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Members of the German military carry lit torches in honor of General (GEN) Charles L. Donnelly Jr., departing commander in chief, US Air Force Europe, and Allied Air Forces Central Europe. The Soldiers are participating in the"Grand Tatoo,"one of the West Germany military's highest honors

Members of the German military carry lit torches in honor of General (GEN) Charles L. Donnelly Jr., departing commander in chief, US Air Force Europe, and Allied Air Forces Central Europe. The Soldiers are participating in the"Grand Tatoo,"one of the West Germany military's highest honors

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The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Subject Operation/Series: NOMAD THRUST

Base: Ramstein Air Base

Country: West Germany (FRG)

Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Patrick Nugent

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

At the end of the Second World War, U.S., British, and Soviet military forces divided and occupied Germany. Also divided into occupation zones, Berlin was located far inside Soviet-controlled eastern Germany.

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01/04/1987
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The U.S. National Archives
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