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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • CARNAVAL EN LA HABANA, 1941

Pa in the Army

Pa in the Army

My Papa in Germany, 1954 I think.

What a great pair of pics!

What a great pair of pics! Nice to put in some of your own history to your truly wonderful site, kudos.

My own dad was also stationed in Germany, about 1957-59. Near Hamburg or Munich, I forget which. He really loved it. Being from Ireland, his serving in the US Army was how he earned American citizenship, and hence my own now that I think of it..

 
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