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Kiss for a Soldier

Date: August 25 1944
Description: An American soldier receives a kiss in gratitude for the liberation of Paris during World War II.
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"Moonlight Formal" at Tripp Commons

Date: August 25 1944
Description: Couples enjoy the "Moonlight Formal" in Tripp Commons, University of Wisconsin Memorial Union. They are in formal dress with some of the men in military un...
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Speth's Display Window

Date: August 25 1944
Description: Speth's, men's clothing store, 222 State Street, display window featuring men's suits and Lord Calvert whiskey. "For men who desire the finest."
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C-47 Formation Leaving Saidor

Date: August 25 1944
Description: Aerial view over wing of formation of Douglas C-47 Skytrain cargo and troop transport planes leaves Saidor, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). Robe...
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Roadside Stop in Normandy

Date: August 25 1944
Description: A roadside stop in Normandy, France. Two men are posing next to the parked jeep, which has "ADA" stenciled below the windshield. The man in front partially...
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Roadside Stop in France

Date: August 25 1944
Description: A roadside stop in Normandy, France. Three men are standing with a jeep. From left is Robert Doyle, war correspondent for the Milwaukee Journal. The...

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