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Robert D. Davis

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5-9-1945

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World War, 1939-1945; United States--Army

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Photograph recto: Davis stands by the Waterfront in Brake, Germany, May 9th 1945. He is dressed in full uniform. Handwritten verso: Handwritten note, which states that Bob [Davis] and an unspecified Lieutenant were the first Americans to enter Brake after the capture and surrender of 20,000 Wehrmacht by Canadian forces.

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Brake, Germany

Waterfront

May 9-1945

Bob and Lieut. were first Americas to enter Brake just after capture, and surrender of 20,000 Mehermacht. The city was taken by Canadians.

Davis in Brake, Germany, 1945 May 09

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