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Nadzab Air Freight

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DESCRIPTION

Soldiers relax and wait for flights at the Nadzab Air Freight building. One soldier leans on the corner of the building. Another soldier, possibly Major Meredith M. Huggins of Salem, Oregon, sits on a box next to Robert Doyle's helmet and case with "Milwaukee Journal" stenciled on it. A sign above the door reads "3rd Air Freight Forwarding Squadron." The Nadzab Airport was near the Lae Airstrip, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea), but was able to receive larger aircraft.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 100124

Creation Date: 1944-01-13 

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 22, neg 2207

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

Air bases

Buildings

Land

Men

Military art and science

Military uniforms

Mountains

Officers

Outdoor photography

Persons

Signs and signboards

Signs and symbols

Soldiers

Transportation, Military

World War, 1939-1945

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