Two soldiers by jeep 1944

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Photograph of Leroy Richter and Leo Highsmith, two soldiers in Italy during World War II. The soldiers are standing by a jeep with the Nazi flag draped over it. Leo Highsmith was wounded at Salerno Beach but returned to the division after recuperation.

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1 photographic print , b&w : 4.0 in. x 3.0 in.

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Creator: Unknown. January 1944.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Sulphur Springs Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 418 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of Leroy Richter and Leo Highsmith, two soldiers in Italy during World War II. The soldiers are standing by a jeep with the Nazi flag draped over it. Leo Highsmith was wounded at Salerno Beach but returned to the division after recuperation.

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1 photographic print , b&w : 4.0 in. x 3.0 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

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  • January 1944

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  • Oct. 14, 2007, 11:10 p.m.

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Two soldiers by jeep 1944, photograph, January 1944; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28965/: accessed June 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Sulphur Springs Public Library.