Paul W Tell served with the 733rd Railway Operating Battalion during World War II.  The sole purpose of the railway battalions was to get goods and personnel to the front lines and bring back prisoners and wounded soldiers. Tell brought with him an Eastman Kodak Folding Pocket Camera and took numerous amazing photographs during his time serving in the Army.

Paul W. Tell is on the right

Eastman Kodak Camera

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