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Official USAAF photo. Original caption : “23093 AC – Left to Right : 2nd Lt Clinton B. Sipe, Pittsburg, Pa.; 2nd Lt Carlus Turner, Redbud, Ky.; 2nd Lt. Joe H. Walker Jr., Birmingham, Ala.; 2nd Lt Edward E. Weir, Dallas, Texas.” (Awards ceremony in Egypt – photo sent on 3 March 1943 by Lt. Tom Prideaux, from 9th Combat Camera Unit, Cairo, Egypt.) – Note Lt Sipe’s middle initial is not B but P.



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Date Contributor Update
13 February 2016 10:09:12 ED-BB Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations

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