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This is one of about 200 pictures that I found back in 1970 in Geissen Germany when my father was stationed there in the Army. They appear to be propaganda pictures put out by the military. They all have information on the backs but unfortunately I don't read German so I have no idea what they say. I was eleven years old at the time and immediately fell in love with them. View full size.