no. 93. photo


“It gives me a sense of freedom because I can write what I want, I don’t have to worry about being onstage and hitting these notes, I just have to sing with emotion and convey my message. So many people are concerned with being the perfect ‘something.’ Whether it’s the perfect singer, the perfect sexy girl, or the perfect feminist. I don’t want to be the perfect anything.”


US Captain Willard V. Horne, Communications Officer hands the BC-603 receiver of the SCR-528 mobile radio to Lt. Stanley James.
They are an M4A3 Sherman B-17 from ‘B’ Company, 25th Tank Battalion, 14th Armored Division in the Alsace town of Ohlungen. March 24, 1945.

(Note the M-1 Carbine leaning against the Sherman turret)

(Willard V. Horne died in January 2015 aged 93)

(Photo source - US Army Signals Corps)

(Colourised by Royston Leonard from the UK)