"WW II MYSTERY PHOTOS"
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JULY 2002 Edition

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Photo 1 — What are
these objects?

The lives of many an infantryman depended on having these on hand in the heat of battle. These are empty, but when they were full, a infantryman was the most valuable tool in the U.S. arsenal. If you can identify what they are, click on the little envelope icon below.
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  Photo 2 — What is this thing?
Jerry left these things all over the place, especially on roads where he expected our tanks to go. (That's pretty much a giveaway, but you'll have to come up with the exact name!) If you know it, click on the little envelope icon below.

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  Photo 3 — Anyone know what this is?
The GIs who carried these things had to make sure that they did not give a guy too many. If you know what it is, click on the little envelope icon below.

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Photo 4 —
This was one of the secret weapons the Allies invented to be used during the Normandy landings. If you know what it was, click on the little envelope icon below.

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  Photo 5 — What is this medic wearing on his sleeve?
In this screen capture from the Omaha Beach landing depicted in Saving Private Ryan, the medic has a light olive-colored band around his right sleeve. What was this band called and what was its function? If you know, click on the little envelope icon below.

Credit: Saving Private Ryan, Dreamworks PLC




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