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Soldiers Guarding a Ship in Africa

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I ran across this image the other day.  It’s a surreal composition. The AP Photo is part of a collection of 45 pictures from Africa published on the Atlantic Monthly’s website.  View all the amazing photos here.

According to the caption, “A U.S. army soldier with a sub-machine gun and another in a jeep guard the looming S. S. Partos which was damaged and had capsized against the dock when the Allies landed at the North African port, in 1942. (AP Photo)”


2 Comments on “Soldiers Guarding a Ship in Africa

  1. Roberto Flores

    It seems that this collection of pics were taken during Operation Torch, the Allied landing at North Africa. A real cool set of pics! Thanks a lot, Dave.

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