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Just a nice photo of an unidentified WWII couple possibly on their wedding day.

 

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"I have only two men out of my company and 20 out of some other company. We need support, but it is almost suicide to try to get it here as we are swept by machine gun fire and constant barrage is on us. I have no one on my left and only a few on my right. I will hold." (Message sent by 1st Lt. Clifton B. Cates. USMC, 96th Co., Soissons, 19 July 1918 - later 19th Commandant of the Marine Corps 1948-1952)

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I love these type of portrait photos and yours is a very nice one!

 

I will post one of mine and if it is an intrusion please let me know.

 

 

Mike

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A collecter of photographs

Always looking for PTO related photos and photo albums. also looking for 134th CB USN and 711th railroad operating battalion photos and photo albums.

 

Mike Harpe

 

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Nice photo, Mike. Post more!

Bobgee

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"I have only two men out of my company and 20 out of some other company. We need support, but it is almost suicide to try to get it here as we are swept by machine gun fire and constant barrage is on us. I have no one on my left and only a few on my right. I will hold." (Message sent by 1st Lt. Clifton B. Cates. USMC, 96th Co., Soissons, 19 July 1918 - later 19th Commandant of the Marine Corps 1948-1952)

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First Sergeant and Mrs. Petrovich on their wedding day. Walter and Amelia were married on May 2, 1942 in the post chapel at Camp Polk, Louisiana. Amelia worked in a war plant in the Los Angeles, California area while her husband served overseas. First Sergeant Petrovich served with Headquarters, 3rd Battalion, 36th Armored Infantry Regiment, 3rd Armored Division. More of his photos can be seen here: http://36thair3ad.homestead.com/HQ3dBn36thAIR.html

Collecting 3rd Armored Division items of all kinds from all eras, specializing in the 36th Armored Infantry Regiment.

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Glad you like Bobgee. here are a couple more for the thread.

 

Mike

Nice photo, Mike. Post more!

Bobgee

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A collecter of photographs

Always looking for PTO related photos and photo albums. also looking for 134th CB USN and 711th railroad operating battalion photos and photo albums.

 

Mike Harpe

 

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As we are taking a tour of Wisconsin, here's one from Milwaukee, October 8, 1941. The soldier was stationed at Presidio of Monterey, Calif., where the couple had their first home together. The other couple are the witnesses, his brother and her sister.

 

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Then out spake brave Horatius, the Captain of the Gate:


"To every man upon this earth death cometh soon or late.
And how can man die better than facing fearful odds,


For the ashes of his fathers, and the temples of his gods."

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Here is another one from me. Hope you like!

 

Mike

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A collecter of photographs

Always looking for PTO related photos and photo albums. also looking for 134th CB USN and 711th railroad operating battalion photos and photo albums.

 

Mike Harpe

 

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Here is my contribution, a nice photo of an ATC aircrew member. Have you noticed how many of these photos are USAAF?

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How right you are. The fly boys had all the perks..lol

 

Here is a Nick Cage look alike that I scanned from the original negative.

 

Mike

Here is my contribution, a nice photo of an ATC aircrew member. Have you noticed how many of these photos are USAAF?

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A collecter of photographs

Always looking for PTO related photos and photo albums. also looking for 134th CB USN and 711th railroad operating battalion photos and photo albums.

 

Mike Harpe

 

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These are so cool.

 

It's kind of sad that so many of these have gotten away from the families.

 

Last November was the first time I had seen a photo of my grandmother as a young girl. She has been dead for years and the photos were in the possession of my now elderly aunt who mailed them to my mother. It was strange as I had only seen her, and remembered her, as an old woman.

 

Keep them coming.

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This is indeed a very interesting thread! These wedding/couple photos are really neat. I just acquired my first couples wedding photo today. This belonged to a Hispanic fellow in the Army Ground Forces Reserves named, George C. Romero. He sure found and married a nice lady. thumbsup.gif

 

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Got this one for my armor photo collection.
A large format wedding photo of a 13th AD GI and his bride.
Unfortunately not identified but a very nice photo anyway.

The happy couple ...

Close up of his insignia ...

Erwin

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Two of a kind, a dating couple both in a unit or at least assigned to units at the New Orleans Port of Embarkation, they in fact married during the war, this photo was posted by the couple's Grandaughter.

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Wedding & 50th Anniv photos of Cpl Rufus Clay Jr (Milton WVa) & bride Janice A. Hilbert (Huntington WVa). Cpl. Clay was with A Troop, 93rd Cavalry Reconaissance Squadron, 13th Armored Division. Married Sept., 21, 1944. Sadly, both are passed now, both within 6 years after there 50th anniversery.

 

Of special note is the DI worn by Cpl Clay, any ideas of this DI ?

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