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The World War II Photo of the Week
for 29 September 2003


KUBELWAGEN

Caught Out in the Open ...

   American infantrymen, fresh from an amphibious landing on the north coast of Sicily, examine a German type 82 Kubelwagen, a jeeplike vehicle they encountered just inland. The body of the driver, shot while trying to escape, lies in the ditch in front of the "Kube." Associated Press WirePhoto dated August 12, 1943, from the Webmaster's collection.

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