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Red Grandy ©Stars and StripesFinthen, West Germany, July, 1959: Charles Gibson of Headquarters Company adjusts a parachute on nine-year-old Karen Seroka just before her jump from a kids' version of the standard 34-foot jump tower. Overhead, on his way down, is seven-year-old Louis G. Mathern III. The airborne activities were part of the 505th Infantry's Activation Day at Finthen Army Airfield.


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