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Waller_Photo_1_F.jpg
During his deployment in England, John C. Waller photographed Elizabeth Tower (aka "Big Ben") at the Palace of Westminster, also known as Houses of Parliament. According to the clock face visible in the photograph, it was taken about 3 minutes after…

Waller_Photo_2_F.jpg
A photograph of Parliament Square, St. Margaret's Church, and Westminster Abbey taken by Waller on a date unknown. Two cars and three people are visible in the foreground.

Waller_Photo_4_F.jpg
Taken in 1944, the photograph shows beachgoers next to the Central Pier at Blackpool. A banner on the pier advertises a show called "Highlights of 1944" and lists the featured performers.

Waller_Photo_5_F.jpg
Taken in 1944, the photograph shows a number of storefronts along the Promenade in Blackpool. Most notable is Louis Tussaud's Waxwork Museum, which is still open today.

Waller_Photo_3_F.jpg
Although unmarked, this photograph presumably captures John C. Waller in military uniform. For verification, see the other photographs in which he has labelled himself.

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blackpool-promenade-victorian.jpg
This image was made into postcards for Blackpool's Promenade. Although the image is from the Victorian period, many of the buildings appear in Johnny's photograph of the promenade, taken in 1944.

Waller_Photo_6_F.jpg
During his time in England, Johnny collected photographs of his friends and colleagues in his army unit.

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Waller_Photo_7_F.jpg
This photograph shows Johnny Waller, his army buddies, and a British naval officer. During his time in England, Johnny interacted closely with allies from Britain and other countries, especially while he worked on the hospital trains.

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