Uncle Sam needs your Stockings !

Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Stockings for the war effort

Yep - Uncle Sam had a hankering for fully fashioned stockings after all. But not for wearing - no - for converting into powder bags which were used to propel missile projectiles in US Navy Guns.How romantic is that !?  In 1942, depots appeared everywhere appealing to women to dump their used stockings to help against the enemy !

Uncle sam needs your stockings !