The Daily Postcard No. 5

Saved.  Apparently.

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8 Responses to The Daily Postcard No. 5

  1. Steven Hearnden says:

    Hope for us all then?

  2. Nick Kilner says:

    Now that is an interesting picture! A German postcard I presume, showing a surviving German U-boat crewman still in dire straits. What sort of message does that portray to the recipient? Certainly a very different one to the usual victorious propaganda images we expect to see. There surely can’t have been many published with such negative connotations. fascinating.

    • Magicfingers says:

      But he’s saved the flag, and by extension, the nation, or something like that. Wait until tomorrow’s offering, and lmk your thoughts then.

  3. Sid from Down Under says:

    This postcard image shows strong emotions with many potential reasons – I shall await with anticipation how others interpret today’s offering – thank you Magicfingers for testing my grey matter, the results which for the moment I will keep to myself. On the other hand perhaps you will divulge further?

    • Magicfingers says:

      See my reply to Nick. See what you think of tomorrow’s offering and see if that fits your theory/theories. I am intrigued.

  4. Sid from Down Under says:

    Yes your reply to Nick could be one – what I meant is “Do you have more info on the postcard?”. He’s definitely got his back to the wall. It is an amazing image.

    I have a number of possibilities for the look on his face – here’s one: It’s a pre-sunrise sky (we call it “Piccaninny Dawn”). Marooned, he waved the flag at a passing ship but it was his enemy. The ship is approaching with spotlight and 4 inch gun trained on him …. he’s realised he’s a goner and that his underwear is staining brown (Do I hear your heh heh)

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