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Carthage Cemetery Honors World War II Fallen

Abdallah Lagahre, a Tunisian stone mason, refreshes gold leaf lettering on the gravestone of Medal of Honor recipient Army Pvt. Nicholas Minue at the North Africa American Cemetery in Carthage, Tunisia, May 28, 2010. Workers were preparing for Memorial Day weekend to honor fallen American service members. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Vince Crawley)



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This work, Carthage Cemetery Honors World War II Fallen [Image 1 of 4], is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.28.2010

Date Posted:05.30.2010 14:37

Photo ID:284653

VIRIN:100528-A-#####-001

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Location:CARTHAGE, TNGlobe

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