Today’s picture is linked to some themes of the last weeks: these doughboys belong to the US 3rd Division (as indicated by the sleeve insigna), and I think this picture was taken in Germany, during the occupation. 33 more words
I’ve seen ‘The Big Parade’ before but couldn’t remember too much about it. In my experience this is a portent of doom. A film so instantly forgettable that none of the characters faces let alone the story had left a smudgey footprint in my memory. 1,034 more words
I always forget that I own a very nice series of pictures of French artillerymen (from the Artillerie de montagne corps, to be more precise); this picture is to link to my series of pair of soldiers. 11 more words
For this Saturday evening, another picture linked to the theme of these last days (pair of soldiers). I was astonished by the high quality of the picture, all details can clearly be seen, including the whistle chain fixed to the shoulder of the man on the right.