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Topic: ww2 in color

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Crowds of French patriots line the Champs Elysees to view Allied tanks and half tracks pass through the Arc du Triomphe, after Paris was liberated on August 25, 1944

Photo shows Free French tanks and half tracks of General Leclerc's 2nd Armored Division passing through the Arc du Triomphe in Paris, probably on August 26, 1944. Sign at left "De Gaulle au pouvoir" and sign at... more

Light tank going through water obstacle, Ft. Knox, Ky.

Phootgraph possibly shows a M-3A1 "Stuart" Light Tank. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)

New River Marine Base, motor detachment, North Carolina

Photo shows the Marine Corps Air Station New River, at Jacksonville, North Carolina. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)

Riveting team working on the cockpit shell of a B-25 [i.e. C-47] bomber at the plant of North American Aviation, Inc., Inglewood [i.e. Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach], Calif.

Photo shows a woman and man working on a Douglas Aircraft Company cockpit shell identified as a C-47 based on the window outline. Although sometimes called a 'biscuit bomber,' the plane was for transport. (Sour... more

Sailor mechanic fueling a plane at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Photo probably shows man adding oil, rather than fuel, because of his location on the airplane. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009)

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

Photograph shows the Stinson HW-75, or 105 Voyager airplane. The design was later modified to the L-5 Sentinel for the war. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine. Ground crew making a routine overhaul of a patrol plane, Coastal Patrol #20

Photograph shows the Stinson HW-75, or 105 Voyager airplane. The design was later modified to the L-5 Sentinel for the war. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine. Ground crew making overhaul of a patrol plane. Coastal Patrol #20

Photograph shows the Stinson HW-75, or 105 Voyager airplane. The design was later modified to the L-5 Sentinel for the war. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)

Feeding an SNC advanced training plane its essential supply of gasoline is done by sailor mechanics at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Photograph shows standing on the wing is Floyd Helphrey who came from Iowa to join the Navy early in the year. At right is W. Gardner of Illinois who used to be a crane operator.