Veterans of Fifth Division shooting dead jumper impersonator on the “Life Savers Parachute Jump” thrill ride at New York World’s Fair, 1940.

It was a different time… details inside.

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Sharpshooter Brigade practices shooting man in parachute.

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Parachute Jump thrill ride, 1939-40 World’s Fair, at Flushing Meadows in the Borough of Queens.

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Parachute ride sponsored by Lifesavers, Worlds Fair, 1940.

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