War is not a laughing matter by any extent, especially when it comes to one of the greatest wars in human history.
But sometimes, in the darkest of times a smile is necessary to keep a person sane.
Every soldier who has seen action can confirm to the fact that if you don’t have something to laugh about between battles, you will never be able to recover after the fighting is over.
Looking for ways to vent and forget the horrors around them, soldiers can’t help but act even a little bit silly when they get the chance.
It is an unwritten rule that is followed by soldiers from every war ever fought. And World War 2 is no exception.
Here are 28 vintage images of soldiers from both sides managed to have some fun.
A good laugh will get you through anything.