Photo of the day From the Stripes archives

February 12, 2007


Red Grandy ©Stars and Stripes

Frankfurt, Germany, February 10, 1961: 1st Lt. Sylvia Crooks of the 7310th USAF Dispensary at Rhine-Main Air Base poses with Louis Armstrong after getting an autograph from the jazz great between his shows at the Congress Hall in Frankfurt. Armstrong was starting a tour of Europe that included shows in Germany, Scandinavia and Switzerland.