Photo of S/Sgt. Earl Smith in uniform

AF649-WWII_SMITH, EARL, 4-3-1945.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

Photo of S/Sgt. Earl Smith in uniform

Subject

WWII
World War II
Army
Decatur, IL.

Description

Herald and Review Library: Smith, S/Sgt. Earl; Article on back of photo; "By Maxine J. Kyle, of the Herald Staff; It was the night before a big mission for the well-known, but often misspelled, American division. Staff Sgt. Earl Smith was in his tent, on Philippine soil, thinking about tomorrow's job when someone yelled: 'Front and center, Smith.' Platoon leader for the rifle company, smith though they wanted something about his ammunition report. His commanding officer broke the good news, 'You drew rotation furlough. You're going home.'"

Creator

Herald and Review, Martin J. Cooney photo

Source

Decatur, IL.

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

4/3/1945

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

The Decatur Public Library owns and maintains all copyright on materials featured on omeka.decaturlibrary.org. These materials cannot be used without prior consent. Please contact the Local History Room at the Decatur Public Library for more information.

Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

AF649

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

6 x 8"

Citation

Herald and Review, Martin J. Cooney photo, “Photo of S/Sgt. Earl Smith in uniform,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed December 5, 2022, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/1129.