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No soft spots.

Image ID: 1260317

No soft spots.  [[Aerial view of a clearing with soldiers from the African Am...] (March 1946)

Image Details

Image Title

:  No soft spots.

Alternate Title

: [Aerial view of a clearing with soldiers from the African American 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion jumping with parachutes in the distance, March 29, 1946.]

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Army. Signal Corps -- Sponsor

Created Date

: March 1946


: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 10 x 8 in.


: 40279


: Caption on back: "Terrain such as that pictured above is taken in stride [by] jumpers of the all-Negro 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion. They so manipulate their 'chutes' that they land safely in the small clearings shown above. 3-29-46."


: Military. / Post World War II activity. / U.S. Army - Training centers and military bases.

Source Description

: 3531 items (9.9 lin. ft., 39 boxes)


: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / Photographs and Prints Division

Catalog Call Number

: Sc Photo Military

Digital ID

: 1260317

Record ID

: 612716

Digital Item Published

: 4-29-2005; updated 1-20-2012

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