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U.S. Army Signal Corps photographer "Official Army Photographer" ID card belonging to Charles R. of the 161st Signal Photographic Company at Fort Benning, Ga., June 1942.

Army Signal Corps photographer "Official Army Photographer" ID card belonging to Charles R. of the Signal Photographic Company at Fort Benning, Ga.

Syd Greenberg was an US Army Signal Corps photographer assigned to the China-Burma-India theater of operations, documenting how American and Chinese Nationalist troops fought the Japanese.

Syd Greenberg was an US Army Signal Corps photographer assigned to the China-Burma-India theater of operations, documenting how American and Chinese Nationalist troops fought the Japanese.

<> Poster from the 1950’s

True-ism: Actual poster from the issued by Senator Joseph McCarthy at the height of the Red Scare and anti communist witch hunt in Washington. All artists were suspect but the irony of this, is that Senator Joseph McCarthy was the one who was dangerous!

A Rhino barge docked with LST-347 in Portland Harbor, Dorset, England, United Kingdom during preparations for the Normandy invasion, 1 Jun 1944.

A Rhino barge docked with in Portland Harbor, Dorset, England, United Kingdom during preparations for the Normandy invasion, 1 Jun

USO performers Erin O'Brien Moore & Vivian Vance singing for soldiers aboard a troop transport ship. June 1944. Photographer: Carl Mydans

Broadway actresses Erin O'Brien-Moore and Vivian Vance (the future Ethel Mertz on "I Love Lucy") call out to servicemen on a troop transport ship during a USO visit in May Photo: Carl Mydans

Red Cross food package for POWs. I hope my dad was lucky enough to get one at his camp in Germany

The contents of a food parcel dispatched for Christmas in packages were sent out, many to prisoners of war in Germany, by the Red Cross and St John Organisation.

Heat-resistant chocolate? It's no joke! This Tropical Chocolate bar was produced by the Hershey Chocolate Company during World War II, and distributed to soldiers as part of their C-rations.   Happy #FoodFriday!

Hershey’s Tropical Chocolate Bar, 1943 This Smithsonian Snapshot marks the Sept. birthday of Milton S. Hershey, American confectioner, philanthropist and founder of the Hershey Chocolate.