A close-up of a British heavily armed patrol of L Detachment SAS in their jeeps, just back from a three month patrol, 18 Jan 1943; note twin-mounted Vickers K machine guns and F-S dagger; photo 1 of 3A close-up of a British heavily armed patrol of L Detachment SAS in their jeeps, just back from a three month patrol, 18 Jan 1943; note twin-mounted Vickers K machine guns and F-S dagger; photo 2 of 3A close-up of a British heavily armed patrol of L Detachment SAS in their jeeps, just back from a three month patrol, 18 Jan 1943; note twin-mounted Vickers K machine guns; photo 3 of 3Franklin Roosevelt speaking with George Patton, Casablanca, French Morocco, 18 Jan 1943
A close-up of a British heavily armed patrol of L Detachment SAS in their jeeps, just back from a three month patrol, 18 Jan 1943; note twin-mounted Vickers K machine guns and F-S dagger; photo 1 of 3A close-up of a British heavily armed patrol of L Detachment SAS in their jeeps, just back from a three month patrol, 18 Jan 1943; note twin-mounted Vickers K machine guns and F-S dagger; photo 2 of 3A close-up of a British heavily armed patrol of L Detachment SAS in their jeeps, just back from a three month patrol, 18 Jan 1943; note twin-mounted Vickers K machine guns; photo 3 of 3Franklin Roosevelt speaking with George Patton, Casablanca, French Morocco, 18 Jan 1943
Lt General George Patton and Vice Admiral the Lord Louis Mountbatten at Camp Anfa near Casablanca, Morocco, 18 Jan 1943Major General George Patton and Vice-Admiral Louis Mountbatten at Camp Anfa, near Casablanca, Morocco, 18 Jan 1943. Mountbatten had just presented Britainís Military Medal to US Army Ranger Sergeant Franklin Koons.President Franklin Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill confer with the Combined Chiefs of Staff during the Casablanca Conference at Rooseveltís Dar es Saada villa in Casablanca, French Morocco, 18 Jan 1943.Soviet troops of Leningrad and Volkhov Fronts meeting near Leningrad, Russia, 18 Jan 1943
Lt General George Patton and Vice Admiral the Lord Louis Mountbatten at Camp Anfa near Casablanca, Morocco, 18 Jan 1943Major General George Patton and Vice-Admiral Louis Mountbatten at Camp Anfa, near Casablanca, Morocco, 18 Jan 1943. Mountbatten had just presented Britainís Military Medal to US Army Ranger Sergeant Franklin Koons.President Franklin Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill confer with the Combined Chiefs of Staff during the Casablanca Conference at Rooseveltís Dar es Saada villa in Casablanca, French Morocco, 18 Jan 1943.Soviet troops of Leningrad and Volkhov Fronts meeting near Leningrad, Russia, 18 Jan 1943
US Army Ranger Sergeant Franklin Koons posing for photographers immediately following being presented with Great Britainís Military Medal by Vice Admiral Louis Mountbatten, Casablanca, French Morocco, 18 Jan 1943US Army Ranger Sergeant Franklin Koons shaking hands with British Vice Admiral Louis Mountbatten immediately following being presented with Great Britainís Military Medal at Casablanca, French Morocco, 18 Jan 1943US Navy Photographer
US Army Ranger Sergeant Franklin Koons posing for photographers immediately following being presented with Great Britainís Military Medal by Vice Admiral Louis Mountbatten, Casablanca, French Morocco, 18 Jan 1943US Army Ranger Sergeant Franklin Koons shaking hands with British Vice Admiral Louis Mountbatten immediately following being presented with Great Britainís Military Medal at Casablanca, French Morocco, 18 Jan 1943US Navy Photographer's Mate 3rd Class T. E. Collins after photographing the interior of sunken USS Oklahoma, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 18 Jan 1943


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