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Saturday, October 10, 2020

American Military Men after World War II


Today we look at some post-World War II U.S. military photos.  Frequent contributor and collaborator Larry K. either provided the photos and/or the information on them for three of today's pictures, including this one of Marines on the beach in Beirut in 1958 by Paul Schutzer.  Thanks, Larry!

 

5 comments:

  1. I really like the series that Jerry offers us today. Photos that show us parts of the lives of soldiers. I prefer them to studio photos!

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  2. Joseph Brian ScottOctober 10, 2020 at 5:04 PM

    This one is interesting because only one (presumably--can't tell about the guy in the sand) of the soldiers is naked! The rest all have swimming attire. Maybe this dude just loved to be in the buff.

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    1. It's hard to tell as there may have been other naked soldiers off camera. I will look for more photos from that session to see if there are others.

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    2. OK, so there were a few other pictures of guys with no suits on and lots of guys swimming in their underwear, but this is the best photo of the group.

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