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Duration Plus

-I tried finding any info out about this plane, but to no avail. I discovered that there was a B17 called the Duration Plus that wound up crashing in Germany in September 1944, so surely that wouldn't be this plane, would it? I don't know if this is a B17, or another plane that happened to be called the same thing. According to Wiki, the liberation of Paris was on August 25, and on the 26th, there was a big parade along the Champs Elysees, so I guess this could have been a part of this, and then went on to crash less than a month later...

 

Yesterday I bought a ton of old negatives from a shop in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. The negatives were split about 50-50 between 35mm and large format. Today I started looking through them, and the 35mm ones seem like they're mainly family pictures, but then I ran across a few frames that looked like Mont St. Michel in France. Sure enough, the film was labeled "Kodak France." I started going through the large format negatives, and they seem to be mainly pictures of what looks to be immediately post-WWII France - lots of American soldiers, parades, flags, etc. So, that was a bit of Veteran's Day serendipity for me!

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Taken on November 12, 2011