When Jimmy comes marching home

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Were you there?

In 1945 when Army Air Corps Col. James Stewart returned to Indiana from combat missions in Europe, the recipient of an Oscar, Distinguished Flying Cross and the Distinguished Service Medal was welcomed by his family, hometown and Life magazine.

To see more of Peter Stackpole’s photos for Life’s Sept. 24, 1945, cover story, go here.

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