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221113 Painting

I threw some colour at this one. Source image in a publicity photo of silent film star Viola Dana (Virginia Flugrath) , c. 1922.

Remembering my Father

My dad's discharge papers. Note the date of enlistment: 12th December, 1941. He was born in 1926 (which you can half see in the ripped part at the top below the word ARMY.) Do the math... he was 15. He lied about his age. On August 19, 1942, at 16 years old, he was at Dieppe. After that he was in North Africa and Italy. They found out, the age at the time of his discharge in 1945 on the form, 19, is correct.


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