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#505 France (Flag out the window)


“Capt. Thomas H. Garahan, Brooklyn, NY, raises an American flag out a second story window in Bitche, France when the town falls to the 100th division, U.S. Seventh Army, after a seige of many months. He was with the first troops to enter the town.”




Date: March 16, 1945
Location: Bitche, France
Photographer: unknown
Source: XV Corps/U.S. Army/U.S. National Archives


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