Wedding Dress Made From Life-Saving Silk Parachute
    On June 6, the 67th anniversary cheap handbags  of D-Day, the day the Allied Forces invaded the northern shore of France known as Normandy and began the liberation of Western Europe from Nazi control in World War II, it seems fitting to read this remarkable hockey jerseys  story, originally posted on boingboing.By clicking here, you can see a photo of a wedding dress made from a B-29 pilot’s life-saving parachute. It is part of the Smithsonian’s collection of remarkable artifacts.
    B-29 Pilot Gives Parachute nhl jerseys  To Fiancee For Wedding DressFrom boingboing:In August 1944, Hensinger, a B-29 pilot, and his crew were returning from a bombing raid over Yowata, Japan, when their engine caught fire. The crew was forced to bail out. Suffering from only minor injuries, Hensinger used the parachute as a pillow and blanket as he waited swiss military watches  to be rescued. He kept the parachute that had saved his life. He later proposed to his girlfriend Ruth in 1947, offering her the material for a gown.
    Ruth wanted to create evening gowns  a dress similar to one in the movie Gone with the Wind. She hired a local seamstress, Hilda Buck, to make the bodice and veil. Ruth made the skirt herself; she pulled up the strings on the parachute so that the dress would be shorter in the front and have a train in the back. The couple married July 19, 1947. The dress was also worn by the their daughter and by their son’s bride before being gifted to the Smithsonian.
    Gorgeous DressWhat a beautiful story! And as I researched this a little further, I discovered wedding dresses  that turning parachute silk into wedding dress silk happened more than runescape gold a few times, in that era when silk was rationed.It’s also a gorgeous dress; check it out, and you’ll be amazed!