It is  time for Six on the Sixth

The writing prompt is brought to us by Adam Ickes.  You can read all about participating with up to ten six word stories at the link above.  This month’s theme words are:

Rainbow  Flask  War  Tiny  Insane  Pink

Choose one and run with it to your heart’s content. There is a link tool to add you post.


I chose the word WAR

Infamy

One Sunday in December, Zeros came.

Zero over battleship row

Zero over battleship row

 

Enlistment

After Pearl Harbor, patriotism lined up.

Men lining up to join the armed forces after Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941

Men lining up to join the armed forces after Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941

 

Floating Cities

Aircraft carriers, floating cities at war.

USS Hornet (CV-12) August 1944

USS Hornet (CV-12) August 1944

The Homefront

Men at war, women at work

world-war-2-women-at-work-in-color-9

The Blitz

Bombings, St. Paul’s symbol of hope

St. Paul's Cathedral, London England during the Blitz

St. Paul’s Cathedral, London England during the Blitz

 

Victory

Celebration, victory over Japan at last.

 

PHOTO: Sailor kissing nurse in Times Square during impromptu VJ Day celebration following announcement of the Japanese surrender and the end of WWII.

PHOTO: Sailor kissing nurse in Times Square during impromptu VJ Day celebration following announcement of the Japanese surrender and the end of WWII.

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10 responses

  1. ContactRida says:

    totally brilliant!!! superb ensemble of words:)

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  2. gpcox says:

    I don’t think I have to tell you, I like this one!!

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  3. Birgit says:

    Great list of words and pictures to go with them. Makes me wish that remembrance day was a statutory holiday as it should be

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  4. Adam Ickes says:

    Excellent tales. A great into at the past. I had a strange feeling war would be the go-to word this month.

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  5. draliman says:

    That was a wonderful little history in six word chunks, and as always a perfect selection of pictures.

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