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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.

Holiday Decorations
set in corner

Gift Giving
by unidentified dependent wife

Smiles
say it all

Comparison
of gifts

Dependent
child and guests

MSgt William Blum, Mrs. Pearl (both at left) and SFC Garcia

SFC Robert Garrett

Dependent Children

Sgt & Mrs. Fairbanks sit in front of company guidon pennants

Chopsticks and Christmas cheer

MSgt Horace Pearl (left) and his wife (white blouse)

(l-r) SFC Robert Garrett, SFC John Garcia and SFC Donald Brinkle
(photos courtesy Fitz Blum)

 

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