Halftrack and Garand

Halftrack and Garand

June 1942. Fort Knox, Kentucky. “Infantryman with halftrack. A young soldier sights his Garand rifle like an old-timer. He likes the piece for its fine firing qualities and its rugged, dependable mechanism.” 4×5 Kodachrome transparency by Alfred Palmer for the Office of War Information.

Found at Shorpy.

Comments

  1. Kodachrome … gets the reds and fleshtones right, but screws up green and blues. Fujifilm did exactly the opposite. Chemical-based photography was always a bunch of compromises …