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The notes transcribed from the back of this photograph are as follows: WORLD WAR II France TO VICTORY -- A YANK VERSION OF A SIDEWALK CAFE, IN FALLEN LA HAVE DU PUITS, FRANCE, AS ROBERT McCURDY (LEFT) NEWARK, N.J., SGT. HAROLD SMITH, BRUSH CREEK, TENN. (CENTRE), AND SGT RICHARD BENNETT, WILKES BARRE, PA, RAISE THEIR GLASSES IN A TOAST. ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTO 7-15-44 [1944] The notes written and typed on the back of this photograph, from the time it was printed, are as follows: WORLD WAR II France TO VICTORY -- A YANK VERSION OF A SIDEWALK CAFE, IN FALLEN LA HAVE DU PUITS, FRANCE, AS ROBERT McCURDY (LEFT) NEWARK, N.J., SGT. HAROLD SMITH, BRUSH CREEK, TENN. (CENTRE), AND SGT RICHARD BENNETT, WILKES BARRE, PA, RAISE THEIR GLASSES IN A TOAST. ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTO 7-15-44 [1944]1944, transparent
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1944
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Scanned from a print, and later selected by the National Gallery for its Cutline exhibition
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WORLD WAR II France TO VICTORY -- A YANK VERSION OF A SIDEWALK CAFE, IN FALLEN LA HAVE DU PUITS, FRANCE, AS ROBERT McCURDY (LEFT) NEWARK, N.J., SGT. HAROLD SMITH, BRUSH CREEK, TENN. (CENTRE), AND SGT RICHARD BENNETT, WILKES BARRE, PA, RAISE THEIR GLASSES IN A TOAST. ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTO 7-15-44 [1944]
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William Lyon Mackenzie King was Prime Minister
The Liberals were in power
Franklin D. Roosevelt was President

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