Loaded Deck for Saidor Landing
Elevated view of the loaded deck of a LST (Landing Ship, Tank) on the way from Goodenough Island to Saidor, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). On the deck are many soldiers, jeeps, trucks, artillery and supplies. Tanks were probably in the hold of the ship. Another warship is in the distance. Robert Doyle wrote a caption for this image although it was not published at that time: "Packed with vehicles and soldiers, landing ship heads north for assault on Saidor, New Guinea, by task force consisting mainly of elements of Thirty-second Division. Landing was made at Saidor Jan. 2."
Image ID: 100058
Creation Date: 1943-12-31
Creator Name: Doyle, Robert
Collection Name: Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995
Original Format Type: negative, original
Original Format Number: M99-114, box 8, roll 20, neg 2001
Original Dimensions: 2.375 x 2.375 inches
Robert Doyle was a civilian war correspondent for the Milwaukee Journal during World War II, covering the experiences of Wisconsin troops in the 32nd "Red Arrow" Division, an infantry division of the United States Army National Guard. The "Red Arrow" Division consisted mainly of soldiers from Wisconsin and Michigan.
Military art and science
World War, 1939-1945
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