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Sergeant and Mrs. Marvin C. Gerger with little Franklin James, first American baby boy born in post-war Berlin, who is wearing his Corporal stripes and hat, after General Keating had issued a proclamation making him a Corporal at the mature age of one wee

Sergeant and Mrs. Marvin C. Gerger with little Franklin James, first American baby boy born in post-war Berlin, who is wearing his Corporal stripes and hat, after General Keating had issued a proclamation making him a Corporal at the mature age of one wee
Sergeant and Mrs. Marvin C. Gerger with little Franklin James, first American baby boy born in post-war Berlin, who is wearing his Corporal stripes and hat, after General Keating had issued a proclamation making him a Corporal at the mature age of one wee
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Sergeant and Mrs. Marvin C. Gerger with little Franklin James, first American baby boy born in post-war Berlin, who is wearing his Corporal stripes and hat, after General Keating had issued a proclamation making him a Corporal at the mature age of one wee
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Sergeant and Mrs. Marvin C. Gerger with little Franklin James, first American baby boy born in post-war Berlin, who is wearing his Corporal stripes and hat, after General Keating had issued a proclamation making him a Corporal at the mature age of one wee
Sergeant and Mrs. Marvin C. Gerger with little Franklin James, first American baby boy born in post-war Berlin, who is wearing his Corporal stripes and hat, after General Keating had issued a proclamation making him a Corporal at the mature age of one wee
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Sergeant and Mrs. Marvin C. Gerger with little Franklin James, first American baby boy born in post-war Berlin, who is wearing his Corporal stripes and hat, after General Keating had issued a proclamation making him a Corporal at the mature age of one week. First American baby born in Berlin - Made Corporal after one week - by Special Proclamation. The first American baby born in Berlin is making great military career at top speed - after only one week he becomes a Corporal. General J. Keating, The J. Governor of the U.S. zone in Germany has made out a special proclamation promoting Franklin James Gerber, born on Sunday 26th May 1946 in Berlin, to the rank of a Corporal. The Honoured baby is the son of Sergeant and Mrs. Marvin Gerber, of 27 Prauss Strasse, Lichterfelde, Berlin. Mrs. Gerber - a French G.I. war bride, formerly Andree Fertelle of France, met Sgt. Gerber, while he was stationed in Paris in the Signal Corps. They were married in the church of St. Madelaine, Paris, France. Sgt. Gerber is making the army a career. His U.S. home is in San Antonio, Texas.

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