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Top Ten Childrens' Christmas Gifts of the 1940s

Top Ten Childrens' Christmas Gifts of the 1940s

The 1940s were a different time, but some of the presents kids received are still familiar today. Then again, some of the stuff they got have (thankfully) faded into the recesses of public consciousness.

  1. Slinky

  2. war bonds

  3. Paddle ball

  4. Erector Set

  5. polio

  6. lead paint

  7. penny loafers

  8. false sense of security

  9. soapy water

  10. sand

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