panzer_papa (panzer_papa) wrote in mil_history,

Фотография и биография.

Подпись к фотографии:
"American all. Russian-American Leatherneck. A captain in the Russian Imperial Army during World War I, Corporal Alexis A. Stoopenkoff of New York City is now "Proud to bear the title of a U.S. Marine." During the last war he served in many campaigns and was decorated several times. After coming to the United States he became active in the National Guard. When World War II broke out, he joined the Marines as a buck private and rose to corporal."
Фотограф Alfred T. Palmer, декабрь 1942.

источник фотографии

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