Cool World War II Photo Of The Day

Sargent William Furia, of Philadelphia, PA, during the Battle of the Bulge.

Quote from the February 9, 1945 edition of the Windsor Daily Star:
“Sargent William Furia…wears a piece of a fancy lace curtain for a helmet cover. Starting as a joke, the lace decoration has proven practical as snow-camouflage cover in Luxembourg.”
He’s smiling because, by this date, the Germans had been beaten back, and the Battle was essentially over. And, because he’s alive.

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