Santa Claus in Camp Lee, Virginia, 1941

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American soldier costumed as Santa Claus driving a Willys Jeep with a sack of radios, cookies, books and other gifts in the back (as well as a pine tree).

The photograph was taken at Camp Lee, Virginia, Quartermaster Replacement Center, in December 1941 (probably around Christmas time).

Book suggestion ⤵️

📖 American St. Nick: A TRUE story of Christmas and WWII that’s never been forgotten (Peter Lion, 2019)

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