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Lt. Gen. George S. Patton pins the Silver Star on Private Ernest A. Jenkins of New York City for his conspicuous gallantry in the liberation of Chateaudun, France...", 10/13/1944

Gen. Bernard Law Montgomery is bid a jolly farewell by Lt. Gen. George S. Patton, Jr., at the Palermo, Sicily airport after a visit by Gen. Montgomery. (28 Jul 43) Signal Corps Photo: MM-Bri-7-28-43-R2-6 (Lt. Brin)

The TIME Vault: 1955

Private Roland Bonnell, left, Cleveland, Ohio, and Sergeant James Devine, right, New York City, New York, both members of an engineer unit now fighting in France, take time out to comfort a little French girl as U.S. troops force ahead in France. Colleville, France. 13 June 1944.