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Woman washing. Found photo. Germany

prev pinner note: British soldier delivering pigeons to trenches of the Western Front, c.1916

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"Row upon row of stretchers cover the decks of a Coast Guard LCT bringing out wounded from France. These American and British soldiers fell somewhere between the beachhead and Cherbourg as Nazi defenders sought a high price in casualties for every yard they yielded. The wounded are being transferred to a Coast Guard assault transport which will carry them back to England for hospitalization.” June 1944. (US National Archives)

I actually did not know this about Hurrell! I always wondered how he managed to get the stars so flawless looking...