Today is U.S. Memorial Day. The Old Farmer’s Almanac explains it:
Memorial Day is a day for remembering and honoring military personnel who died in the service of their country, particularly those who died in battle or as a result of wounds sustained in battle.
That includes, of course, remembering and honoring those killed in World War II:
It is likely at least a couple of those in that photograph did not return home alive.
So memories of them from those who encountered any there are worth their weight in gold.
Have a good day, wherever you are in the world.