My Buddy: WWII Soldiers & Sailors at Their Most Unguarded

4.10.2014

By Out.com Editors

An enticing look at vintage privates.

You’re just very close buddies, like a father, or an uncle. It's not like you got a kiss and a suck. It's just fucking around. It happened all the time because, you see, there aren’t many of those shy types in the Marines.
— Scotty Bowers

ALL IMAGES COURTESY OF TASCHEN. THE MICHAEL STOKES COLLECTION (SUN BATHERS). THE JIM HEIMANN COLLECTION (SHOWER). THE DIAN HANSON COLLECTION (CLIFF DIVE)

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