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Seymour Nussenbaum: ​My Life in the Army

Seymour Nussenbaum kept two detailed scrapbooks of his experience in the Army in the 603rd Engineer Camouflage Battalion. Click the scrapbook covers to open them and follow some of his war experiences.

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Scrapbook cover

This scrapbook follows Nussenbaum from the first headlines that drew him into training for deployment with the camouflage unit in 1942, through his stations in the United States and Europe, up to the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944.

Scrapbook 2 cover

This scrapbook details Nussenbaum's experiences from December 1944 in Europe, through his campaigns in the Ghost Army to the end of the war, his travel back to the United States, and ends with several reunions with the 603rd in 1946.

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