War is Over! Celebrations 2

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Item Details

Title

War is Over! Celebrations 2

Subject

Military camps
Military uniforms
Brinkofski, Walter

Description

"The War is Over! Off comes the mustache" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Shaven Clean. As Hill wrote Martha, to celebrate the end of the war, a 'couple of boys who had prodigious beards were mobbed by others who produced soap and razors and began to shave them.' Here, still wet with shaving cream, Sgt Walter Brinkofski recovers from having his beard removed." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)

Creator

Hill, Fred

Date

8/16/1945

Contributor

Helten, Paula (curator)

Rights

(c)Eastern Oregon University. This image is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - Noncommercial - No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Acknowledgement of Eastern Oregon University as a source is required. For print quality images, prints, or high resolution tiff files, or commercial uses please contact the Library Director at Eastern Oregon University.

Identifier

2010.1.811

Spatial Coverage

Ie Shima, East China Sea

Provenance

From the Collection of Fred Hill

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