Photograph of an unidentified young woman, wearing a swimming suit, sitting outside on a retaining wall on a beach at Miami Beach, Florida, around 1942 or 1943 during World War II. The woman knew an unidentified U.S. Army soldier, who had been serving with the 514th Coast Artillery (Anti-Aircraft) Regiment at Camp Davis, NC, around this time. Photograph part of a photo album this soldier kept during the war [circa 1942-1943].
From 514th Coast Artillery (AA) Regiment Photo Album, WWII 243, WWII Papers, Military Collection, State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh, N.C.
Owner: State Archives of North Carolina
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