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Neato!

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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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Excellent. Can you make out what is written on the nametag on the work man in the front of the line?

 

His haircut and style reminds me of my grandfather's, who would have been roughly the same age.

Gil Burket
Omaha, NE
Specializing in Fakes and Reproductions
of the Vietnam War

burkcats@hotmail.com

 

"One is easily fooled by that which one loves."

 

Moliere: Tartuffe

 

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I am willing to bet that the two men in suits were probably executives from the same company. There's a good chance this was part of a company bond drive showing how workers and management united to support the war effort.

 

You might find some of the old ads from the company interesting. I can't seem to find much else on the internet about the company history.

 

https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/soyosunset/old-ads-45-south-broadway-westchester-lighting-com-t2688.html

 

I am not sure, but the company may have been later absorbed into Con Edison.

Gil Burket
Omaha, NE
Specializing in Fakes and Reproductions
of the Vietnam War

burkcats@hotmail.com

 

"One is easily fooled by that which one loves."

 

Moliere: Tartuffe

 

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