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Soldiers and Officers in Gun Pit

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DESCRIPTION

Artillerymen of Battalion A are ready for an enemy attack in a gun pit, at Saidor, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). A knife is standing point down in the front log. Names (left to right) are Sergeant Robert Ledin of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Private First Class Charles Evans of Hutchinson, Kansas, Private Charles Mahoney of New York City, Private First Class William Rentfro of Effingham, Illinois, Corporal Frank Parr, Lieutenant Robert Winkenwerder, Private Lawrence Barth, Private Frank Parys and Private Gordon Fabry, all of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 100151

Creation Date: 1944-01-22 

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 24, neg 2401

Original Dimensions: 2.375 x 2.375 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This image was published in the Milwaukee Journal on February 12th, 1943. The image and article appear on page 121 of the clipping book, Anybody Here From Wisconsin?, a reprint of the scrapbook kept by Robert Doyle's mother. 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

Botany

Foliage

Fortification

Hairstyles

Men

Military art and science

Military uniforms

Moustache

Officers

Outdoor photography

Persons

Portraits, Group

Smoking

Social problems

Soldiers

Trees

Weapons

World War, 1939-1945

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