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The World War II Photo of the Week
for 13 September 2004

Time for A Shine ...

   Two 14th U.S. Air Force soldiers in Kunming, China pay for a shoe shine with $20 Chinese dollars. The soldier with the money is wearing a communications rating patch on his lower sleeve and the USAAC patch on his upper sleeve. Note the short khaki tie that was worn at the time. ACME News photo dated October 18, 1944.

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