July 4, 2003


A U.S. 7th Army plane spotter, Pvt. Francis R. Good of Kankakee,
Illinois, stands on watch on March 1, 1945 behind his spotting
scope at an aircraft recognition post in the Ober Modern area
west of Hagenau Forest, Northern Alsace. In the background, a
French farmer peacefully plows his field with a team of oxen.
U.S. Signal Corps photo (No. ETO-HQ-45-16764).