Marine Corps Major in summer uniform, W[orld] W[ar] II (LOC)

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When: 01 January 1939

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Hollem, Howard R.,, photographer.

Marine Corps Major in summer uniform, W[orld] W[ar] II

[between 1941 and 1945]

1 transparency : color.

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Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

United States.--Marine Corps
Military uniforms
World War, 1939-1945

Format: Transparencies--Color

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 12002-24 (DLC) 93845501

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Call Number: LC-USW36-944


Owner: The Library of Congress
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    • 17/Jan/2008 03:20:42

    Wow, i am glad this is up. happy new year united states.

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    • 17/Jan/2008 17:23:12

    I work at the Defense Supply Center Philadelphia and we buy food, clothing and medical supplies for the armed services. This crushes the current Marine Corps summer uniform like a grape. Mad style.

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    • 11/Mar/2008 15:17:42

    Tough Guy!

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    Military Queen

    • 07/Oct/2008 13:58:29

    wooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooow soooooooo cool, i love it it brings back alot of memories for alot of peolpe it makes me want to cry, anyways you look good

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    Julie Lyn

    • 30/Mar/2009 00:56:03

    Very dashing! Anybody out there know who he is?

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    • 23/Feb/2010 04:26:52

    Check out Kirk Douglas in the film Seven Days in May (1965?) - he wears the living hell outa this uniform.

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    • 07/Jun/2011 16:15:47

    Could they have picked anyone who looked more like a Marine? No neck and all! (and I say this with great affection!!!)