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Henley, Raymond D. (fl. 1945-1953) [8 photographs of World War II marines]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06567.09 Author/Creator: Henley, Raymond D. (fl. 1945-1953) Place Written: s.l. Type: Photographs Date: 1945 ca. Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Photos of Raymond D. Henley, a marine in World War II. Includes images of a Japanese primary school, Okinawa, dead Japanese, Henley's platoon, and a victory parade at Henley's hometown. In one folder.

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Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Keywords/Subjects: Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs, World War II, Military History, Marines, Asia, Education, Children and Family, Death, Battle, Holidays and Celebrations

Sub Era: World War II