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American Soldier in World War II

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Photo of the Week: Oahu and U.S. in WW II

The back of the photo says it is Oahu, one of Hawaii’s  largest islands.  The well known Pearl Harbour is located on this island.  The photo is dated 1944 so the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbour has already happened.

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The Duke of Athlone and Princess Alice

A photo I found in the basement.  Canadian soldiers- from the back I can read; ‘…Princess Alice on reviewing stand.’ The new Governor General of Canada in 1940 was the uncle of Gorge VI, the Earl of Athlone.  His wife … Continue reading

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August 31, 1944

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