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World War II Fashions

Miss Ethel Beck wears a concussion-proof suit as she stands beside a 2,000-pound demolition bomb in the Army Air Corps exhibit at the Civilian and National Defense Exposition at Grand Central Palace in New York on Sept. 20, 1941. The ensemble, complete with a fire-proof cloak and crash helmet, has interior plastic bracing which prevents injury from concussion. (AP Photo/Carl Nesensohn)

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September 20, 1941 02:44:50 AM
April 19, 2007 03:02:26 PM
Carl Nesensohn
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