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Marine Corporal Virgil W. Burgess gives his dog Prince instructions to which foxhole to carry a message, Iwo Jima, Feb 1945.

 

 

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Two informal portraits in Steel Helmets, here Brigadier Generals.

 

Brigadier General Frederick M. Harris Assistant Divisional Commander 63d Infantry Division

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Personnel from the 5th Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, 51st Highland Division, wearing snow suits, and two GIs from the US 87th Infantry Division inspect each others weapons during the link-up of the two forces at Champlin France, near the Belgium border - January 1945

IWM - West (Lt) Photographer

 

 

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1 hour ago, Dogsbody said:

Not a steel shell but still a liner in use (sort of😉)

 

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That is certainly an interesting hat she has.  That is a hat on her head, isn't it?  I could be wrong, but don't think its an issue item.  

Mikie

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Japanese-American  of the 100th Infantry Battalion of the US 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Castellina Sector, near Livorno, Italy, 15 July 1944

 

 

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MP's with the US 36th Infantry Division search and sort German Prisoners in March 1945, Probably somewhere in Germany

LIFE Magazine Archives - Ralph Morse Photographer

 

 

 

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Lots more of interesting pics, Ron! Keep 'em coming, and thanks!

 

Mikie 

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I second that, I'm really enjoying these great pics!

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One Bernard Picchi 1142nd Combat Engineer Battalion in informal portrait in Steel Helmet in 45.

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US 5th Armored Division in Pulheim Germany - March 1945

LIFE Magazine Archives - William Vandivert Photographer

 

 

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