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Photo Book Showcases WWII Soldiers' Naked Bonding Time [NSFW]

 

They were called the Greatest Generation for a big reason, and now that big reason includes the jaw-dropping amount of fully nude bonding time World War II soldiers seemed to share together. The intimate moments were captured on camera but took decades to reveal, marking their grand debut in a new photo book titled My Buddy

The Amazon description for the book that's slated for an August 2014 release reads:

Every harrowing day for a serviceman during World War II was potentially his last. To help bolster troops against the horrors of combat, commanders encouraged them to form tight “”buddy”" relationships for emotional support. Many war buddies, together every moment, and depending on each other to survive, formed intimate friendships.

When they weren’t fighting side by side, they relaxed together, discharging tension in boisterous play—sometimes naked play. The full extent of nude horseplay among men during World War II can’t be known, as cameras were rare and film hard to process, but some men did document this unprecedented male bonding in small, anonymous photos mostly kept hidden away until their deaths.

(h/t: NNN)

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somebody got to do a film about this, please
 

And these were our grandpas, as they were. Gorgeous guys then

Gorgeous and buff!

sexy... but why does all the good stuff have to be fake?!

...but it is not fake...interestingly enough more and more pics like this are showing up these days. It is not even a gay thing, really...it is just what they did. They were very handsome and had beautiful naked bodies, nonetheless.

actually in some it WAS  gay thing. they were gay and celebrated it.

Real men now that's more like it

I totally agree. Something about that whole era and the style of the men...mmm Mmm MMM!!!

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