not historical


“Master Sergeant James Barnes in the European Theater of Operations, 1944-1945.” National Archives and Records Administration.

[1] Taken from the private collection of Howling Commando Gabe Jones in 1973, this is the only photograph of 1st Sgt. Barnes writing what would later become The Night War. (Jan. 1945)

[2] An exhausted Staff Sgt. Barnes after the famous Battle of Saint-Georges-Eglise. (Jun. 24, 1944)

[3] Staff Sgt. Barnes in Normandy, working with members of the French Resistance. (Jul. 1944)

[4] Staff Sgt. Barnes holding a French child in Normandy. (Jul. 1944)

[5] 1st. Sgt. Barnes sleeping in his foxhole during what would become popularly known as the “Schädeljäger Offensive,” his legendary counter-sniper campaign in the Ardennes. (Dec. 1944)

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