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Iran World War II Photograph Album, ca. 1943-1944.
Bernath Mss 178
Collection Overview

Title:

Iran World War II Photograph Album, ca. 1943-1944

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Album of 195 black and white photographs, mostly snapshots by a U.S. soldier, presumably stationed at Andimeshk judging by clippings pasted in back. Images primarily are of fellow soldiers, scenic views, vehicles, local peoples, and architecture. One photo features several soldiers posing in front of a sign for "506 Ordnance Co." Also includes three copy/commercial photos of Roosevelt, and one of Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill. Clippings feature humorous poems and mention a project by U.S. Army troops to assemble trucks for the Russian Army in Iran.

Date:

1943 (issued)

Subject:

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Iran
Andīmishk (Iran)
Iran -- Pictorial works

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Purchase, 2005.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Iran World War II Photograph Album. Bernath Mss 178. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Photographs.
Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

.2 linear ft.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.