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Tag: Papa’s Photos

Little Sardinian Donkey

The photo below was taken in Sardinia during the 1950s. The tiny little donkey pulling the cart is a special…

Noah’s Ark, Pleasure Beach, Blackpool, UK (1950s)

“This classic family attraction will rock you from side to side as it simulates the soothing motion of the ocean!…

Cagliari, Sardinia

More photos from my Grandfather’s Sardinia adventures. I love seeing what people wore in the 1950s and how they interacted…

Lixing-lès-Saint-Avold and Lelling, France

Below are a couple of scenes from Lelling and Lixing-lès-Saint-Avold in France; both are small towns located near Grostenquin —…

Decimomannu, Sardinia

In April 1957, the RCAF opened an Air Weapons Unit in Decimamannu, Sardinia, Italy, to be used as a air-to-air…

Dinant, Belgium

Ah Dinant, and it’s two dominant buildings: the Citadel sitting atop a 100 meter high cliff, and the Gothic style…

Wonderfully Ecclectic

One thing that always strikes me about my Papa’s photos is he liked to take pictures of things that are…

Natzweiler-Struthof

While looking for photos from Vimy Ridge in honour of the Grand-Père of Vimy, I found some old photos made…

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