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Christmas 1955
"King Kong" Company, 508th RCT hosted a Christmas party for children of a nearby orphanage. Only a few personalities are known, please advise Jumpmaster if you can identify others.

King Company
suited Santa up in appropriate jump attire

Christmas Menu
offered turkey and all the fixings

CHRISTMAS DAY DINNER
1955

SHRIMP COCKTAIL

ROAST YOUNG TOM TURKEY
POULTRY DRESSING GIBLET GRAVY
CRANBERRY SAUCE

SNOW FLAKED POTATOES
CANDIED SWEET POTATOES

 WHOLE GRAIN CON  BUTTERED CAULIFLOWER

STUFFED CELERY HEARTS
PICKLES   HARD CANDY
OLIVES    MIXED NUTS
LETTUCE WEDGES
WITH
FRENCH DRESSING

FRUIT CAKE   EGG ROLLS   MINCE MEAT PIE
WHITE CAKE

HOLIDAY ICE CREAM
APPLES
BREAD ORANGES

HOT TEA  COFFEE

(photos courtesy Fitz Blum)

 

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