1945 Print Dorothy Marsh Casablanca Red Cross Club American Troops Wartime CON1
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This is an original 1945 halftone print of American troops outside a Red Cross service station, a portrait of Dorothy Marsh, and Conad troops reading at a library during their off-duty. Miss Marsh came to Casablanca in 1942 where she served as a Red Cross Club Supervisor. She played an integral part in operations throughout France, Algeria, Italy and Morocco.
"Conad History" (Continental Advance) was created to preserve the history of the United States Army supply forces, and to provide a basis for future studies by the United States War Department. The book covered the continental advance, communications zones, the European theater of operations, and the United States Army during 1944 and 1945. The Conad staff began in Africa and traveled to central Europe where they finished.
This 66+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. Minor print defect - bottom center. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 9.75 x 13 inches; 25 x 33 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: World War II, wartime, uniform, soldiers, Service Club