11.16.2004


ENLARGE THE PHOTO


Simulated Action
Wide World News photo, dated August 23, 1941

A 48th Signal Company Harley-Davidson motorcycle driver brings his Thompson submachine gun to bear in a simulated attack by a fighter plane at Camp Polk, Louisiana. The communications vehicle in front is also targeting the plane with an M2 Browning .50 caliber machine gun. This photo was taken during the 3rd Army War Games.

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