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1. This Civil War uniform was worn by the Union infantry. Mass-production of men's clothing began due to the Civil War and the use of machines to create the uniforms. {American Civil War - Union Infantry Uniform}

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Pilot Officer Albert Gerald Lewis DFC (aged 22) in his Hawker Hurricane Mk.1 (VY-R) P2923 with 85 Squadron RAF at Castle Camps, RAF Debden's satellite airfield in Cambridgeshire. July 1940.

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During World War II, Gene Kelly enlisted in the US Navy and was stationed at Anacostia Naval Base, in Washington DC, where he starred in several Navy training films.

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Henry Fonda (1905-1982) Lt. jg U.S. Navy 1943-45 WW II. Fonda was already a movie star when he enlisted saying, "I don't want to be in a fake war in a studio." Fonda served as a Quartermaster 3rd Class on the destroyer USS Satterlee. He was later commissioned as a Lieutenant jg in Air Combat Intelligence in the Pacific and was awarded the Bronze Star.

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Laurence Olivier, Famous British stage and film actor rose to fame during the 1930s but put his career aside to enlist in the Royal Navy during WW2 serving as a Lieutenant RNVR in the Fleet Air Arm.

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