In Combat: Great LIFE War Photos

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  1. comiso90

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    WOW, excellent post!
     
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    Holy crap, those are some vivid and haunting photos. That site is gonna take awhile to get through...
     
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    Thank you again Comiso! :thumbright:
     
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    It may seem strange to say, but I saw this picture in 1972, and this is what started my interest in the New Guinea campaign.
     
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    Excellent pictures, very haunting. Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Did you notice it is a slideshow and there are 16 more photos?
     
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    Great comiso! The pictures are just as facinating now as they were the first time I saw them. The Marine looking back with the cigarette is a favorite.

    I would also recommend the book "Great Photographs Of World War II", from TIME-LIFE. 300 pages of great photos. For those who collect WW II books, it's one you gotta have for your collection.

    TO
     
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    The dead soldiers on the beach (first one) is what got my interest in NG.

    In fact Mr. Comiso, I have the "Life Goes To War" book my parents bought me way back then. Its on my bookshelf and I am glancing at it as I am writing this.
     
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    Fantastic pictures. Thanks for the link.
     
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