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Document for December 14th:
"Somewhere in England one of the hottest bands in the European Theater of Operations belongs to a Special United States Naval Construction Battalion..." 12/14/1944


"Somewhere in England one of the hottest bands in the European Theater of Operations belongs to a Special United States Naval Construction Battalion..." 12/14/1944, 208-NP-8T-2 (National Archives Identifier: 535858 ); Series: Negro Activities in Industry, Government, and the Armed Forces, 1941 - 1945; Records of the Office of War Information, 1926 - 1951; Record Group 208; National Archives.

"‘Somewhere in England one of the hottest bands in the European Theater of Operations belongs to a Special United States Naval Construction Battalion...’ The band leader and trumpeter is Coxswain Thomas J. Lindsey (left), and the drummer is S1c. Edward A. Grant, 12/14/1944."

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