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    Posted 11 years ago

    scottvez
    (976 items)

    WW2 snapshot image of two gruff looking combat veterans taking a smoke break in combat.

    The details are fantastic: Both wear the circular dogs and look like its been several days since they have seen a razor.

    The one on the left has a holstered .45 on his chest.

    The other has a smoke grenade suspended from his pocket and has added some island foliage to camo his helmet. His fingers shows the signs of being in water for an extended period of time.

    On the back is the identification along with a "Passed by Naval Censor" stamp.

    Reproduction in any form without permission is not authorized.

    scott

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    Comments

    1. gingerakesler gingerakesler, 11 years ago
      Fabulous fabulous photo, love it...
    2. gingerakesler gingerakesler, 11 years ago
      Really great, thank you for sharing...
    3. walksoftly walksoftly, 11 years ago
      Love it, so candid, makes you wonder what they have just been through or what they are about to face.
    4. scottvez scottvez, 11 years ago
      Thanks bellin-- I think it is a powerful image. I appreciate your comments

      scott
    5. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 11 years ago
      Powerful image - magnificent.
    6. scottvez scottvez, 11 years ago
      Thanks for looking and commenting mikko!

      scott
    7. musikchoo musikchoo, 11 years ago
      A well deserved Break !!
    8. scottvez scottvez, 11 years ago
      I agree musik-- based on the lack of a shave and equipment, it looks like they just came "off the line" for a short break.

      scott
    9. scottvez scottvez, 11 years ago
      Thanks petey.

      scott
    10. scottvez scottvez, 11 years ago
      Thanks trunkman, hems and kathy.

      scott
    11. tlmbaran tlmbaran, 11 years ago
      Scott-
      GREAT photo! I must ask: WHERE did you find this? This would be one of my favorites!
    12. scottvez scottvez, 11 years ago
      Thanks tlmbaran-- I got it from an online seller!

      It looks better in person-- great tones and contrast from a WW2 field shot. Whoever took it did a great job of capturing the moment.

      scott
    13. scottvez scottvez, 11 years ago
      Thanks toracat!

      scott
    14. kerry10456 kerry10456, 11 years ago
      great Image Scott, thanks for sharing.
    15. scottvez scottvez, 11 years ago
      Thanks for looking kerry!

      scott
    16. scottvez scottvez, 11 years ago
      Thanks budek.

      scott
    17. scottvez scottvez, 11 years ago
      Thanks roadside.

      scott
    18. scottvez scottvez, 9 years ago
      Thanks roy and pat!

      scott
    19. scottvez scottvez, 8 years ago
      Thanks for looking ws.

      scott

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