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    A WAC (Women’s Army Corp) dressed in field gear, helmet included, gives children candy, c 1944



    • Jenessa Potts

      A WAC (Women’s Army Corp.....) dressed in field gear, helmet included, gives children candy, c 1944

    • Ingrid Goossens

      A WAC (Woman Army Corps), shares chocolate with small children in Carentan 1944

    • Ingrid Goossens

      A Carentan une infrmière distribue des sucreries à des enfants.

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