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I'm not sure who exactly took this photo but it could have been my great grandfather who fought in WWII. The photo was taken in April of 1942 in what I'm guessing is Rochester N.Y. The back of the photo has printed on the back: Chas. J. Ewing 402 Temple Bidg. Stone 2482 Rochester N.Y. April 6th, 1942 View full size