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Attack On Brest

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DESCRIPTION

View of the attack on Brest, France, an important Channel port, from German forces on Hill 105. Eventually, after a fierce defense, the Germans surrendered Brest to the Allies on September 18th.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 100324

Creation Date: 1944-09-08 

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 35, neg 3508

Original Dimensions: 2.375 x 2.375 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Robert Doyle was a civilian war correspondent for the MMilwaukee 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

Battlefields

Battles

Botany

Cities and towns

Human settlements

Military art and science

Outdoor photography

Persons

Shrubs

Trees

World War, 1939-1945

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