A soldier of 5th Duke of CornwallA soldier of 5th Duke of CornwallAerial view of USS Makin Island off Leyte, Philippine Islands, 18 Nov 1944; note lowered forward elevator and FM-2 Wildcat aircraft on the flight deckBow view of USS Pompon off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 18 Nov 1944
A soldier of 5th Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry regiment, British 43rd (Wessex) Division carrying a PIAT launcher, northwestern Europe, 18 Nov 1944, photo 1 of 2A soldier of 5th Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry regiment, British 43rd (Wessex) Division carrying a PIAT launcher, northwestern Europe, 18 Nov 1944, photo 2 of 2Aerial view of USS Makin Island off Leyte, Philippine Islands, 18 Nov 1944; note lowered forward elevator and FM-2 Wildcat aircraft on the flight deckBow view of USS Pompon off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 18 Nov 1944
Port view of USS Pompon off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 18 Nov 1944Stern view of USS Pompon off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 18 Nov 1944US Army Pfc. Carl Anker, Pfc. Edmund Dill, and Sgt. Ted Bailey sharing the contents of the care package sent by Dill
Port view of USS Pompon off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 18 Nov 1944Stern view of USS Pompon off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 18 Nov 1944US Army Pfc. Carl Anker, Pfc. Edmund Dill, and Sgt. Ted Bailey sharing the contents of the care package sent by Dill's wife for the Christmas holiday, somewhere in Europe, 18 Nov 1944


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