Aussie Press Hut
War correspondents pose for a group portrait in the Aussie Press Hut in Port Moresby, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). Names, (front, left to right) Bob Eunson of Associated Press, Dean Schedler of Associated Press, Major T.P. Wagner, Press Officer and Robert Doyle of the Milwaukee Journal, (back, left to right) Sergeant Dick Hanley of YANK Army Weekly, Ralph Boyce of YANK Army Weekly and Lieutenant Joe Jackson, Press Officer. The hut appears to be part tent, part structure. A countertop with a back has equipment stacked on it. Two bare light bulbs hang from the ceiling.
Image ID: 100877
Creation Date: 1942
Creator Name: Hanley, Dick, YANK Army Weekly
Collection Name: Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995
Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number: M99-114, box 7, fldr 7/1
Original Dimensions: 4.125 x 3.625 inches
This image appears on page 13 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.
Clothing and dress
Military art and science
Reporters and reporting
World War, 1939-1945
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