'Call Out the Donuteers' and other worthy links June 05 2009

1244236150001"I am a Donuteer," the copy reads. "I'm the gal with the donuts. Whereever our fighting men go, I go -- to help keep morale high! I feed 'em and cheer 'em at canteens here, at ships sailing, in battle areas, in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Pacific. I'm a symbol of America!" And early-onset diabetes.

More links worth checking:

  • "When Bruce Catton wrote about the Civil War from the foot soldier’s viewpoint . . . he changed how America saw and wrote about war forevermore"
  • The Goodyear Blimp in 1939 (On Shorpy)