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Ice Skating: 1944

Ice Skating: 1944

Unknown (of yet) World War II Servicemen from Peoria, Illinois, R&R time at the Lake Lugano Area. Lake Lugano is a glacial lake which is situated on the border between southern Switzerland and Northern Italy. The servicemen and servicewomen were with the logistical unit of ADSEC or ADSEC/COMZ, "The Advance Section, Communications Zone", European Theater of Operations, United States Army (ETOUSA), 1944 to 1945.

ADSEC was responsible supplying the advancing army, with ordnance and munitions; operated field hospitals, and supplied the front-lines with much needed blood, they also provided transportation of oil and gas, and were instrumental in the detail supply planning for Normandy.

(Recovered from fused and water-damaged 120 and 135 roll film)

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