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Deepest darkest Dorset


Deepest darkest Dorset

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Troops from 3rd Battalion, Reconnaissance Corps, 3rd Infantry Division, 'de-bus' from their Universal carriers at Sturminster Newton in Dorset, 28 August 1941.

A group of American soldiers relax in the sunshine on the sand at Burton Beach, just south of Burton Bradstock in Dorset. Amongst the group looking out to sea are: Pfc James Crane (from Harding, Missouri), Private Stanley T Miller (from Axtel, Kentucky), Pfc W W Johnson (from Bluefield, West Virginia), T/5 G R Miller (of 4106 Vermont Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky) and T/4 George Keister (from Fort Wayne, Texas). The ridged rock of Burton Cliff can be seen behind them on the left of the photograph

US TROOPS IN AN ENGLISH VILLAGE: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE AMERICANS IN BURTON BRADSTOCK, DORSET, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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Pfc George W Burnett (left, of Route 5, Spartanburg, South Carolina) and Pfc Harris L Whitwell (left, of Main Street, Rogersville, Tennessee) help local fisherman Tom Swaffield to launch his rowing boat in the Dorset sunshine. Tom is taking the GIs out to see his lobster pots.

Men of 7th Battalion, The Green Howards among the sand dunes at Sandbanks, near Poole in Dorset, 31 July 1940.

THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

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is this a green man?

This time a wartime reason for the look ....

Unusual post box - do you know why?

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