PHOTOGRAPHS OF ALLIED FIGHTERS IN TUNISIA

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PHOTOGRAPHS OF ALLIED FIGHTERS IN TUNISIA

YANK’s Cameramen click on the Americans and British who battle the Axis armies in North Africa. Photographs by Sgt. Pete Paris and Sgt. George Aarons.



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FIGHTING SCOT. A Highlander and his Sten Gun. This tough and cheerful soldier serves with a famous unit in the British Eighth Army.

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MOVING UP. One of a column if U.S.-built tanks snapped as it drove toward Tunisia. The English said: “They’re the best we’ve had.”

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DESERT SALVAGE. An RAF truck (left), hauling plane wings back to repair shops in the rea, passes by the charred and twisted wreck of an Italian fighter plane. From Egypt to Tunisia the desert shows these signs of Axis defeat.



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HASTY CHOW. YANKS in Tunisia eat English kidney stew mixed up with some dates.

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CAPTIVE GUN. Pvt. Jeremiah A. Heffernan (right) explains German light machine gun to Pfc. William DeFrascia. Heffernan captured it.

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SAFETY FIRST. Before taking off for chow these doughboys look out from their Tunisian airfield “barracks” for possible enemy planes.



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