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Soldiers Pushing Jeep

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DESCRIPTION

Soldiers push a jeep that is stuck on the rocky beach at the Saidor landing. The open front of the LST (Landing Ship, Tank) is on the left. Another LST can be seen on the right. Robert Doyle wrote a caption for this image although it was not published at that time: "When jeeps pulling loaded trailers dug into rocks and stalled, soldiers quickly pushed them out to clear the way for vehicles behind."

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 100069

Creation Date: 1944-01-02 

Creator Name: Doyle, Robert

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Collection Name: Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: negative, original

Original Format Number: M99-114, box 8, roll 20, neg 2005

Original Dimensions: 2.375 x 2.375 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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.

SUBJECTS

Armed Forces

Battles

Men

Military art and science

Military uniforms

Ocean

Outdoor photography

Persons

Seashore

Soldiers

Transportation, Military

War work

Water

Weapons

World War, 1939-1945

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