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SC 201597, First Fight (1)
8x10 black and white
Series of 10 photos showing individual soldiers of the 69th Division after they have just come through their first action against the enemy. The 69th Division, in early march, drove the Germans from dominating positions in the heart of the siegfried line. answers to the soldiers’ reaction to combat are as varied as the men themselves… When pvt. Harold R. Sprang, Lucas, Ohio, was asked what his first time in combat was like, he wouldn’t say more than “hell”.
CollectionArmy Signal Corps Photograph Collection
Call No. SC 201597