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Silhouette of 40 millimeter PomPom gun as mustang comes in from a mission, Kassel, Germany
circa 1945
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Silhouette of B-26 with thin vapor trails caused by fighters, thicker trails left by squadrons of B-17s, Ordensburg and Vogelsang, Germany
1944-1945
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2 airmen posing next to inflatable "dummy" aircraft, near Gosselies, Belgium
circa 1944
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Airmen betting with French Francs while playing poker, near Versailles, France
1944
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Citizens of France lining the streets along Camps Elysees to watch a makeshift parade of American, Candia, and British forces during the liberation of the city, Paris, France
August 1944
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Joe Thompson standing in front of British Mach V Spitfire while assigned to Royal Air Force, near Newbury, England
circa 1943
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Joe Thompson, on his 25th birthday, asleep on grass with dog after flying missions in support of Normandy advances, Middle Wallop, England
July 8, 1944
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Airbase with gasoline cans lined up alongside C-47s to supply 3rd Army, Rhine Valley, Germany
circa 1945
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Farmer with team of horses going down lane to his field, outside of Paris, France
1945
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Unidentified GI and Belgian boy at scrap heap of American planes at airstrip, Gosselies, Belgium
1944
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