World War II
Joke and Humor Collection
consists of jokes, poems, rhymes, letters, cartoons, and
other humorous materials read by and exchanged between soldiers serving in World War II.
Common topics are sex, women, military life, commanding officers, and Hitler. Most items are
hand-written, though some possibly copied out of magazines and other publications as there
are multiple copies in different hands. A few items are type written, or small pamphlet
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of
this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge.
Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials
protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires
the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be
commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any
use rests exclusively with the user.