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Darkness Visible: Memoir of a World War II Combat Photographer
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Darkness Visible: Memoir of a World War II Combat Photographer (Paperback)

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Charles Eugene Sumners, a still photographer in the 166th Signal Photo Company, offers his memories - some sad, some life-changing, some happy, but many horrendous - of World War II in this work. With the aid of hundreds of his photographs, he remembers Camp Crowder, Missouri, the trip overseas, England, the events at Saint Lo, Nehou, Avranches, Paris, Reims, the Battle of the Bulge, Saar and the Moselle Triangle, refugees, Germany under Hitler, General Patton at the Rhine, conflicts in Germany, the 6th Armored Division, labor camps, POWs, graves registration, souvenirs, the end of the war, going home, and going back to Europe after the war.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyPhotography & photographsPhotographs: collectionsPhotographic reportageHistory & PoliticsHistory General & TheoryGeneral & world historyHistory & PoliticsMilitary HistorySecond World WarHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean history Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc Publication Date: 31/05/2002 ISBN-13: 9780786412181  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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The late Charles Eugene Sumners earned five Battle Stars and a Bronze Star for his participation in all five major European campaigns in World War II. He lived in Vincent, Alabama. His sister-in-law, Ann Sumners, works for a magazine and lives in Rome, Georgia.

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