Men of the US Army 77th Infantry Division at Okinawa, Japan listening to radio reports for the German surrender, 8 May 1945

Caption   Men of the US Army 77th Infantry Division at Okinawa, Japan listening to radio reports for the German surrender, 8 May 1945
Source   United States National Archives
Identification Code   FA 41224-FA
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Added By C. Peter Chen
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  1. Paul Long says:
    6 Sep 2007 05:07:29 PM

    Are the two men nearest the radio set brothers or twins. If so is it a mistake by US command to put kin so close by in such an horrific battle zone. Or is it more propaganda.

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