Kalamazoo Gals Jul 11, 2016 16:49:23 GMT -5 CaliGull likes this Quote Select PostDeselect PostLink to PostMemberGive GiftBack to Top Post by CTGull on Jul 11, 2016 16:49:23 GMT -5 If anyone hasn't read John Thomas's book Kalamazoo Gals, you should. It's a great read. And an amazing story. To this day Gibson denies that any guitars were made during WWII.The book. Kalamazoo Gals: A Story of Extraordinary Women & Gibson's 'Banner' Guitars of WWIIHis web page. Kalamazoo GalsI'm lucky enough to have met John and played one of his Banner guitars. I just found that someone colorized the old photograph that got John started on his long journey.Here's the original image.