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Hilldring, John H. (1895-1974) Shown standing outside a bombed out building.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06196.224 Author/Creator: Hilldring, John H. (1895-1974) Place Written: s.l. Type: Photographs Date: Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Shown standing outside a bombed out building with two unidentified officers.

People: Hilldring, John H.

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

Keywords/Subjects: World War II, Wartime Pillaging and Destruction, Military History

Sub Era: World War II