those shy types in the Marines.” Here, an exclusive first peek. The full extent of nude horseplay among men during World War II can’t be known, as. Please try again. World War II Laid Bare - image 6, My Buddy. The pictures give the viewer a peak of men in a natural, uncensored way, during a time of their sexual awakening and innocence without social labels. You'll need to turn cookies on to use Excellent product + smooth transaction = Happy customer. Quality book and fun really for anyone. These images show men barely out of boyhood, at their physical peak, responding to the reality of battle by living each day to the fullest―a side of the war never before made public. There are several pictures of naked men at play, such as one man sitting on another's shoulders in a lake. And someone could. Please try your request again later. Beautifully produced this is a gorgeous book which is, to be honest, mostly about the pictures. World War II Laid Bare - image 8, My Buddy. Save some dough. Fascinating book a real eye opener into the intimacy of these brave men from our past! ... though the text is multi-lingual the pictures in this beautifully crafted book speak a universal language, Reviewed in the United States on November 2, 2015. THE DIAN HANSON COLLECTION (CLIFF DIVE), “Playing grab-ass,” but only when you’re not in combat. Do you want to 'make it' in the competitive music industry? Beautiful photography book that is well worth the purchase price! It’s like taking a Master Class in moviemaking from a roomful of filmmaking giants. His collection includes soldiers and sailors from Australia, England, France, Italy, Poland, Russia, and the USA, cavorting on the sand in the South Pacific, shivering in the snow of Eastern Europe, posing solo in the barracks, and in great happy groups just about everywhere. I collect photography books and this is one of my new top favorites. Enter your email address here and we’ll update you on availability: From the Michael Stokes Collection, this extraordinary publication reveals, Hardcover, relief debossed cover, gilded edges, 27.7 x 24.2 cm, 1.85 kg, 320 pages, Every harrowing day for a serviceman during World War II was potentially his last. Possibly the gold standard in WWII memory book of mixed gay and straight interest, this is one of the most complete collections of "off-duty" photos of soldiers and sailors of many nations in wartime currently available.

And so is My Buddy: World War II Laid Bare, an astounding collection assembled by the excellent smut historian Dian Hanson.”. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

During the emotionally charged 1940s — a few years before the Kinsey Report revealed that many men had same-sex affairs — soldiers and seamen were urged to build close relationships with their fellow troops. A Gold Standard of pictorial World War II memory books, Reviewed in the United States on November 6, 2015. a little kiss on the cheek. Read this book. It was innocent camaraderie without it being sexual. My Buddy: WWII Soldiers & Sailors at Their Most Unguarded. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Many war buddies, together every moment, and depending on each other to survive, formed intimate friendships. Los Angeles photographer Michael Stokes has spent years searching out these photos and building an archive of over 500 images. Given the basic publication costs today, the $41 that I paid was entirely reasonable. Many war buddies, together every moment, and depending on each other to survive, formed intimate friendships. Kem Weber: Mid-Century Furniture Designs for the Disney Studios, TED Talks Storytelling: 23 Storytelling Techniques from the Best TED Talks. Rare view of WWII presented with quality and finesse. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. These photographs are beautiful on many levels remember photos my father had from world war two-like these-they spoke of a dimension only the participants could fully understand. Wow, so interesting and great that these were published. These guys were all young in the, Marine Corps, 18, 19, 20, and they might play grab-ass when they're, swimming in the ocean or swimming in a river. Dan Levy Is Working On an 'Expansive Slate' of Original Shows, ‘Slave Play’s James Cusati-Moyer Joins Netflix's New Scammer Series, Support for Same-Sex Marriage Reaches All Time High, Local Texas Tavern in Controversy After Stopping Gay Hires, Australian Politician Wins Major Victory, Kisses Husband in Viral Clip, Watch Netflix's 'The Prom's Addictive First Trailer from Ryan Murphy, Niecy Nash May Host Talk Show, Isn't Worried About Homophobia.

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