Snapshot of an unidentified U.S. Army anti-aircraft soldier serving with the 514th Coast Artillery (Anti-Aircraft) Regiment, posing holding a Thompson M1 or M1A1 submachine gun during a training exercise standing next to an Army truck in an unidentified wooded area [believed to be in Burgaw, NC] while he was stationed at Camp Davis, NC, around 1942 or 1943 during World War II. 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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