Troll and smurf dolls from the personal collection of the author. Obtained Christmas 2009 ( at left).
“Unknown Planes Drop Six Bombs on Tarnov.” This was the headline from the Columbus Daily Telegram on August 16, 1943. The article states that, “Two unidentified planes dropped practice bombs on the village of Tarnov between 4 and 4:30 a.m. today. By noon authorities had accounted for six bombs.”
Recently I’ve been working on the Society’s collection of posters and I have to say I’ve been really impressed with what we have. We have intriguing, sometimes frightening, and many times lovely posters from WWI and WWII, interesting items that advertise all sorts of events and products in Nebraska and, of course, we have some oddities. Like the one above. I got quite a chuckle won