Military Photo of the Day: Thanksgiving Cake

By Shannon Henderson Published on November 12, 2017

THANKSGIVING CAKE — Lt. Colonel W. W. Stickney, the commanding officer, cuts a Thanksgiving cake with a Japanese officer’s sword at Guadalcanal, as hungry Leathernecks look on.

Marine Corps birthday. Guadalcanal, November ’42.

From the Thayer Soule Collection (COLL/2266) at the Archives Branch, Marine Corps History Division

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