This is a pretty cool item! It is the ACTUAL composite photo the newspapers used to run the foto. Notice the editing lines, and look at the back. There you will see how the foto turned out. It is stamped "Herald American MAR 27, 1944" It is a large foto - approx. 12.2 cm x 21.5 cm. It is pristine. CLICK ON THE IMAGES TO MAKE THEM MUCH LARGER.