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Soldiers of the 463rd Combat Engineers in France near the German border pause to observe Christmas the best way they could, 25 Dec 1944. Note K-ration cans as ornaments and three stacked M1 Garand rifles.

Caption   Soldiers of the 463rd Combat Engineers in France near the German border pause to observe Christmas the best way they could, 25 Dec 1944. Note K-ration cans as ornaments and three stacked M1 Garand rifles. ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Army Signal Corps
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jan 2006

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
5 Nov 2015 12:44:54 AM

The soldiers are, left to right: Carmen Cemena of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, PFC John E McManus of Yonkers, New York, and Sgt Gene A Westbrook of Cumming, Georgia. The shadow is of the photographer, Army Signal Corps T-Sgt Louis Weintraub.

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