Soldier with Muddy Boots Reading TIME Magazine
A soldier, Sergeant Robert Witzlsteiner of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, reads TIME magazine with his very muddy boots propped on a box. His rifle is across his lap. The military camp is at Saidor, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). The jungle is behind him, and his hammock and gear appear on the left.
Image ID: 100145
Creation Date: 1944-01-22
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 23, neg 2309
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.
Clothing and dress
Military art and science
World War, 1939-1945
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