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#1 museums

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Posted 06 December 2019 - 10:52 AM

This image is from a small group of unidentified photos. The assumption is they're American women working with a US Army medical facility during the early occupation period in Germany, and I think were in Nuremberg for a time.  I've never seen these insignia before. Is this a civilian volunteer organization? The closest I've seen is the American Women Volunteer Service, but the insignia don't match to any of those I can find.

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Posted 06 December 2019 - 11:04 AM

Looks like standard US woman's uniform with camp shows patches/insignia.



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Posted 06 December 2019 - 11:04 AM

Looks like they are with the USO. Camp Shows patch on the shoulder.



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Posted 06 December 2019 - 11:13 AM

Yep- those match, thanks. I assume they were doing something for a hospital as other images from this group are at a medical supply office. I'd always assumed these photos belonged to one of the women, now I suspect the photographer was a GI who did some sightseeing with them while the USO was there.



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Posted 07 December 2019 - 10:23 AM

Hello

Very nice picture on account of the rare patches these entertainers show

The place is definitely Paris, Place de l'opéra, a very common place to visit in the city, then and now



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Posted 09 December 2019 - 11:20 AM

Here's another image from the same grouping, also in Paris.

 

 

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Posted 09 December 2019 - 12:34 PM

Great image. Behind the gold-colored statue of Jeanne d'Arc, is the Hotel Regina. I stayed there during my last trip to France in Sep-Oct 2018. It's located across the street from the Louvre. A wonderful hotel.

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Posted 09 December 2019 - 06:18 PM

Here it is in Oct 2018.

Hotel Regina, Paris, Oct 2018.jpg



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Posted 13 December 2019 - 08:34 AM

Nice then and now comparision! 




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