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A Youngster, Clutching His Soldier Father, Gazes Upward While the Latter Lifts His Wife from the Ground to Wish Her a "Merry Christmas"

Original Caption: A youngster, clutching his soldier father, gazes upward while the latter lifts his wife from the ground to wish her a `Merry Christmas.' The serviceman is one of those fortunate enough to be able to get home for the holidays.


U.S. National Archives' Local Identifier: NWDNS-208-AA-2F-20


From: Series: Photographs of the Allies and Axis, compiled 1942 – 1945 (Record Group 208)


Created by: Office for Emergency Management. Office of War Information. Overseas Operations Branch. New York Office. News and Features Bureau. (12/17/1942 - 09/15/1945)


Production Date: 12/1944




World War, 1939-1945


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Repository: Still Pictures Unit at the National Archives at College Park (College Park, MD)


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Taken in December 1944