Car Leaving Airfield
Many photographers take photos of a military automobile leaving an airfield in Paris, France. Robert Doyle notes "arrival of first plane US ATC (United States Air Transport Command) to fly direct from America today." On that plane were General George C. Marshall and Justice James F. Byrnes who were met by General Dwight D. Eisenhower and General George C. Marshall. The plane, on the left, is a Douglas C-54 Skymaster. In the background are jeeps, more airplanes and a group of spectators.
Image ID: 100556
Creation Date: 1944-10-06
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 38, neg 3812
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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