TWO MEN AND A TRUCK IN TAGNON, ARDENNES, FRANCE (1942)

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ardennes taxi 1 This vintage snap shot features two men and what appears to be a delivery  or panel truck . This 1942 photo was taken in Tagnon, which is a community in the Ardennes department in northern France. The Ardennes region is in Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, and France. It was the scene of vicious battles in both World Wars. One of these battles was the Battle of the Bulge which occurred in 1944 and 1945. The previous owner of this photograph reported that this vehicle is a taxi. This photograph measures about 2 1/8″ x 2 1/8″ and is in good condition (see scans).

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HOW NOT TO DRESS FOR SLEDDING FUN IN BELGIUM

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This photograph captures three couples gathered around a “tricked out” sled on a winter day. There is snow on the ground and the woman are wearing weather appropriate footwear. Interestingly, only three of the subjects are paying attention to the camera. It is also notable that the individuals in this image are not dressed for frolicking in the snow. My guess is that they may have been out walking and happened upon the sled. One of them may have thought the sled presented them with a terrific  photo opportunity. This photograph, according to an inscription on the reverse of the image, was taken in Spa, Belgium. The photograph was shot at the Chalet de Geronstere in 1933. Spa is a town in the Province of Liege, Belgium. It is situated in a valley in the Ardennes mountains.

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