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General Dwight D. Eisenhower addresses American paratroopers on D-Day.

CREDIT: U.S. Army. "Dwight Eisenhower giving orders to American paratroopers in England." 1944 June 6. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress.

U.S. Army photograph. No. SC 194399.

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Source of higher resolution copy: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. LC-USZ62-25600.

Memoir by Wallace C. Strobel about this photo (seen wearing the number 23 around his neck):


Originally from en.wikipedia; description page is/was here.


2004-06-04 (first version); 2006-11-10 (last version)


Original uploader was Raul654 at en.wikipedia Later versions were uploaded by Davepape at en.wikipedia.



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  • 2006-11-10 16:17 Davepape 1192×956×8 (206775 bytes) full resolution from library of congress
  • 2004-06-04 04:45 Raul654 580×459×8 (42727 bytes)

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