Warrant Officer Crouse performs magic show for children and soldiers at Christmas celebration on 23 December 1944 in the Pistoria Area of Italy.

U.S. Army Signal Corp photograph, Gift in Memory of William F. Caddell, Sr., from the Collection of The National World War II Museum
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9.Photograph.Warrant Officer Crouse performs magic show for children and soldiers at Christmas celebration. '23 Dec. 1944. 5/MM-44-32368. Fifth Army, Pistoria Area Italy. W/O J.G. [Warrant Officer Junior Grade] Clyde E. Crouse, dressed as a magician to amuse the civilian girls and the soldiers at the IV Corps Christmas dance. Everyone got a great laugh from his keen tricks. Photo by Kosseff. 3131 Signal Service Co.' Probably Pistoria, Italy. 23 December 1944

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$120.00
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Donor: 
William Caddell
Accession Number: 
2007.048.009
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Branch: 
US Army
Theater of Service: 
Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO)
Unit: 
Fifth Army
3131st Signal Service Company
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Topical Subjects: 
Soldiers--American--Italy
Holidays--Italy
Magicians
Girls--Italy
Dance parties--Italy
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Signal Corps photographs from the service of William F. Caddell, Sr. taken from the Fall of Rome through the end of the war.