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War Grave

Himes1944-06-17

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17th June 1944: A wooden cross, a soldier's helmet, and flowers mark the grave of an American soldier who was killed in battle during the invasion of Normandy, Carentan, France. A sign posted by French civilians reads 'Mort pour la France', or 'Died for France.' (Photo by Himes/US Army/Getty Images)

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  • Title: War Grave
  • Creator: Himes
  • Date Created: 1944-06-17
  • Date Published: 2004-04-02
  • Provenance: Archive Photos
  • Subject Keywords: Cross, Mark, Plant, Clothing, Conflict, Vertical, Black And White, War, Cemetery, Helmet, France, Army Soldier, USA, Grave, Wood, Flower, Harassment, No People, US Military, Military Uniform, Normandy, Sports Helmet, World War II, 1940-1949

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